Springboard has revealed that the UK footfall dropped 2.5 percent during December, which the retail intelligence experts states “was not a surprise as footfall has declined in December in all but one year since 2009”. The drop in UK footfall marked a difficult ending to a tough year for retail and December’s […]

Emerging designers with ambitions to launch a retail emporium with a cause can apply for a new competition to win a two-week free store in London, Paris, New York or Los Angeles. Appear Here, a leading marketplace for short-term retail space, is launching Space for Ideas, a competition providing free […]

Russia’s leading online retailer Wildberries has announced its entry into the European market. In January 2020, Wildberries started its sales in Poland. The company said in a statement that buyers can order goods from its website Wildberries.eu. Wildberries will open about 100 branded pick up points […]

Commenting on its Christmas trading performance, British lifestyle brand Joules said retail sales over the seven-week period were significantly behind expectations and decreased by 4.5 percent against the prior year as a result of disappointing online sales performance due to an internally generated […]

Swedish fashion brand Monki, under the Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) group plans to enter the Philippine market this summer. ”Monki’s mission is to empower young women everywhere and help them feel good about themselves. We can’t wait to get to know a new market and welcome new customers to our […]

Altrincham high street has reported “sustained growth” and an “exceptional” year-on-year footfall increase, after taking part in the ‘National High Street Perfect Day’ pilot in May last year. The Greater Manchester town was chosen to host the first ‘National High Street Perfect Day’ after it was awarded […]

UK footwear giant Shoezone reported a drop in profit after the retailer’s 17 stores and properties saw a decline of 2.9 million pounds. The company said its statutory profit before tax dropped from 9.6 million pounds to 6.7 million pounds after it reported a 2.9m pound writedown on the value of its […]

British casual wear retailer Cotton Trader is launching its first shopping apps in 2020 to “meet consumer demand for mobile”, after signing a partnership with app-commerce platform Poq. The move into apps is part of Cotton Trader’s latest growth strategy to reposition the brand and to attract a younger […]

Forever 21 is targeting consumers in Canada, Asia, APAC and LATAM through localized online stores. The American retailer has teamed with cross-border e-commerce solutions provider Global-e to build its localized digital stores and accelerate online growth in each specific market. The new online stores […]

Gen Z, digital natives aged between 7 and 23, is a massively fetishized group when discussing the future of retail. So Stylus forecasters at the semi-annual Decoded Future New York created a presentation focused on how to tap into this 40 percent of consumers, which now harbor some major spending power. […]

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