The embattled UK retail industry was dealt another blow on Friday after news emerged that Arcadia is considering a restructuring process which could result in significant store closures and job losses.
Italian fashion retailer Calzedonia is planning new store openings in the strategically important markets of the United States, China and Japan, it said on Tuesday, as it reported broadly steady sales for 2018.
Primark is moving hundreds of UK-based roles to its headquarters in Dublin in September this year in a move that will affect 220 jobs across the company’s buying, merchandising, design, quality and sourcing teams.
One brand quietly winning a legion of fans since coming to show in Paris two years ago is Silvia Tcherassi. A highly sophisticated Colombian, Tcherassi was previously named Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.
The former Guess CEO has been named non-executive director and chairman of the sustainability committee of Global Fashion Group, the portfolio of fashion e-commerce platforms including The Iconic, Zalora and Dafiti.
The 160,100 sq ft store will be almost four times the size of the retailer’s existing store in Birmingham, and feature a beauty studio for nails, make-up, hair and lashes, a barber shop and three dining experiences.
The no-retouching movement is making a major impact on the intimates, swim and athleisure sector as far as marketing is concerned and the latest company to sign up is Salford-based fashion e-tailer In The Style.
New research into U.S. consumer behaviors, specifically those of Gen Zers and millennials, found these groups love shopping online, crave luxury, and want online features that mimic real-life shopping experiences.