BDO's latest report showed November UK retail sales continuing to rise with fashion fairly strong. But there are fears that shoppers have largely completed their Christmas shopping and December may be weak.
Luxury rental platform Front Row London and jewellery specialist Covett have linked up to launch the Circular Luxury Club, offering members co-ownership on luxury goods such as designer handbags and fine jewellery.
It was a very brief update, but a welcome one nonetheless. Ahead of its annual general meeting on Friday, Primark owner ABF issued a statement saying that all is going well at the budget fashion chain.