The UK's Office for National Statistics said October sales volumes and value fell by 0.1% month-on-month. But department stores reported growth while year-on-year sales rose 3.1% by volume and 3.3% by value.
John Lewis has unveiled its first-ever joint Christmas ad between its department stores chain and its supermarkets. The creative “tells the story of a little girl and her friendship with an excitable young dragon”.
Part of Kingpins’ plan to bring an ethical focus its tradeshows worldwide, all panels of the upcoming New York show will focus on social and environmental issues related to the future of the denim industry.
Lawmakers pressed top U.S. antitrust enforcers on their probes of tech giants Google, Facebook and Amazon on Wednesday, with the chair of a House subcommittee expressing frustration over the firms' acquisitions.
Volcom has been named official apparel partner of the U.S. Snowboardcross, Slopestyle/Big Air, and Halfpipe teams through the 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games, as well as team coaches and support staff.
The Spanish retailer has posted revenues of 7.61 billion euros for the first half of the year, while Ebitda rose by 14% to 386 million euros on the back of improved profit margins at the retail division.
Car maker BMW has inked a five-year licence deal with the eyewear group starting on January 1 2020, for the design, production and distribution of eyeglasses and sunglasses for the BMW, BMW M and BMW M Motorsport lines.
The Italian luxury outerwear brand, founded over 70 years ago, has opened a 300 m2-plus flagship store on four levels at 31 Old Bond Street in the heart of London, inside an elegant Art Nouveau building.