Shares in Zara owner Inditex, the world’s largest clothing retailer by sales, fell 2.1 per cent today. Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Zara owner Inditex suffered a worse-than-expected fall in its second-quarter margins as trading in its lucrative overseas markets turned tougher. Its (...)

H&M says operating profit rose 8.7% to 3.4 billion Swedish kronor, although the increase would have been 14% without the cost of long-term investments. Photographer: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

Hennes and Mauritz (H&M), Europe’s second-biggest clothing retailer, says the cost of investing in online expansion weighed on first-quarte(...)

Hennes and Mauritz reported June sales that missed estimates after growth slowed in the latter part of the month. Photo: Bloomberg

Hennes and Mauritz, Europe’s second-biggest clothes retailer, reported June sales that missed estimates after growth slowed in the latter part of the (...)