Millennials are no longer the main target for retail sales today. Generation Z, consumers between the age of 8 and 28, are the future buyers that marketeers in this industry must cater to according to the experts speaking at the World Retail Congress. Within the framework of this event, which took place […]

British-made goods are in demand. So much so that 93 per cent of consumers would be willing to pay more for clothing, food and items made in the UK, according to a study by Make it British. The study showed an increase in figures from 2013, which then polled a 50 percent rate of consumers willing to […]

International premium luggage brand Tumi has opened a new store in Covent Garden, London. Located at 10 North Piazza, Royal Opera House Arcade, the store is Tumi fourth stand-alone location in the UK. Spanning 103 square meters, the new lifestyle store is also Tumi third store in London. The new boutique […]

50m, a new experimental concept store dedicated to supporting and showcasing emerging designers, will open in Belgravia, London, in May. Created by London-based artists Something and Son to help emerging design talent tackle what it calls “sky-high” shop rents in London, 50m will be a concept store […]

Maison Alaïa has opened its first flagship store outside of Paris on New Bond Street in London, chosen for the area being “internationally recognised” as the capital’s “fashion, luxury and cultural centre”. The three-floor 6,000 square foot store located at 139 Bond Street houses the designer label’s […]

Maison Alaïa has opened its first UK store on London’s Bond Street, at number 139 to be exact. It is the house’s first flagship outside of Paris, a 6,000 sq ft space that is full of light and showcases the full spectrum of collections from ready-to-wear to couture by appointment only, shoes, accessories […]

Amazon has announced that customers globally will be able to browse and shop more than 45 million products from the US to their country through the newly launched International Shopping experience within the Amazon shopping app. Available in five languages, including English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, […]

Dobble, the click-and-collect specialists, have launched a new Facebook chatbot that uses artificial intelligence (AI), to make returning online shopping easier for customers. The Facebook Chatbot uses AI to ask customers via Facebook Messenger for one or more pieces of data related to their return, […]

Walmart Inc. will unveil an entirely redesigned website next month, featuring more local and personalized elements as well as special shopping experiences. The new website is part of a broader effort by the retail giant to build an online shopping destination that can compete with Amazon.com Inc. Walmart […]

E-commerce giant Amazon has been named the ‘most valuable’ retail brand across pure retail, luxury brands, apparel, and the fast food sector, in the inaugural BrandZ Top 75 ‘most valuable’ Global Retail Brands ranking from WPP. Despite shifts in consumer habits, priorities and expectations of the shopping […]