Retail news round-up on February 23, 2016: Burberry unveils patchwork coats for women at London Fashion week and SuperValu reports €2.6bn in annual sales.
Burberry presents womenswear patchwork coats at London fashion week
Burberry has unveiled a collection of patchwork coats and military trenches at London fashion week, which took place in Kensington Gardens.
The first entirely shoppable show presented the brand’s womenswear range under the new and unified 'Burberry' label.
The Patchwork coat is a mix of texture, fabric and detail, individually named after British streets, towns and villages and it is already available to buy straight from the runway.
Reinvented for A/W16, the trench coat this time boasted sleek patent leather with polished heritage-inspired buckles and military topstitching.
Online shopping lifts SuperValu sales
Irish grocery retailer SuperValu’s sales touched €2.6bn in 2015, driven by a boost in its online shopping.
The brand, owned by Musgrave, said its active online shopping base jumped by 23.6% last year.
The SuperValu online shopping app had 129% more downloads last year than in 2014.