With Britain very nearly in recession, banks in northern Europe buckling and lines of credit rapidly shriveling, few retailers are looking forward to a bumper holiday season.
However, industry principals and observers in Britain and continental Europe believe the fittest companies will survive the current storm — provided they aren’t highly leveraged — and principals at both ends of the market are looking on the bright side.
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
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