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Boohoo sales skyrocket 97% 7 hours ago

Fast fashion retailer Boohoo posted a 97 per cent rise in group revenues to £579.8 million in the year to February 29, with strong growth across all of its markets. The pure-play retailer said revenues in the UK had nearly doubled, rising 95 per cent, with international up 99 per cent. Adjusted...

49% rise in Gucci revenues drives Kering Q1 results 8 hours ago

All eyes on Gucci as parent company Kering reported a 48.7 per cent rise in revenues for the luxury fashion brand. Revenues at Kering rose 36.5 per cent in the first three months of the year to EUR 3.11 billion (£2.72 billion) on a comparable basis. The results were led by Gucci,...

Amazon now delivers to your car boot 8 hours ago

Amazon Prime members can now choose to have their packages delivered to the inside of their cars in an attempt to reduce theft of packages outside front doors. The online retail giant has launched the service across 37 cities in the US in partnership with General Motors and Volvo and will...

Myer appoints former House of Fraser head as CEO 1 day ago

Australian department store Myer has appointed John King, the former House of Fraser head, as its new chief executive following an international search. He will succeed Richard Umbers who stepped down earlier this year. King was chief executive of House of Fraser from 2006 to 2014 when the company was sold to...

High street sales skyrocket as heatwave provides boost for retailers 1 day ago

Last week’s mini-heatwave has provided a much-needed boost to the high street as shoppers flocked to stock up on sun cream and summer clothes. As temperatures leaped into the high 20’s, with Thursday marking the hottest April day for nearly 70 years, Waitrose reported a 400 per cent rise in sun...

Quiz to offer N Brown curve collection 1 day ago

Fast fashion brand Quiz has announced it will team up with N Brown Group to sell its curve range collections through JD Williams and SimplyBe. It marks another wholesale expansion for the Quiz brand, allowing it to extend its customer base. “We are delighted to partner with such an established brand to...

Selfridges creates first cinematic advertising campaign 2 days ago

The Selfridges department store has launched its first ever advertising campaign for broadcast in cinemas. The campaign includes a 60 second film shot by director and photographer Norbert Schoerner in support of Selfridges’ new creative retail scheme, Radical Luxury. The film will be shown across a range of cinemas from distributors...

Farfetch launches technology accelerator 2 days ago

Online luxury fashion platform Farfetch has launched a new technology accelerator called Dream Assembly. The scheme will provide its first cohort of start-ups with a programme of mentorship, networking opportunities and access to early-stage funding. Participants will also benefit from Farfetch’s collaboration with luxury brand Burberry and venture capital firm 500...

H&M, Adidas and M&S ranked among most transparent fashion brands 2 days ago

Five years on from the Rana Plaza disaster, lobby group Fashion Revolution has published a report on the supply chain transparency of the top 150 biggest fashion brands. The 2018 review ranked retailers according to how much they disclose about their social and environmental policies, practises and impact. Brands were given a...

95% sales rise expected at Boohoo 2 days ago

Boohoo is set to post skyrocketing sales in its full-year results later this week, as analysts anticipate its heavy infrastructure investment to nearly double figures. According to City AM, the City has predicted the fast fashion retailer will report 95 per cent sales growth topping £547.6 million, with pre-tax profits of £47...

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