Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo brand said its Beijing Sanlitun Global Flagship will open in China’s capital on November 6. It’s only the third of its Global Flagship format on China’s mainland and its very first in Beijing.
E-tail giant Alibaba is seeking to dethrone Chinese rival Shein from its powerful position in fast-fashion online retail with the launch of its own value-focused, trend-responsive fashion platform AllyLikes.
Matalan revenues rose fast in Q2 but could have risen faster if not for supply chain issues. The company is staying cautious as logistics problems frustrate efforts to get the product customers want into its stores.
The comeback of Laura Ashley in the fashion sector has begun as Batsheva Hay’s eponymous Batsheva label has linked up with the UK brand in a way makes the most of its heritage and targets the upscale shopper.
There's been a debate around whether consumers will return to traditional office clothing after having worked from home in comfy loungewear, and current shop and search behaviour is giving us plenty of clues.
Clothing spend rose last month but the UK retail sector remains on a knife-edge with consumer confidence weak and supply chain issues a big worry, the monthly Barclaycard and BRC reports showed on Tuesday.
Clarks had a tough time of it last year, as did many others in the footwear sector. Sales plummeted and its losses in the 12 months to January 2021 grew. But the firm is upbeat about the future under its new ownership.