New Look today said its stores and online businesses were working together better than ever, at the end of a year in which the fast fashion retailer has closed more stores than it expected, and is now focused on profitability
Retail sales slowed in March as Brexit uncertainty deepened during the month, while at the same time shoppers continued their longer-term shift from buying in-store to online, British Retail Consortium (BRC) figures suggest
Asos today became the latest retailer to say that sales in November had fallen well short of expectations, adding to a picture that suggests retail is being hit hard over the crucial peak pre-Christmas trading period.
Record proportions of food and clothing sales took place online in September, compared to the same month last year, the latest ONS report suggests. But IMRG detects slowing growth in online sales at the same time.