Reopening is hugely important for every physical retailer, but it's even more so for Primark, which has admitted it's been losing £650 million in sales a month due to lockdowns as it has no webstore to fall back on.
Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo will open an expanded Uniqlo Tokyo on June 19 in the key Ginza shopping district. The company has renovated its store in the Marronnier Gate Ginza 2 building as the area is redeveloped.
The outdoor apparel and equipment company has announced a new partnership with The Savory Insititute as part of its efforts to help build a regenerative leather supply chain for the apparel and footwear industry.
European e-tailer Zalando has taken a major step forward in driving a more sustainability-focused retail sector post-pandemic, making sustainability assessment mandatory for its private labels and partner brands.
Debenhams is cutting more than 1,000 HQ and store jobs as 17 branches are set to close, with the firm hoping to emerge from administration as a more flexible entity that can meet the challenges of the new retail world.
The footwear group announced a net loss of $17.5 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, for the first quarter on Thursday, as the company’s sales suffered from the negative effects of Covid-19-related store closures.
Fashion retailer Monsoon Accessorize is reportedly close to an administration filing due to the UK retail lockdown. As many as 3,500 jobs could be at risk if it goes under, but it's likely to survive in some form.
With fitting rooms having to remain closed when stores reopen and widespread ‘quarantining’ of garments that have been handled by shoppers being planned, doubt is being cast on the effectiveness of such measures.
Boohoo has just splashed out £269.8 million to buy the 34% of PrettyLittleThing it didn't already own with the firm now in full control of a brand that's nearly 10 times larger than when it first bought a stake in 2017.
Digital wholesale platform JOOR said on Wednesday that it will power key fashion industry events London Fashion Week next month and Premium Berlin in July, as well as a number of autumn fashion events.