Luxury department store Selfridges has announced that it is shortening its store opening hours “for the time being” in what it calls “uncertain times” due to Coronavirus. In an e-mail to their customers, Selfridges’ store director Meave Wall said: “We wanted to reach out and let you know about the steps […]

In response to the global COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, VF Corporation has announced the temporary closure of all owned retail stores across North America, effective March 16 through April 5. The company said in a statement that all retail employees at these locations will continue to receive full […]

A number of fashion and sportswear retailers, including Nike, Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters and Lululemon, have announced temporary store closures in light of the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19). Over the weekend, fashion and lifestyle retailer Anthropologie sent out an e-mail to its customers […]

Lendlease and Invesco Real Estate, which manages Queensgate shopping centre in Peterborough has appointed McLaren Construction to complete the second phase of works for the 77,000 square foot leisure extension. The 60 million pound extension will add a new central atrium, covered by a glazed roof, alongside […]

British fashion label JW Anderson has opened its first flagship store in Soho, London. The two-floor 1300-square-foot space carries the brand’s entire range of products including menswear, womenswear, small leather goods, shoes, handbags, accessories and special collaboration products such as its recently […]

The impact the coronavirus is having on the global fashion industry is already undeniable, with fashion shows and trade fairs being cancelled, stores and offices being closed, and travel being disrupted. The Covid-19 virus, which earlier this week was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization […]

Trunk Club locations will be phased out. Nordstrom announced that it plans to close all six stores of the personal styling service it acquired in 2014 to align the offering with its proprietary styling service. Nordstrom said this move is a key part of its market strategy, intending to streamline the […]

Italy has ramped up its lockdown measures in order to contain further spread of the coronavirus, forcing the closure of all nonessential retailers, including boutiques, department stores and multi-brand establishments. On Wednesday the country saw total infections increased to 12,462 with 1,028 in intensive […]

UK chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his first budget on Wednesday which included 30 billion pounds to combat the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and the suspension this year of business rates for small companies. The announcement was partly well received, partly not. The suspension of business rates has […]

A new company has joined the payment plan movement with Klarna. The Swedish company announced its partnership with online fashion retailer Romwe on Mar. 10. As a fashion company that provides clothing, accessories, and lifestyle items to its consumers at affordable price points, Romwe will continue […]

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