Four weeks of anti-government protests that have hit French brick-and-mortar retailers are also taking their toll on online peers during the crucial Christmas shopping season, said France's e-commerce federation, Fevad.
Tommy Hilfiger is working on a plan to take his next runway collection to Paris. The American designer is already in talks with the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode on a suitable time slot for his show.
Sports Direct's biggest headache is integrating its House of Fraser buy, but its latest results show it forging ahead with developments at the rest of the business, although this is denting turnover at some chains.
Another day, another profit warning. This time it was budget fashion retailer Bonmarché Holdings serving up bad news with the firm saying its Black Friday trading figures were “extremely poor, particularly in stores”.
Google has published its Beauty Trends 2017 report, Skincare Edition, identifying the top trends in the category in the US, France and Japan, with masks proving to be highly popular across all three markets.