After catching a bit of a winter chill over “disappointing” Christmas trading, Joules was more upbeat on Tuesday, talking of “robust" first-half sales for the pre-festive period, despite a profits dip.
On Thursday, African-American designer Clemens Telfar treated Pitti's audience to a show-event that will go down in history, his artist friends treading a giant banqueting table in party/live performance mode.
The Philadelphia-based lifestyle and services company announced “record” sales for the 2019 holiday season on Thursday but disappointed analysts with the results of its flagship brand and warnings of weaker Q4 margins.
Trading stayed challenging at M&S in Q3 with the retail giant reporting just a 0.2% like-for-like sales rise and a total UK sales fall of 0.6%. Yet while Clothing & Home was down, at least the rate of decline slowed.
Capri Holdings Limited (owner of Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo) has signed a deal to buy Italian shoemaker Alberto Gozzi, which will initially become the footwear producer for Versace and Jimmy Choo.
Superdry delivered plenty of negative numbers with its half-year results on Thursday but they'd largely been expected as the company is deep in a reset strategy and it said this is showing early signs of working.