Now that’s what I call a trading statement. SuperGroup I mean. In the same week as M&S reported retail Armageddon and online sales barely moving, SuperGroup today said the half year to October 29 saw group revenues up 31.1% to £334m and its online sales soared 25%.
Say what you like about celebrity fashion ranges but there’s one thing you can’t fault about them – they really get people excited, not only about buying fashion, but also about queuing for hours in the cold to buy it. I had trouble negotiating my way down Regent Street, London, this afternoon. The queues for the Idris Elba collection launch spread down and across the street outside Superdry’s flagship store.