The UK government is drawing up plans to introduce an online sales tax, but don’t expect its inclusion in the chancellor’s end-of-the-month budget. The news will come as a further disappointment for physical retailers.
It’s been another tough year for Leeds Group and Covid-19 continues to be the culprit. While many British businesses are slowly recovering, UK-based-but-Germany-focused fabrics specialist is still some way off normality.
The comeback of Laura Ashley in the fashion sector has begun as Batsheva Hay’s eponymous Batsheva label has linked up with the UK brand in a way makes the most of its heritage and targets the upscale shopper.
A strike is continuing at the Clarks warehouse in Somerset, England with workers saying the struggling firm wants to fire and rehire them on contracts that will reduce their pay and worsen their conditions.
Parfums Christian Dior has opened the Miss Dior Exhibition 12 Women Artists featuring interpretations of the fragrance in Monsieur Dior’s Chateau de la Colle Noire, opening it for the first time to the general public.
The fashion retailer has named 18-year-old streamer and esports champion Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf as its first chief gaming scout, a role in which he will help select talent for the brand’s new gamer training program.
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