Mothercare may have had a weak Christmas but rival Mamas & Papas fared much better. The retailer said this week that sales rose 2.7% in the six weeks to January 13 and that it saw record sales through its stores.
Plus size and menswear growth, a US sales surge, and good online sales drove omnichannel retailer N Brown to a pleasing Q3 and record-breaking Christmas period. And a new Zalando deal should drive sales even higher.
Heron Preston showed his third season of men's and women's collections in Paris this week. The designer's FW18 show also debuted new categories of luxury handbags, footwear and eyewear, as well as collaboration capsules.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at Washington DC's Dulles International Airport seized 400 pairs of fake Air Jordan sneakers. If authentic, the sneakers would have had a street value of approximately $55,000.
Highsnobiety, founded in Berlin by David Fischer, said on Friday it had secured $8.5 million in funding, becoming the latest lifestyle startup to win backing from investors led by Frederic Court’s Felix Capital.