Maison Margiela has opened a Transitory Concept Store pop-up in SoHo on Crosby Street. The temporary store will be open from now through July 2020. The new shopping destination for Margiela in New York City features a transitory conceptual format for nine months before reopening as a permanent Maison […]

Xupes, one of the UK’s leading pre-owned luxury e-tailers, who specialise in vintage handbags, time pieces and luxury jewellery, is set to open its first UK retail store later this month. The debut UK store will be located in the City of London, between Cornhill street and adjacent to Hermès and Louis […]

Retail platform b8ta continues to grow. The four-year-old company announced the close of its Series C equity funding round this week, which brought in 50 million dollars in funding. Investors include Macy's Evolution Ventures. b8ta has been a pioneer in positioning retail as a service since its launch […]

Alternative payments company Klarna has joined forces with high street brand River Island, allowing shoppers to split the total cost of their online purchases into three equal monthly instalments. This is the latest in a series of fashion partnerships announced by the Swedish fintech, including Toms, […]

Swedish sustainability-focused activewear brand Casall has launched a six-week pop-up store at the Body Studio at Selfridges London. Open from November 1 until December 13, the Casall pop-up will showcase the brand’s Conscious Collection seamless set featuring a soft bra, top and high-waist leggings […]

Century 21 has announced a new New York City location, though this one is not temporary. The off-price luxury fashion retailer will open a limited engagement holiday pop-up store in Herald Square. Located at 50 West 34th Street, the Century 21 pop-up will be just across the street from the Macy's Herald […]

Ascena Retail Group's Dressbarn brand will commence its liquidation process this week. The company announced in May that it decided to wind down the brand's operations to focus on other, more profitable labels. There are currently 544 Dressbarn stores in operation across the U.S. Store-closing sales […]

In July the Arcadia Group announced it would close 50 of its portfolio stores, including the once high street untouchables Topshop and Dorothy Perkins. But the news hardly came as a surprise, as announcements of store closures, bankruptcies and companies going into administration are regular occurrences. […]

John Lewis Partnership is providing access to its click and collect distribution network to third party retailers as part of a pilot. The trial will kick off with British fashion retailer Boden, allowing its customers to use the John Lewis & Partners click and collect service to pick up their parcels […]

UK consumer confidence in October fell to its joint-lowest point in six years amid continued Brexit uncertainty and ahead of the 12 December general election. GfK’s Consumer Confidence Index decreased two points to -14 in October compared to -12 in September. Joe Staton, client strategy director at […]

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