Stradivarius will add to its international portfolio with the opening of a new store in London this spring. The new store will open at Westfield White City, joining other Inditex brands including Bershka and Zara.
The H-Farm-developed social shopping app has secured $20 million in funding as it aims to consolidate its operations in the United States, a market where the platform has significant expansion potential.
The British retailer has announced that its current CFO Nick Wharton plans to leave the business after two years in the role. He will be succeeded by Ed Barker, who served as Sainsbury's CFO before joining Superdry.
Fashion has had a good seven days at John Lewis as the chilly weather across the UK spurred it to a 7.7% rise. That easily outstripped the 2.6% overall increase to £79.4 million at the physical stores chain and webstore.
Mothercare may have had a weak Christmas but rival Mamas & Papas fared much better. The retailer said this week that sales rose 2.7% in the six weeks to January 13 and that it saw record sales through its stores.
Plus size and menswear growth, a US sales surge, and good online sales drove omnichannel retailer N Brown to a pleasing Q3 and record-breaking Christmas period. And a new Zalando deal should drive sales even higher.