Burberry had a good Christmas quarter even though its comp sales rise fell short of analysts' predictions. Its fashion offer outperformed while digital continued to rise and top-spending shoppers returned to the fold.
John Lewis continued to struggle with slowing sales in the latest week. On Tuesday the department stores and e-tail firm said that sales for the seven days to January 13 fell 3.8% year-on-year to £85.7 million.
Tommy Hilfiger, IBM and The Fashion Institute of Technology have teamed up for an Artificial Intelligence pilot project. The project called ‘Reimagine Retail’ will have AI play the lead in the design creation process.
2017 was a good year for YNAP as the high-end e-tailer turned in a record sales performance. It saw net revenues rising 16.9% on a currency-neutral basis, or 11.8% as reported, to hit a massive €2.1 billion.