The British Fashion Council (BFC) is to stage its second annual Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF) Forum with an extensive day-long programme on 30 June. It will take place at 180 Studios, 180 The Strand, London.
H&M’s first half and Q2 were all about its ongoing recovery as the retail giant benefited from “increased full-price sales and lower markdowns”. But there remain challenges and comparison periods are getting tougher.
The British economy could be in line for a “painful inflation spiral”, the Bank of England’s chief economist Huw Pill has warned. He points to a shortage of workers and businesses’ willingness to pass on higher costs.
It looks like Cath Kidston could be up for sale just two years after the company's pandemic-linked collapse saw it retreating from much of its physical retail chain and cutting close to a thousand jobs.
Menswear’s two most defiantly artistic designers – Craig Green and Jonathan Anderson – began Saturday with two strikingly unique visions in Paris, before Hermès presented a salutary lesson in nonchalant chic.
H&M has shut its flagship Shanghai store, its latest closure in China where consumer demand has slumped amid COVID-19 lockdowns and it has received backlash against companies that refuse to use Xinjiang cotton.
UK consumer confidence fell to a record low in June as shoppers grappled with a stark new economic reality, figures from Gfk’s long-running series of reports show. Its confidence Index dipped one point to -41.
German online fashion e-tailer Zalando has been forced to revise its guidance for the year. It cited a further deterioration in macroeconomic conditions as the EU consumer confidence index fell further in June.