Despite the predicted discount fatigue, shoppers made the most of the Black Friday reductions giving a boost to British retail. A 3.3 percent rise in footfall to all destinations in comparison to 2018 saw an increase in visits to shopping centres, the high street and online. Retail intelligence experts […]

As retailers take part in Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounting to start the holiday shopping season, Universal Standard has taken a different approach. The size inclusive womenswear brand is asking customers to donate denim for recycling in return for discounts on new merchandise. Universal Standard […]

Black Friday footfall in the UK increased by 6 percent compared to Black Friday 2018, defying prior warnings that footfall would drop and despite a backdrop of Brexit uncertainty and an imminent general election. On the Saturday and Sunday of the weekend, high street footfall was also up 6.8 percent […]

Kate Spade New York is launching the brand’s only dedicated pop-up in the UK, in time for Christmas, in Liverpool, marking the luxury label’s first boutique outside of London and Scotland. Opening on December 6, the 2,625 square foot pop-up on Peter’s Lane, Liverpool One, will house the brand’s collection […]

New York-based luxury contemporary brand Retrofête is launching a pop-up within in Harrods to tap into the holiday party season. Retrofête, known for its vintage couture-inspired pieces, will be taking over the 4th-floor fashion lab in Harrods with a VIP lounge inspired pop-up that will feature luxury […]

ANALYSIS New York - According to stats compiled by LicenseGlobal, as of early morning of Thanksgiving Day – the day prior to Black Friday – consumers in the U.S. had already spent 2.1 billion dollars via online retail, raising the year-on-year digital growth for the period to 20.2 percent. By early […]

Stockholm - H&M 4.0. It is no secret that H&M has been taking a closer look at new retail concepts in recent years. The Swedish chain is looking for the answer to the same question many other brands and retailers in today's market: How do we remain relevant, while also providing convenience customers? […]

Born in the United States, Black Friday has progressively been gaining weight in France since 2013. It is a highly anticipated day during which significant promotions are offered, not only in fashion but also in other consumer products. In France, Black Friday is predicted to see a record 5.9 billion […]

Luxury British footwear and handbag retailer Russell & Bromley has opened the doors of its newly relocated store at 107 Long Acre, Covent Garden. Designed by their in-house team, the 3,461-square-foot space spans two floors and looks to “provide an enhanced and engaging customer journey”. It is the […]

London-based fashion retailer Seren and artisan resort-wear brand An Indian Summer have opened pop-ups in Chelsea. Seren, which launched in 2017 and is catered to 25-40-year-olds, is marking its pop-up debut with the launch of a space at 279 Fulham Road, open until 14 December. The silk specialist is […]

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