Four new retailers have signed leases at the British Land-owned Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield. Swedish lifestyle brand for children Newbie will be opening a 900-square-foot store, one of its first to open in the UK outside of London. Additionally, the Newbie summer bus, which acts as a mobile, […]

Online SME retailers in the UK are becoming increasingly open to new technologies and innovation to help drive growth over the next year, with 49 percent stating that they plan to invest in flexible payment options over the next 12 months. The new research, from global payments provider Klarna, conducted […]

River Island has reportedly asked landlords to reduce rent costs across the majority of its 270 stores by up to 40 percent, Drapers reports. The high street fashion is thought to be seeking turnover-only rent deals of up to 12 percent in its stores in marginal locations. River Island is one of many […]

Marie Claire UK has introduced an refurbished version of its shopping site, Marie Claire Edit. The new updates are designed to enhance the user experience and provide styling advice. The shopping site now has a new navigation bar, shoppable editorial content that will be updated daily to reflect new […]

Prime Day might have been a month ago, yet e-commerce platforms are still following Amazon's example in offering flash savings events for online shopping. Afterpay, a pioneer in "buy now, pay later" payment solutions for e-commerce outlets, will host its second biannual Afterpay Day event. On August […]

Payments innovator Clearpay, the UK arm of Afterpay Touch Group, has announced that independent retailers on UK high streets are joining global brands for its first “flash sale”. #ClearpayDay will be a 36-hour online sale for retailers offering Clearpay to customers, including Urban Outfitters and Boohoo. […]

Retailers including Harrods, John Lewis Partnership, Marks and Spencer, Debenhams, River Island, Sainsbury’s, Fenwick, New Look and Primark, have joined forces with other retailers in an open letter coordinated by the British Retail Consortium to demand that the Government takes action to fix what they […]

Iconix Brand Group has announced a new licensee for its London Fog label. Accessory Headquarters has been enlisted in the brand's new handbag licensee for the U.S., United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates. Under the new licensing agreement, Accessory Headquarters will design, manufacture and distribute […]

Sustainability has become not just a buzzword but brands, retailers and innovative companies are also following through, pledging to become more sustainable and to eliminate plastic in the future, for example. The use of organic cotton is also on the rise. Brands are also realising that they cannot […]

Specialty athletic retailer Foot Locker Inc. and long-time partner Nike Inc. have partnered to roll out a new store concept, with bigger stores and interactive features brought by Nike's proprietary technology. The newest Power Store, far bigger than typical Foot Locker stores, opened on August 10, […]

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