REPORT_ Black Friday helped deliver the biggest week ever for sales in John Lewis's 150 year trading history. Overall sales were up 21.8 percent on last year with online sales recording a 42.2 percent year-on-year growth. Several shops achieved record takings on Black Friday itself, including Oxford […]

REPORT_ Bestseller, having brands like Jack & Jones and Vero Moda under its portfolio, said that the company’s turnover reached 2.7 billion euros (3.3 billion dollars) and pre-tax profit of 228.2 million euros (283.8 million dollars) during the financial year 2013/14. “A 21 percent increase […]

Bonmarché announcing its interim results for the 26 week period ended September 27, 2014 said that its total revenues went up 11.8 percent at 91.1 million pounds (142.7 million dollars). Like-for-like sales at its stores increased 7.8 percent, whereas profit before tax of 6.4 million pounds (10 […]

High-end lingerie wholesaler, Naughty Knickers has secured 50,000 pounds in funding from Manchester-based, invoice finance specialists, Positive Cashflow Finance. The Newcastle-based business, founded by Sarah Northey three years ago and incorporated in April 2014, first started selling direct to consumers […]

L Capital Asia, the private equity fund driven by luxury conglomerate LVMH, has taken a majority stake in Australian swimwear label Seafolly for an disclosed amount, following weeks of speculation. “Our partnership with L Capital cements plans for international expansion and the development of […]

REPORT_ November 2014 same-store sales at Uniqlo Japan increased by 1.9 percent year on year while sales at its own stores increased by 4.1 percent. Total sales including online sales at the company increased by 4.7 percent. The company has said that Uniqlo’s 30th anniversary celebrations and […]

Yoox Group reported two consecutive daily sales records on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, with the latter breaking the group's 'all-time daily record' for sales. The group's multi-brand digital stores include Yoox.com, shoescribe.com and thecorner.com, as well as a number of mono-brand online stores […]

Mulberry, the luxury accessories heritage label, is predicted to report a hefty loss later this week when the company publishes its first-half year results. Analysts at Barclays are forecasting a one million pound loss in the premium label's first half year results, a speedy decline from the 7.2 million […]

REPORT_ Bosideng International Holdings, the down apparel company from mainland China in its unaudited interim results for the six months ended September 30, 2014 said that the group’s revenue increased by 1.4 percent year-on-year to about 2,849.5 million Chinese Yuan (463.4 million dollars). […]

The shares of upscale US fashion retailer Nordstrom (JWN) hit a 52-week high of 77.15 US dollars yesterday, before closing at 75.89 US dollar and accumulating a year-to-date return of 24.3 percent. Earlier, the company posted strong third-quarter fiscal 2014 results that were spurred on by its latest […]

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