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Sainsbury’s has reported like-for-like sales excluding petrol down 2.8% for its second quarter, as boss Mike Coupe warns the second half is likely to be as tough.
Zalando, Europe’s biggest fashion etailer, has listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange today with a value of €4.9bn (£3.8bn).
Clarks is to launch its first store dedicated to men’s footwear with a pop up shop in central London.
Asos is vying to snap up innovative tech companies with its new venture capital arm as its boss predicts tech will revolutionise fashion in the next five years.
John Lewis managing director Andy Street has ruled out opening stores abroad in order to invest in navigating a changing UK market.
It seems a little incongruous to call JustFab an emerging retailer. The US ecommerce site expects to turnover $500 million in 2015, is eyeing an IPO, is valued at $1bn and already operates in seven countries.
Andy Barwood, creative director of Indicia compares the respective Convent Garden store offers of Paul Smith and Office.
The North wind won’t blow. And never mind snow, there’s barely a sign of autumnal crispness in the air. It’s tough for fashion retailers.
Zara UK’s operating profit fell by over a third in the year to the end of January 2014 because of increased costs, while its sales increased by just £15m.