Business

Versace Expects Growth in 2018, Company Pays Dividends

clock July 13, 2018Luisa Zargani

Business

Amazon's Big Lead Is Growing Even More

clock July 13, 2018Adriana Lee

Fashion

CFDA and NYCEDC Highlight Graduate Fashion Collections

clock July 13, 2018Jessica Iredale

Marks & Spencer

Retailers on New Bond Street

Government and Trade

London’s West End Retailers Urge U.K. Government to Tax Online Companies

Retailers including Selfridges and Marks & Spencer are fighting for fairer taxing policies.

clock July 6, 2018Fiona Ma

Marks and Spencer

Fashion Scoops

Marks & Spencer Partners with Microsoft on Artificial Intelligence Initiative

Microsoft will work with the retailer to integrate AI technology across the company, in order to optimize operations and improve customer experience.

clock June 21, 2018Natalie Theodosi

The Marks & Spencer store in London

Financial

M&S Profits Dive in FY From Inflation Costs, Closures

The company is paying the price of a swift program to downsize and streamline in a tough market.

clock May 23, 2018Samantha Conti

The Marks & Spencer store in London

Retail

Marks & Spencer to Close 100 U.K. Stores by 2022

The closures are part of a 5-year program to shift the company’s retail strategy and focus on online sales.

clock May 22, 2018Natalie Theodosi

British department store House of Fraser.

Retail

China’s C.banner Takes Majority Stake in Britain’s House of Fraser

Sanpower will retain a minority holding in the troubled retailer, which plans to shut stores.

clock May 2, 2018Samantha Conti

Hailey Baldwin in an ad for two fast-growing Zadig & Voltaire categories, sneakers and handbags.

Financial

Apax Partners’ AMI Fund Invests $20 Million in Services Platform Global-e

Global-e provides cross-border e-commerce services, such as currency conversions and tax calculations, to retailers and brands.

clock April 25, 2018Samantha Conti

Debenhams store

Human Resources

Debenhams, Marks & Spencer Wave Managers Goodbye in Difficult Times

Both British retailers continue to struggle, and to streamline their respective businesses.

clock April 19, 2018Samantha Conti

Hodgy Superdry

Human Resources

British Retail Leaders Dunkerton, Earl Leave Longstanding Roles

Julian Dunkerton and Belinda Earl will move on to new projects from their respective roles at Superdry and Marks & Spencer.

clock March 27, 2018Samantha Conti

Meghan Markle (in Smythe, Jigsaw and Burberry) and Prince Harry

Fashion Scoops

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Visit Youth-Led Radio Station

The couple visited Reprezent 107.3 FM in London on Tuesday.

clock January 9, 2018Lorelei Marfil

Marks and Spencer

Mergers and Acquisitions

Al-Futtaim Buys Marks & Spencer Stores in Hong Kong and Macau

The purchase includes 27 stores, which will continue to trade under the Marks & Spencer name.

clock January 2, 2018Lorelei Marfil

Marks and Spencer

Financial

Marks & Spencer Revenues Climb 2.6%, Profits Rise in First Half

Clothing sales were broadly flat, but full-price sales grew 5.3 percent as the retailer seeks to upgrade.

clock November 8, 2017Samantha Conti

Financial

European Markets Mixed

The indices put on a varied show in the run-up to the start of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s two-day meeting.

clock September 19, 2017Jennifer Weil

Financial

Europe’s Markets Retreat in Morning Trading

Retail and luxury stocks were uneven early on Thursday.

clock September 14, 2017Samantha Conti

Financial

Europe’s Markets Decline in Mid-Morning Trading

Retail and luxury stocks were mostly down.

clock September 8, 2017Samantha Conti

Financial

European Stock Markets Edge Up

Retail and luxury stocks were mostly on the rise in morning trading on Tuesday.

clock September 5, 2017Lorelei Marfil

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