While the mini heatwave drove sales upwards at many UK stores last week, it couldn’t tip the John Lewis department store chain into positive figures in the seven days to April 21, but summer clothing still outperformed.
Amazon has launched Alexa Skill Blueprints, giving users the opportunity to create personalized Alexa skills suited to their homes and families. Categories of skills include at home, fun and games, and learning.
The prospects are looking grim for House of Fraser with news that the struggling retailer has called in advisors to look at its restructuring options, which means store closures could be on the horizon.
Sales dropped and profits headed downwards fast in the first half for Debenhams, but its international ops were stronger and its revamp strategy is showing early good results, although there's still a lot of work to do.
This year, the French brand is taking part in the Milan Furniture Fair with no less than four initiatives spread throughout the city, including a Middle Eastern-inspired installation at the La Permanente museum.
The rumours have been swirling around her for some time and now she's confirmed what everybody expected. Natalie Massenet is launching a venture capital firm to invest in e-commerce with Glossier among its first deals.