After a successful trial in February, Texworld Evolution organiser Messe Frankfurt will hold another showroom in Paris from July 5 to 9 to maintain a physical meeting point despite the absence of its trade shows.
The US apparel and footwear group has inaugurated a 55,700-square-metrer logistics centre in Leicestershire that will generate up to 250 new jobs, and will boost the group’s business in the UK and the EMEA region.
Fashion retailer Atterley.com, which counts Alexandra Shulman as an advisor, has raised £3 million through a funding round backed by Maven Capital Partners, by Scottish Enterprise and existing shareholders.
Pent-up demand to shop in a real store is simmering nicely and provides optimism for a bounceback from 12 April’s reopening. That’s the less-than-surprising view from the Springboard Footfall Monitor, released Thursday.
Pure London organiser Hyve remains upbeat ahead of an expected recovery out of pandemic restrictions this year, the events company said in a trading update Thursday. It cited "growing confidence" for calendar year 2022.
Fast Retailing released H1 results on Thursday, plus its Japanese Uniqlo performance for March. Both reports showed the business is doing well in general, even if the H1 figures showed some smaller brands struggling.
Gap may be exiting the UK market as far as company-operated shops are concerned, but it wants to make the most of the reopening in England. It will launch a kidswear pop-up in the Westfield London mall on April 12.
ASOS released its interim results on Thursday and the fashion e-tail giant confirmed just how strong it is, as its own brands and Arcadia labels boomed. It saw sales rising globally and profits soared.