Boxpark, the shopping destination made of repurposed shipping containers, is set to open ten new sites over the coming five years. Announced by the company’s CEO and founder, Roger Wade, the expansion will also see the launch of two brand new concepts: BoxOffice, a co-working space which will be incorporated […]

La Vie en Rose has announced it is expanding to China as it moves forward with ambitious plans to double its size and profitability by 2022. The Canadian speciality lingerie and swimwear retailer is opening its first sale point in China, in Guangzhou's PO Park shopping mall, scheduled for 30 August, […]

Major US department store chains JCPenney and Macy’s have both announced they will debut selling used apparel through partnerships with San Francisco-based fashion resale company ThredUp. JCPenney said on Friday that 30 of its stores will start offering a seasonal array of resale handbags and women’s […]

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has closed eight Jack Wills stores and may close more if landlords don’t agree to cut rents. The closed stores are in Marlborough, Derby, Reigate, Rock, Tunbridge Wells, Durham, Kingston and St Albans. Sports Direct said it would try to redeploy affected staff elsewhere in […]

Retail sales in the UK saw an unexpected jump in July thanks to the strongest growth in online spending for three years. Retail sales increased 0.2 percent in July compared to the previous month thanks to a 6.9 percent jump in online sales, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Online […]

A new study has found that fashion brands are not delivering the omnichannel experience that customers expect, particularly when it comes to flexible and fast delivery and returns services, and modern customer support services. The study, which was conducted by retail automation platform Veeqo, found […]

Four new retailers have signed leases at the British Land-owned Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield. Swedish lifestyle brand for children Newbie will be opening a 900-square-foot store, one of its first to open in the UK outside of London. Additionally, the Newbie summer bus, which acts as a mobile, […]

Online SME retailers in the UK are becoming increasingly open to new technologies and innovation to help drive growth over the next year, with 49 percent stating that they plan to invest in flexible payment options over the next 12 months. The new research, from global payments provider Klarna, conducted […]

River Island has reportedly asked landlords to reduce rent costs across the majority of its 270 stores by up to 40 percent, Drapers reports. The high street fashion is thought to be seeking turnover-only rent deals of up to 12 percent in its stores in marginal locations. River Island is one of many […]

Marie Claire UK has introduced an refurbished version of its shopping site, Marie Claire Edit. The new updates are designed to enhance the user experience and provide styling advice. The shopping site now has a new navigation bar, shoppable editorial content that will be updated daily to reflect new […]

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