Gant has appointed Peter Jenkins as its new Commercial Director. After having previously worked for Fat Face and Selfridges, Peter will be responsible for GANT UK's Wholesale, Retail and Visual Merchandising sectors from January 2011.
British shop price inflation dipped in November as retailers offered discounts in the run up to Christmas, but it is likely to rise in 2011 due to a hike in VAT and expected higher energy costs, data showed on Wednesday.
Aeropostale, a mall-based specialty retailer of casual and active apparel for young women and men, has announced that Thomas P. Johnson, Co-Chief Executive Officer, has been appointed CEO with immediate effect.
Black Friday shoppers shunned credit cards at the start of the holiday season this past weekend, according to a survey released on Tuesday, adding a cautionary note to expectations for U.S. retail sales over the next few weeks.
Retailers from Amazon.com Inc to Target Corp offered steep online discounts to shoppers on Cyber Monday, aiming to win additional sales after a strong start to the holiday shopping season over the weekend. Shares of Amazon rose as much as 2.