Retail news round-up: AO World raises £50m for expansion and Drake's OVO to launch in London
OVO set to open store in London
October’s Very Own (OVO), the fashion brand owned by Canadian singer Drake, is set to open a store in London, Drapers reports.
The fashion brand will offer T-shirts at $40 (£32) and sweat pants at $138 (£110).
The store has been leased at the 30 Broadwick Street development in Soho.
OVO was unavailable for comment.
Supermarkets urged to boost workers’ wage
Supermarkets have been urged to sign up to a voluntary scheme to boost the wages of low paid workers by Living Wage Foundation director Katherine Chapman, Mirror Online reports.
Lidl pays the national living wage but other supermarkets are yet to sign up.
Lush won the Living Wage Foundation accreditation, with 3,555 staff receiving a boost to £8.45 an hour from £7.40 on April 1.