Consumers are estimated to spend 470 dollars on holiday items in the period beginning with Thanksgiving and ending with Cyber Monday, according to a recent survey. The new ICSC Thanksgiving Weekend Intentions survey represented a sample of 1,002 US respondents. The data revealed that 91 percent of consumers […]

The number of Brits buying Christmas gifts for themselves this year is expected to hit new highs, new research suggests. According to a recent study commissioned by UK shopping centre Centre:MK of 2,000 shoppers, almost a quarter of adults plan to ‘self-gift' as they feel they deserve it after what […]

Ted Baker, Jigsaw, Phase Eight and Mint Velvet are among the 16 British fashion companies participating in a #SaveShops campaign that aims to raise awareness of in-store services that support a safer shopping experience. Led by unified commerce specialist OneStock, the campaign hopes to help safeguard […]

War Paint For Men, the men’s make-up brand, has announced a retail partnership with fashion retailer Reiss. The make-up brand that challenges masculine stereotypes will offer its tinted moisturiser, primer, bronzer, concealer and their newest release, beard and brow gel, through Reiss’ website as well […]

Abercrombie & Fitch announced Tuesday plans to close its flagship stores in London, Munich and Paris by the end of January as part of the ongoing restructuring of its store network. The US fashion and lifestyle brand has previously announced plans to reposition from larger format, tourist-dependent […]

Naturalizer is closing approximately 133 stores by the end of this fiscal year. The footwear brand's parent company, Caleres, said that it plans to re-focus its retail strategy with a larger emphasis on digital. “Like the rest of the industry we have seen a structural shift in the shopping behavior […]

Saks OFF 5TH and Klarna have joined forces to offer customers of the luxury-value retailer access to buy now, pay later solutions at checkout. U.S. shoppers visiting the Saks OFF 5TH e-commerce site can opt to split their purchase into four interest-free payments through Klarna, increasing their convenience […]

With Black Friday just a few days away, a plethora of well-known brands are joining forces to eliminate the impact of packaging and waste. A group of brands including Lush Cosmetics in the U.S, Stitch Fix, The Very Group Redemption and Saloni, have joined Pack4Good to tackle the extensive impact paper […]

Work has begun on Designer Outlet Cotswolds, a major 180-acre mixed-use development in Gloucester, the first phase of which is set to open in 2022. Led by Cheltenham-based property developer Robert Hitchins, the development will comprise a designer outlet and lifestyle retail destination, a flagship […]

Prime minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that non-essential retailers in England will reopen on 2 December when the country is scheduled to exit its second national lockdown. As part of a ‘Covid-19 winter plan’, the country will again be split into three separate tiers classified as either medium, […]

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