French luxury house Dior has opened a pop-up boutique in the jetset location that is Mykonos, in the Greek Islands. The popular holiday destination sees the brand housed in a pristine stone white villa where it will display and sell its summer collection of ready-to-wear and accessories. Also merchandised […]

In times of digitisation, brick and mortar stores take on a new role: The experience moves into the centre of its raison d'être. What impact does this have on the design of new stores? What must the shops of the future do to lure customers from their sofas and into the city for shopping? We have asked […]

For many travellers, holiday destinations are synonymous with purchasing counterfeit luxury goods. It's as if when visiting abroad that those ubiquitous market stalls selling fake Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Chanel bags become enticing. Glazed with the idea to have stumbled upon a high-end bargain, there […]

Canada Goose Holdings, Inc announced a total revenue increase of 40.5 percent to 830.5 million Canadian dollars (CAD) for its fiscal year ending on March 31, 2019. Net income was 143.6 million CAD, or 1.28 CAD per diluted share. The company reported an increase of wholesale revenue from 336.2 million […]

OPINION Experiential retailing, a marketer's term for brick-and mortar-companies creating in-store buzzes to attract shoppers, is part of an ongoing conversation about technology-enhanced, omni-channel, immersive retailing. It is also a subject of intense research, with some 'experts' offering formulas […]

Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia is set to close its flagship Miss Selfridge store in Oxford Circus this July as Green pushes forward with the restructuring of his retail empire. The flagship site will be leased to another retailer and Miss Selfridge will move into a concession in the basement of Topshop […]

New technology is projected to drive footfall back into stores and boost the UK high street by 9 billion pounds, according to a new report. The report, by retail technology innovators NearSt and research and innovation consultancy, The Future Laboratory, examined how Real-Time Local Inventory (RTLI), […]

Department store John Lewis and Partners has announced that it will invest 21 million pounds to refurbish its 93,000 square foot Peterborough shop in the Queensgate shopping centre. The refurbishment, part of John Lewis’ strategy to ensure its shops are “destinations that offer an outstanding experience […]

Silverburn Shopping Centre, situated in Pollok Glasgow, has been named the best destination shopping centre in the UK at the Revo Ace Awards, coming out on top for providing “consistently great customer experience”. The Hammerson-owned shopping centre, which is home to 120 brands, including department […]

Bonobos is looking to grow a 'try before you buy' scheme it has been testing out. The e-commerce driven menswear brand had been piloting the service in three physical Boston locations and is now considering expanding the offering to the west coast. The omnichannel service blends Bonobos' digitally-native […]

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