Times may still be tough for Laura Ashley but its fashion business powered ahead in H1 with double-digit growth and the spring collection looks like it could deliver more of the same, it said Wednesday.
A 0.6% dip in weekly spending at John Lewis Partnership to just over £206 million was largely accounted for by a drop in sales at the John Lewis department store chain and webstore, the company said on Tuesday.
The news around UK retail may seem to be almost all bad but nobody seemed to have told visitors to Pure London last week with the show feeling busier than the last event and plenty of brands writing orders.
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.
Following the opening of a store in Barcelona, the brand's managing director for international spoke to FashionNetwork.com about its projects, including digital expansion and future openings in Paris and Amsterdam.