Five thousand years of art and design history will be joined by some more modern items when London’s Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum reopens on Thursday - hand sanitiser dispensers and protective screens.
Marcus Rashford, whose campaigning pushed the government to change policy on free school meals, has won further recognition for his poverty-fighting efforts - on the cover of British Vogue celebrating black leaders.
Frasers’ execs may have been talking about potential store closures in recent periods, but the firm is also planning openings and has announced its first regional store since the pandemic began at Leicester's Fosse Park.
Hugo Boss said on Tuesday it had returned to strong growth in China in June and online sales jumped 74% in the second quarter even as it reported an overall 59% fall in sales for the period due to lockdowns.
Venerable US retailer Lord & Taylor filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday, becoming the latest in a growing list of storied names to do so amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak that has crippled the retail sector.
UK malls giant Hammerson on Monday confirmed press peculation that it’s in “advanced discussions on the terms of a possible disposal of its 50% interest in VIA Outlets to its joint venture partner APG”.
Oakley and Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica's second-quarter revenue almost halved due to store closures to curb the spread of the coronavirus, it said on Friday, sending operating profit tumbling by more than 90%.
Sales at Maybelline maker L’Oréal fell more sharply than expected in the second quarter, though the French beauty giant managed to contain any major profit erosion as the COVID-19 pandemic forced stores to close.
Burberry on Friday announced the opening of its long-awaited social retail store in China’s technology hub Shenzhen, “blending the physical and social worlds in a digitally immersive retail experience”.
PayPal reported an 86% jump in Q2 profit on Wednesday as the e-commerce payments processor benefited from the shift to online spending amid the coronavirus pandemic. Net income increased to $1.53 billion.
Europe's largest property firm Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield posted a 14.2% like-for-like decline in H1 net rental income on Wednesday after malls were forced to close during Covid-19 lockdowns, but shoppers are returning.