Shop Direct, which operates multi-category digital retailers Very and Littlewoods, increased group revenue by 3.7 percent year-on-year for the seven weeks up to and including December 28, 2018. The company said, group’s performance was driven by 8.8 percent year-on-year growth at Very, its largest and […]

Home furnishings, fashion and furniture retailer Laura Ashley has selected Oracle Commerce Cloud to enhance its online customer experience. Laura Ashley tasked Oracle to create a seamless, integrated customer experiences across traditional and digital channels as well as to enhance its inventory management […]

For the cumulative 48-week period to January 5, 2019, JD Sports Fashion Plc has reported 15 percent sales growth across its global Sports Fashion fascias excluding the recent acquisitions of Finish Line in the United States and Sport Zone in Iberia. JD Sports is confident that the headline group profit […]

The Adolfo Dominguez group has said that the growth of comparable sales at constant exchange rate in the fiscal third quarter was 10.7 percent, with respect to the same period of 2017. The total sales in these nine months were down 2.6 percent to 75.9 million euros and attributed net result for the […]

Growth in the UK economy has slowed in the three months to November to its weakest pace in six months. The economy grew by 0.3 percent in this period, down from 0.4 percent in the three months to October, according to new data by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The economy grew by 0.2 percent […]

British luxury menswear brand Hardy Amies has fallen into administration for the second time in just over a decade. The British heritage brand was previously brought out of administration in 2008. “Despite trading at a loss in the UK for some time, the Hardy Amies’ brand has a unique heritage, which […]

Moss Bros Group Plc, for the 23 week period to January 5, 2019, including the Christmas trading period, reported 0.6 percent rise in total sales ahead of last year and a drop of 1 percent on a like for like basis. The company said that the performance has shown an improving trend across the first ten […]

Quiz Group revenue increased by 8.4 percent in the six-week period from November 25, 2018 to January 5, 2019 against the comparable period last year, while the group’s online revenue increasing by 34.1 percent. Given the continued uncertainty with regards to consumer demand and associated spend, the […]

During five weeks to January 5, 2019, Fat Face said that the company experienced a tough early Christmas trading with traffic in the market down during November. Black Friday appeared to be predominately an online event, however, momentum picked up in the final week before Christmas and continued through […]

At its annual general meeting held yesterday, Debenhams plc Chairman, Sir Ian Cheshire informed the company of his decision to step down from the board with immediate effect. The company said that Sir Ian, who joined the board in January 2016 and was appointed Chairman in April 2016 decided to resign […]