Friday, February 23, 2018

Harrods boss wants more rich visitors – are tourists turned off by the UK...

Michael Ward, the Managing Director of luxury department store Harrods has warned that government policies are deterring wealthy visitors from the UK.  Ward has cautioned that...

Burberry‘s Long Serving Non-Exec Director takes his bow

In the midst of London Fashion Week, Burberry‘s Non-Executive Director David Tyler has announced his plans to step down from the board at the...

House of Fraser sees 30% e-commerce growth

In half-year results posted today, House of Fraser recorded like-for-like sales growth of 6.5% and a 30.8% jump in online sales. For the department...

Creating a multichannel approach: House of Fraser appoints new CIO

House of Fraser has poached John Lewis‘ CTO Julian Burnett, who will take on a role as Chief Information Officer at the former retailer effective 5th October 2015.  Burnett...

French Connection continues to struggle

French Connection suffered a “tough trading period” for the first six months of the year. Group revenue fell 9.8% in the first half of 2015 and like-for-like sales...

Boden has put its faith in bricks-and-mortar and you should too

Boden, loved by the likes of Samantha Cameron and Michelle Obama, is as famed for its catalogue and online offerings as it is for...

Santander banks on Aspinal of London’s success

Luxury goods maker and retailer Aspinal of London has secured £9.75m in funding from Santander to fuel its plans for expansion.  The funding package is part of Santander‘s Breakthrough Production...

Burberry launches its own channel on Apple Music

In the latest example of luxury colliding with fashion, Burberry has become the first retailer to create a dedicated channel on Apple Music. The new chic streaming service, which aims...

John Lewis profits offset by pensions

The John Lewis partnership has reported a 26% drop in pre-tax profits in a half-year update, blaming pension changes which will be £60m higher than last year, as well as...

Foreign economic turbulence necessitates a change of plan for M&S

Marks & Spencer is planning to slow its overseas expansion in light of economic turbulence in its target markets.  Due to economic issues in Russia...

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