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Superdry is the latest mainstream fashion brand to come under pressure as it fights to appeal to a younger audience and is faced with implementing harsh cost-cutting measures and potentially closing some of its stores.

Against a backdrop of slowing growth in the broad luxury goods sector the beauty category represents a bright spot for high-end retailers and brand owners that is giving them some confidence for the future.

It was recently announced that Edit LDN was being acquired by off-price fashion retailer BrandAlley.

Smaller retailers in the UK are planning to invest in technology in the year ahead as they recognise it as a key way to boost the customer experience.

Online luxury retailer Farfetch has been acquired by South Korea-based e-commerce group Coupang, thereby saving it from insolvency.

Leaders in retail property, food & beverage and leisure came together in the south of France for the annual MAPIC event.

As well as showcasing a variety of British brands the first Brityard store in central London is creating an immersive experience for shoppers involving a programme of events aimed at bringing the brands to life for visitors.

Pioneering luxury goods company Elvis & Kresse continues to increase the amount of waste materials it uses to make its unique belts and bags.

Food delivery firms are continuing to push beyond their core market of take-away meals as they look to further leverage their delivery infrastructures through tie-ups with retailers and brand owners.

Providers of meal kits continue to remain under pressure to reach sustainable levels of profitability despite having a serious following from younger consumers who maintain a strong appetite for the convenience of such products.