Year-on-year comparisons across the pandemic landscape can make interesting reading. That’s why UK online retail in 2021 recorded its worst-ever year for growth, but still managed a “rather good” performance.
Yoox Net-A-Porter (YNAP) has named Natalie Lee as General Manager for the APAC region. She has extensive experience operating in APAC’s high-growth fashion and e-commerce sector and joins from Vestiaire Collective.
ASOS faced “challenging market conditions” in the last four months of 2021 yet still managed to post revenue growth, it said on Thursday as it also announced plans to list its shares on London's Main Market.
Big appointment for Landsec. The UK commercial property giant has hired Remco Simon to the newly-created role of managing director – Strategy and Capital Markets. Effective immediately, the will report to CEO Mark Allan.
Demand for prestige beauty products in the UK continues to rocket and sales leapt 46% year-on-year in the last trading week to Christmas, The NPD Group’s latest figures show. Fragrance was the star gift performer.
Talking a good game on all-things sustainable is one thing. Proving you can walk the walk is another. So fast-expanding luxury beauty brand Rituals Cosmetics has announced it is now a ‘Certified B Corporation’.
Wilko is to close 15 stores in 2022, it announced on Tuesday. The value-focused general merchandise retailer that also sells beauty products has reviewed its store estate as a result of a number of leases ending.
Consumer spending on essential items grew in December by as much as 13.7% on a two-year basis, but clothing saw slower growth and department stores also lagged compared to supermarkets and discounters.