House of Fraser delivered lower sales and wider losses Wednesday but was upbeat and said its womenswear revamp is paying off while lower e-sales were caused by an online re-platform that is now yielding good results.
Inditex had another good first half and sales so far in H2 look to be strong. While much of the growth was driven by its ongoing expansion programme, a comparable sales rise of 6% is encouraging in the tough environment.
The V&A has announced that Mexican artist Frida Kahlo will be the star of a major exhibition next year. The exhibition will show Kahlo’s clothing and personal possessions for the first time outside Mexico.
French Connection had some good news on Tuesday with an improving performance and Veryexclusive's Sarah Curran joining the board. But its turnaround is still far from certain as losses continue and sales are still down.