An increasing number of Belgian retailers are open on Sunday and it seems an increasing amount of consumers are taking the opportunity to do their shopping on Sunday. The majority of bakers feel they have to be open on Sunday to survive: some even manage almost half of their weekly turnover on this one day.
Sunday becomes increasingly popular shopping day
German Zalando has achieved its 20 % growth target for the second quarter, but just barely. It still forecasts a 20 to 25 % growth for its full fiscal year.
Fashion label Gucci has decided to file a lawsuit against fashion chain Forever 21 in the United States. The case revolves around several pieces of clothing, all with a blue-red-blue or green-red-green ribbon.
Fashion label Ralph Lauren’s first quarter was a very good one, as it beat both analysts’ turnover and profit forecasts. It is quite a turnaround for a company that suffered a huge loss only a year ago.
British fashion chain New Look’s past quarter was disappointing with a 4 % turnover drop. Its adjusted EBITDA fared much worse, with a 35 % drop.
Dutch ING Bank will have to pay the Dutch and European Foot Locker branches 300,000 euro in damages. A court decided the fee after Foot Locker was scammed for 1.8 million euro in 2015.
Sports brand Asics opened a new flagship store in London, which is also its largest store in the world. Located in Regent Street, the store will bring together its four labels for the first time ever.