French fashion brand Antoine & Lili has opened its first UK store less than a year after being bought by investment specialist Dzeta Group and Judith Benhamou. It has opened in affluent tourist destination Canterbury.
River Island saw lower operating profit last year even though sales rose and it blamed that familiar scenario, the “challenging” retail environment. But it also ploughed money into tech and expects to reap the rewards.
Sainsbury’s is boosting its Tu Clothing menswear offer, with its first full men’s formalwear line-up having just launched following a strong response to its Harris Tweed line. And it will add Premium menswear next month.