Preppy fashion chain Jack Wills has returned to profitability two years after Peter Williams returned to head the struggling firm. The secret of its success? A full-price focus, careful store expansion and omnichannel.
The U.S. bridal chain store Alfred Angelo abruptly closed all of its locations, leaving brides with uncompleted dress orders wondering what would happen to their gowns or if they would get their money back.
John Lewis, the UK department store operator, has seen a drop in demand for big ticket items as consumer confidence wanes, but trade in spontaneous categories, such as beauty, is holding up, its boss has said.