Budget fashion retailer Bonmarché issued a trading update on Friday and while its previous downbeat update had only been released last month, at least this one was a slightly - very slightly - more cheerful read.
Puma has unveiled the Clyde Court #Reform, a basketball shoe inspired by hip-hop artist Meek Mill's advocacy to reform the criminal justice system and Olympian Tommie Smith's activism for universal equality.
International tourist spending was one of the few bright spots in UK retail last month and despite one of the worst festive seasons on record, tourists’ average transaction value rose in double-digits in December.
The Smiley Company had good news this week and said that last year was strong, despite the weak retail sector. And while full 2018 results are still being prepared, the first nine months suggest a healthy final figure.
The New York-based sports and footwear retailer is opening its first North American ‘Power Store’ in Eastpointe, Michigan, an 8,500-square-foot retail location which aims to be a hub for the local sneakerhead community.
Joules may have seen its margins dented in the AW18 and Christmas season but it continued to expand at home and abroad as shoppers bought into its lifestyle offer despite reining-in their spending elsewhere.
Foot Locker, Inc. has made a $2 million investment in Pensole Inc., allowing the footwear company and its vendor partners to foster new talent and gain early access to collaborative design and new manufacturing talent.
Dutch footwear retailer Leemans Schoenen has filed for bankruptcy. The 124-year old family business, which operates 20 stores and an online store, will remain open while the retailer explores a relaunch.
The importance of retail at railway stations in the UK came into even sharper focus over the festive period as key train stations saw rising product retail sales, despite the weak trading conditions during the period.