Luxury Italian menswear brand Luca Faloni has signed a 10-year lease on a 1,700 square foot flagship on Marylebone High Street, in the heart of Marylebone Village, for its flagship store in London. Luca Faloni was founded in 2013 and specialises in Italian-crafted designer cashmere, leather, linen and […]

Primark has opened its 75,000 square foot store within Centre:MK to mark the largest new store to open at the shopping centre in the last 25 years. Located in the former BHS unit on Silbury Arcade, the record letting store features larger shopping aisles as part of the retailer’s new store format, to […]

The headlines concerning Arcadia’s uncertain retail future, its recent store closures, a 500 million pound deficit and founder Sir Philip Green’s reputation in tatters has not impacted shoppers of its flagship brand. Or at least not yet. Topshop appears to not yet be affected as consumer perception, […]

Saks Fifth Avenue’s discount chain Saks Off 5th is to close all stores in the Netherlands and Germany, the brand announced on its local Facebook pages. All retail locations in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Bonn, Stuttgart, Wiesbaden and Heidelberg are now holding a final sale, with markdowns […]

Durham-based entrepreneurial shoe-making company, Hand Dyed Shoe Company has been named as Klarna’s ‘Smooothest Store’ winning 10,000 pounds. The Hand Dyed Shoe Company, founded by Simon Bourne in 2014, is an artisan shoemakers crafting unique shoes made from scrap leathers in the furniture industry, […]

Retail experts Springboard are predicting that retail footfall will bounce back from the 2018 decline to be 2.1 percent higher in comparison to last year’s results when it dropped by 3.3 percent. It is expecting the high street to have the greatest rise in footfall, increasing by 4.1 percent in comparison […]

Retail footfall increased by 1.4 percent year-on-year in March as shoppers took to the shops because of the month’s milder weather, in comparison to last year’s ‘Beast from the East’, which saw footfall drop by 6 percent. The figures from the British Retail Consortium and Springboard, covering the five […]

J.Crew has announced a variety of strategies it has put under consideration as an effort to cut debt and re-position its divisions. The group has been struggling for some time, and currently has a debt amounting to 1.67 billion dollars. According to a statement released on Thursday, J.Crew "is actively […]

On Thursday the UK was granted a six-month extension to its acrimonious European divorce, which so far has eliminated any immediate threats for companies of a no deal scenario. Joy Parkinson, who runs a Bury-based company selling natural beauty products, told the BBC Brexit will be challenging but not […]

Elizabeth and James, the women's apparel brand founded by childhood stars Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in 2007, is going downmarket and nationwide. The brand announced a new partnership with Kohl's, which will result in the brand's product line selling exclusively through the American retailer both in […]

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