Footfall across retail destinations in the UK fell 3.5 percent last week from the week before. The drop was largely driven by a 7.1 percent drop in footfall across high streets, while shopping centres remained flat on the week before and retail parks rose marginally by 0.8 percent. That’s according […]

London fashion startup, SilkFred, has launched a new app for its customers in the iOS App Store. The fashion retailer was the first website to create the categories ‘jeans and a nice top’ and ‘perfect for breastfeeding’, and has now created an app to help customers find outfits based on events and their […]

Dunhill, the British luxury brand, specialising in ready-to-wear and bespoke menswear, has launched a digital flagship store in China, on Alibaba’s Tmall Luxury Pavilion. The new online store features Dunhill’s ready-to-wear, leather goods and footwear, and is part of the brand’s strategy to expand […]

Dsquared2 has opened its first boutique in Prague in Pařížská Street, known for being one of the most famous shopping streets in Czech Republic. The new boutique, with its innovative décor, reflects a contemporary concept. It is spread out over one floor and 147 square meters. The areas of the space […]

The Watford Borough Council has partnered up with WhatsApp to create the UK’s first ‘WhatsApp High Street’ of businesses. The Council has worked with WhatsApp as its pilot company, as part of the programme, experts from WhatsApp are providing training for an initial group of 12 local businesses on Market […]

As part of black history month, the John Lewis and Partners group has announced a series of actions aimed at building a more inclusive company. The company plans to work with partners from under-represented groups to create a new diversity and inclusion strategy, and set associated targets. A kindness […]

London Design Club, the retail disrupter championing independent designers, has launched a new concept, LDC X. A pop-up designed to highlight a single brand for maximum impact. Launching on Great Portland Street in London, the LDC X concept is being supported by The Crown Estate and will consist of […]

COS, Weekday, Monki, & Other Stories and ARKET are launching ecommerce stores in Russia. The H&M Group-owned brands will each become available online in Russia this fall. The five brands each launched several new ecommerce sites throughout Europe in May of this year, and have sights set on Switzerland […]

Designer outlet group, McArthurGlen, has announced two new digital shopping services. The group has a portfolio of 25 designer outlets in ten countries across Europe and Canada. McArthurGlen has teamed up with a global appointment scheduling and queue management system, By Appointment, and a digital […]

Gap Inc. has outlined plans to hire seasonal workers to help support its customer experience centres, which include Athleta, Banana Republic, Gap, Janie and Jack, Old Navy and Intermix stores. To make the hiring process safer and easier, the company will be hiring virtually, allowing applicants to apply […]

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