The John Lewis department store chain had a good seven days in the period to June 16 as its 5.7% growth came on the back of rising fashion sales and a particularly good time for own-brands and menswear.
Debenhams is going nowhere fast at the moment as tough trading conditions mean its recovery plan isn't delivering the results it wants, except on digital. The answer? A focus on cost cuts and carrying on with that plan.
The spread of online shopping in Japan is dragging down consumer inflation, the central bank said, highlighting the “Amazon effect” on prices and the challenges policy makers face in reigniting Japan's stagnant economy.
A new Beach category will show this August at Swim Collective in Anaheim, CA, aiming to offer a curated assortment of apparel and accessories designed to round out buyers' purchases at the swimwear trade show.