Hema plans to sell part of its store portfolio to franchisees in order to invest in the acceleration of its international expansion. It marks the latest move by the chain's new owner since its acquisition in October.
A report has suggested Arcadia is looking to close around a third of its 500 leased UK stores, joining the wave of UK retailers trying to downsize their store estate as online shopping continues to soar.
The intimates and swimwear company announced on Thursday that it has concluded its acquisition of FOH Online Corp, exclusive licensee for the Frederick’s of Hollywood brand’s international e-commerce business.
Fashion brands need to put their foot down and take action to prevent “a race to the bottom” in terms of discounts that threaten whole fashion retail eco-system, Farfetch CEO José Neves told FashionNetwork.com.
London Fashion Week Men’s has unveiled its provisional schedule for next season and the emphasis is very much on youth and gender fluidity. The three-day season lists 42 separate events, four less than in June 2018.