Dress to impress: Ted Baker says formal wear back in demand

  • Fiscal 2021 loss smaller than feared
  • Demand returning for dresses, suits
  • Q1 sales down 20% due to lockdowns
  • Discounts, promotions returning to normal levels

June 14 (Reuters) – Upmarket retailer Ted Baker (TED.L) said on Monday dresses and suits were back in demand, with Britons rediscovering a taste for formal wear as months of COVID-19 curbs on social life were slowly relaxed.

A lockdown-driven shift to casual wear hammered the fashion retailer’s earnings last year, but its new boss said the performance of Ted Baker stores since their reopening in April was “very pleasing”.

“Most recently we are seeing dresses

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