Amazon kicked off its two-day sales event, Prime Day, today and its competitors are trying to beat the retail giant at its own game. Retailers including Target, Walmart and Ebay are offering their own sales to customers to take part of the trend Amazon started five years ago. Prime Day offers a series […]

New research by Caci, the consumer and location intelligence specialist, has revealed the negative impact of closing stores on brands’ online businesses, adding that brands still need physical stores to drive online sales. According to Caci, retailers that do not maintain a bricks and mortar store in […]

Xupes, one of the UK’s leading pre-owned luxury e-tailers, which specialise in vintage handbags, timepieces and unique luxury jewellery, has opened their first store outside of the UK in Amsterdam, as it launches its global expansion plans. Located in the centre of Amsterdam, the Xupes store is on the […]

Footfall declined by 2.9 percent in June, compared to the same period last year when it declined by 0.9 percent, and it is being blamed on “relatively poor” weather, the “ongoing disruptive political and economic period” of Brexit and structural changes in retail. The latest British Retail Consortium […]

Burberry is updating its stores to better reflect the label’s new creative vision and repositioning strategy under Riccardo Tisci. Fourteen Burberry stores have gone through architectural and visual changes, including the Regent Street and Bond Street flagships in London and the store on 57th Street […]

Arcadia has reportedly lined up American footwear brand Vans to fill the former Miss Selfridge site on Oxford Street. Arcadia, which owns Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, Miss Selfridge, Wallis, Evans and Burton, has agreed to lease the site to Vans, the Evening Standard reports. Last month, Arcadia was given […]

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. will be selling personal care products infused with cannabidiol (also known as CBD) in the United States. According to a press release from Green Growth Brands Inc., the retailer put in an order at the cannabis company for these products. These products were developed […]

IN PICTURES Athletic attire brand Lululemon is joining in on creating experiential retail moments for its consumers. According to a press release from the brand, the retailer has opened up a new store — which will be used to manifest the brand’s mission to promote fitness — in the Lincoln Park neighborhood […]

Luxury British footwear and handbag retailer Russell and Bromley will be relocating its store at 117 Long Acre, Covent Garden this autumn to a new 3,461-square-foot store at 107 Long Acre. Designed by an in-house team, the store includes a 1,630-square foot lower ground floor and an 1,841-square-foot […]

Etsy is making free shipping a core part of its shopping experience. The global marketplace is providing its marketplace sellers with support to make it easy for them to guarantee free shipping to U.S. shoppers. While Etsy has not shared the specifics of its support initiatives, it said in a statement […]

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