Brexit and global trade wars may be restraining the outlook for the consumer economy internationally but fashion marketers in three key European economies are focused on cross-border expansion for next year.
British designer John Galliano railed against Brexit and populism threatening "the moral fibre of society" after a pointed Paris fashion show where he paid tribute to World War II heroes for saving democracy.
The fashion retailer said on Thursday Rachel Osborne will become its new finance chief once she steps down from the same position at Debenhams, following just one year in the role at the department store chain.
The tough trading backdrop continues to hurt results at Oasis and Warehouse with the year to March 2 showing the firm is still in turnaround mode. But at least pre-tax profit was £1.6m, up from a loss last time.
We've already heard from the UK's statistics body that e-sales in August were weak and now the key specialist tracking report that monitors such sales has confirmed the weakness, although fashion looked strong
British retail sales unexpectedly fell on the month in August after shoppers bought less online than the month before when major sales promotions encouraged them to splash out, official figures showed on Thursday.