Department store Debenhams increased its gross transaction period over the 42 weeks to 19th June by 8.9% compared with the previous year including Magasin du Nord (“Magasin”) and by 1.1% excluding Magasin. Like-for-like sales decreased by 0.4% over the 42 weeks. and continued to be impacted […]

Gap Inc. reported that June 2010 net sales were up 2 percent from last year. Net sales for the five-week period ended July 3, 2010 were $1.31 billion compared with net sales of $1.29 billion for the five-week period ended July 4, 2009. The company’s comparable store sales for June 2010 were flat […]

Stylesight, an online provider of trend content, tools and technology for the fashion and style industries, has brought its forecasting to life through motion graphics, video and audio. "Stylesight plans to leverage multimedia content deeper than any other trend service in the industry," says […]

Italian luxury brand Bottega Veneta has revamped its website adding a visual refinement to the Online user experience. Be it shopping or browsing, the new site features a number of significant innovations, foremost among them the seamless integration of the branding and shopping. The aim is to give […]

Fashion brand Diesel have been banned from using two posters likely to cause “serious offence” to adults by the advertising watchdog responding to 33 complaints. The first poster featured an image of a woman holding open her bikini bottoms with one hand and taking a photograph of her genitals […]

A BBC investigation has found that Next has been breaking consumer law by failing to refund delivery charges applied to goods bought online, but then returned. The BBC has also discovered that staff at other mail order companies are giving out the wrong information about their refund policies. Under […]

How to market a brand? With the numerous options companies have today, making choices is not easy. FashionUnited contacted Eucalyptus and got some interesting answers. Eucalyptus is essentially a womenswear British label, based in London. The brand was officially launched in 2001 by Sonia Au-Yeung, […]

Consumer spending at large department stores in June was relatively strong, but sales at other store chains in the US remained uncertain, said the Financial Times. According to Retail Metrics, June benefited from a late Memorial Day weekend, seeing same-store sales at large department stores like Nordstrom […]

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