With click & collect rapidly proving to be the top delivery method for e-shoppers and also being a physical store footfall driver, John Lewis is boosting its C&C efforts with third-party brands, starting with Boden.
The UK’s already-fragile consumer confidence fractured further in October with the latest GfK survey showing it’s dangerously close to breaking point and offering no encouragement for the Christmas shopping season.
Just a day after announcing that it was going completely carbon neutral, online retail giant Zalando had more big news on Thursday as it issued its third-quarter results and said that its revenues continue to grow fast.
The co-located trade fairs have unveiled innovation as the theme of their next event in January 2020, promising a new one-day conference, an expanded educational program and a refreshed artistic direction for the show.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is eyeing a listing in Hong Kong as early as November to raise up to $15 billion (£11.64 billion), after political unrest in the Asian financial hub put the move on ice earlier this year.
The American active and footwear company announced solid revenue and earnings gains for the third quarter on Wednesday, as its Sorel brand saw accelerated growth thanks to strong demand for its fall fashion styles.
Crocs has announced an impressive 20% increase in revenue in the third quarter, progress which drove expectation-beating earnings and led the footwear company to raise its full-year guidance to record levels.