Next Aug 2016

Next beats Brexit and weather blues in Q2

Next is one of those companies whose trading updates just can’t be ignored given that it’s a) so huge, b) such a strong performer most of the time and c) a real bellwether for the health of the UK high street and online sector. So what did we learn this morning? It’s not doing too…

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DKNY: LVMH throws in towel, G-III picks it up

So LVMH is selling DKNY to G-III Apparel with G-III’s CEO calling DKNY “iconic” and LVMH’s MD saying the “time was right”. Apart from that opening sentence probably containing more initial letters than any I’ve written in my entire life, there’s no actual surprise there. The fact is that the US-based Donna Karan business never…