American fashion retailers Levi’s and Gap have opened stores at Scotland’s designer village Caledonia Park. They are the newest additions following the recent announcement of Railpen’s major investment programme at the shopping destination, previously known as Gretna Gateway Outlet Village, which is […]

Under 35s are expected to drive spend this festive season, according to a new report, with the millennial-and-younger age group paying particular attention to new technologies, new delivery methods and environmentally-friendly products. Shoppers in the 18-34 age group are willing to splash out more […]

The Black Friday promotions are less likely to fuel Christmas gift purchases as it is for shoppers to spend on themselves. Commenting on Black Friday sales, Ian Geddes, North South Europe head of retail at Deloitte, said: “Deloitte’s research found that UK consumers have an average Christmas budget […]

Balenciaga is proving its growing popularity with a new freestanding store in Canada. The luxury label has opened its new flagship store at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre, according to Fashion Network. The new 3,326-square-foot space officially opened its doors to customers on Nov. 19. The overall […]

The one billion pound project to transform Swansea city centre is taking a step forward this week with works on the 135 million pound first phase of the ‘Swansea Central’ scheme set to begin. Phase one of the scheme, which is being funded by Swansea Council, will begin on 27 November and involves the […]

Black Friday is only a few days away, yet it is already ramping up to be a busy shopping day as retailers announce big mark-downs to drive consumers to shop. However, popular digital fashion resale platform ThredUp has published its new “Holiday Purge” data report to warn against impulse shopping through […]

St David’s shopping centre in Cardiff has added Ted Baker and Skechers to its growing list of fashion brands. Ted Baker has opened a 2,800-square-foot store on the Grand Arcade. The space features a full range of the British luxury brand's designer clothing and accessories for men and women, and has […]

Klarna is to celebrate dogs with its latest pop-up offering the dog-loving community a setting dedicated to shopping with their furry friends as part of its ‘Who’s a Good Shopper’ campaign. The ‘Pup-up’ will open on Bateman Street in Soho, London from November 27-28 and will offer dog owners the chance […]

Black Friday will do little to lift the mood of retailers in the UK as store footfall is expected to drop by 4.5 percent. According to new figures by retail intelligence experts Springboard, high streets will be hardest hit, with a drop of 5.5 percent expected. This follows a decline in footfall on […]

Black Friday weekend sales are expected to grow by 9 percent year-on-year, despite declining footfall, according to the latest insights from the New West End Company, which represents 600 businesses across London’s West End. Although the multi-year trend of declining footfall on Black Friday is expected […]

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