German fashion giant Zalando is delivering orders for Adidas' french website as part of a pilot. The test, which started in the beginning of August and will initially run for 6-12 months, sees Zalando deliver goods on the same or next day from its own logistics centre in Moissy-Cramayel to Adidas customers […]

Danish fashion brand Ganni has made its UK brick-and-mortar debut with the opening of a 2,750-square-foot store at 36 Beak Street in Soho, London. The London flagship is part of Ganni’s global expansion and comes just months after the brand announced it would be opening two US flagship stores in New […]

South Africa's Truworths International Ltd is planning to close up to 15 loss-making Office stores in the UK as part of its turnaround strategy. The day after the company released its full-year results, CEO Michael Mark told analysts plans to close up to 15 of its roughly 139 stores over the next two […]

Luxury retailer Selfridges has revamped its buying and merchandising office space and introduced open-plan areas without designated work or desk spaces. Designed by London-based Alex Cochrane Architects (ACA), its new offices were designed to foster a more creative and collaborative working environment […]

Boxpark, the shopping destination made of repurposed shipping containers, is set to open ten new sites over the coming five years. Announced by the company’s CEO and founder, Roger Wade, the expansion will also see the launch of two brand new concepts: BoxOffice, a co-working space which will be incorporated […]

La Vie en Rose has announced it is expanding to China as it moves forward with ambitious plans to double its size and profitability by 2022. The Canadian speciality lingerie and swimwear retailer is opening its first sale point in China, in Guangzhou's PO Park shopping mall, scheduled for 30 August, […]

Major US department store chains JCPenney and Macy’s have both announced they will debut selling used apparel through partnerships with San Francisco-based fashion resale company ThredUp. JCPenney said on Friday that 30 of its stores will start offering a seasonal array of resale handbags and women’s […]

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has closed eight Jack Wills stores and may close more if landlords don’t agree to cut rents. The closed stores are in Marlborough, Derby, Reigate, Rock, Tunbridge Wells, Durham, Kingston and St Albans. Sports Direct said it would try to redeploy affected staff elsewhere in […]

Retail sales in the UK saw an unexpected jump in July thanks to the strongest growth in online spending for three years. Retail sales increased 0.2 percent in July compared to the previous month thanks to a 6.9 percent jump in online sales, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Online […]

A new study has found that fashion brands are not delivering the omnichannel experience that customers expect, particularly when it comes to flexible and fast delivery and returns services, and modern customer support services. The study, which was conducted by retail automation platform Veeqo, found […]

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