The British footwear brand has selected the German city of Krefeld for its first logistics centre in continental Europe. It said the opening will help it deliver customer orders faster and offer better customer service.
The retail market of Rotterdam is flourishing. Store vacancies in the Netherlands’ second-largest city have decreased from 9.3% to 6.3% in three years, according to research from Colliers International.
Sales at John Lewis partnership in the latest week edged up by less than 1% to just under £205 million. But the John Lewis department store chain did much better with a 3.9% increase in the seven days to August 18.
South African fashion retailer Truworths International has created a chief operating officer position to boost retail sales growth at home and in the UK, where consumer spending remains under pressure.