It was a golden week online for John Lewis in the period to July 22 but physical stores were also strong. It saw an 8.9% sales increase to £79.8m and online traffic that made it “one of its biggest weeks of the year.”
The fashion company is combining its brand and go to market marketing teams into one department, to be led by Vincent Jeanniard, Head of Global Marketing, assisted by Rob McIntosh as Chief Brand Officer.
Amazon Fashion in the UK has released its summer trends report and it shows that Sunday is the most popular day of the week to shop for fashion. It also said analogue watches are popular, as are skinny and mum jeans.
A majority of retail executives are optimistic about the 5-year outlook for the US fashion industry, however, the percentage has fallen from 92.3 per cent in 2016 to 71 per cent in 2017, as per a recent study.