UK retail had a better time in April yet not everybody was happy as department stores proved to be the main sector that was struggling. At least fashion had a better time of it than in the first few months of the year.
Shop Direct continued to make strides as the UK’s second largest online retailer in the third quarter, however regulatory costs linked to PPI claims has pushed the parent company of Very.co.uk into the red.
For the second Life In Stores edition, LVMH Group has rewarded eight of its retail stores for environmental performance in 2017. The event forms part of its sustainability program, which launched in 2012.