Shops are still giving out old 10-pound notes, even though the paper note featuring Charles Darwin will cease to be legal tender from Thursday, March 1. The Bank of England has not yet urged retailers to stop circulating the notes, however, it has stated that even though more than 73 percent of 10 pound […]

Nearly a quarter of Europeans are expect to start using “tap and go” contactless payments with a smartwatch, bracelet, keyring or other forms of wearable payments, according to new figures from Mastercard. Sweden is leading the pack, with 41 percent showing interest in making wearable payments the future, […]

British shoe brand, Clarks has opened its first permanent standalone Clarks Originals store in the heart of Soho at 32 Berwick Street, London. The new 500 square foot concept store is the first of its kind for the brand and houses both its men’s and women’s styles, plus in-store exclusives and limited-edition […]

International Pakistani clothing brand, Khaadi is to make its Scottish debut within the Silverburn Shopping Centre in Glasgow this spring. The brand has secured a 2,700 square foot store next to Flannels and Schuh, to house its range of women’s clothing, bags and accessories. The Silverburn store will […]

Boxpark and Quintain has secured planning permission for the largest Boxpark scheme to date in London’s Wembley Park. Set to open in late 2018, Boxpark Wembley will be positioned in the heart of Wembley Park directly on Olympic Way, as part of a 500,000 square foot retail and leisure space transforming […]

The King’s Cross Partnership and Paul Smith have announced that the British designer will open a new store at Coal Drops Yard, the Heatherwick Studio-designed shopping quarter in London’s King’s Cross, in October 2018, as part of the brand’s global expansion plans. Commenting on the new store set to […]

London - The London Designers Collective (LDC) is set to return to London Fashion Week this season with a new concept store dedicated to promoting independent designers and support women in business through a female empowerment networking event. Taking place during the official London Fashion Week calendar, […]

London - Burberry has launched a new global partnership with luxury e-commerce platform Farfetch, to further expand the British fashion house's international distribution to 150 countries. The new partnership sees Burberry's technology integrated into the Farfetch API, the platform's operating system […]

London - Fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo is set to open its first store in The Netherlands this autumn. Located in the former Forever 21 flagship store op the Kalverstraat , the debut Dutch store from the Japanese apparel retailer will span 2,040 square meters and offers Uniqlo’s LifeWear for women, men […]

London Bridge rail station is set to welcome a wave of new fashion and luxury retailers as part of its 1 billion redevelopment, which will see the London station having more retail units than any other Network Rail station in the country. Cath Kidston and Hamleys will open their doors at London Bridge […]