Against what has been a generally bleak backdrop for the fashion industry in recent months, it's always nice to hear fragments of good news. One such silver lining is the success story of online fashion boutique The Bias Cut during the UK’s three-month lockdown - a success it said it owes to its loyal […]

Canada Goose is limiting distribution of its luxury parkas to department stores after its sales suffered during the coronavirus crisis. Releasing its earnings statement on Wednesday, the company said recovery for its own retail outlets is a top priority, where it can make greater profit margins than […]

Following the British government’s recent announcement to ease Covid-19 lockdown measures and allow non-essential businesses to reopen, Debenhams has confirmed its plans to reopen the majority of its UK stores from the beginning of next week. The British department store will reopen three stores with […]

A London fashion agency has launched a petition urging the government to extend the business rates grants and holidays available for retailers to include wholesale agents and distributors. Currently, sales agents and distributors - who are typically self-employed or directors drawing dividends - do […]

New Look has reportedly begun crunch talks with landlords over turnover-based rents. The British fashion retailer has appointed property firms CBRE and CWM to negotiate the proposal which would apply to “the bulk” of its 500-strong store network in the UK and Ireland, Sky News reports. It comes as companies […]

As part of the “En Couleurs” exhibition, Jérôme Dreyfuss opened his new pop-up store in the Parisian department store Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche. The shop will be open from June 2 to August 31. Alongside the pop-up store opening, the French leather goods designer has also created the “Cool it” capsule […]

Uniqlo has announced the opening of its new global flagship store in Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district on June 19. The store, which was formerly the Uniqlo Marronnier Gate Ginza store on the seventh floor of the Marronnier Gate Ginza 2 building, has been renovated with an expansion up to the fourth floor […]

Following the easing of government restrictions, Capital and Regional has confirmed that it will be reopening to “all retail” across its seven community shopping centres. From June 15, all retailers who had previously been prevented from trading due to the coronavirus lockdown will be able to reopen […]

Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB or H&M has temporarily shuttered 95 of its stores in various regions across the U.S. following violence and looting amid the unrest related to the death of George Floyd. Street protests, some peaceful and some violent, erupted across the nation after Floyd […]

Amazon is reportedly launching fashion summer sale event on 22 June to “jump-start” sales and help provide a revenue boost for its sellers impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The retail giant notified sellers Tuesday that it's hosting an invitation-only “Fashion Summer Sale Event”, according to a document […]

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