London - Afound, the off-price marketplace concept develop by fashion giant H&M Group is set to open its first two physical stores in Sweden. Located in Stockholm and Malmö, the first will open its doors on June 14 at Drottininggate 53, while the latter will open to the public on June 16 at Södergatan. […]

British designer Richard Quinn has joined forces with Debenhams for his latest collection. Quinn, whose creations have been worn by a string of stars on the red carpet, has teamed with the high street store to distribute a line of affordable dresses. Among the items available are the velvet Bardot dress […]

Moda Operandi, the online retailer that allows for consumers to preorder looks straight from the runway, is expanding to menswear. The company informed in a statement that it aims to cater to “luxury minded men”, offering them “a curated selection of the season’s best offering”.The men’s section of […]

INTERACTIVE London sneaker store Footpatrol, known for selling some of the most exclusive sneaker models, opened its first international store in Paris earlier this month. The store is located in the Marais district, close to museum Centre Pompidou, whose building is said to have inspired the design […]

Swiss sporting goods retailer Intersport and Chinese internet giant Alibaba’s Tmall unveiled on Tuesday a co-branded store in Beijing complete with interactive features “to offer consumers in China a more engaging and informative shopping experience” according to an Alizila news release. “We believe […]

London-based fashion brand Temperley London is set to open its debut pop-up store in Porto Cervo on June 1. Located in Promenade Du Port, between the Old Port and Piazzetta, the 90 square meter pop-up spans across two floors. The pop-up shop will offer Temperley London's Spring/Summer 2018 collections […]

IN DEPTH Leading European children’s fashion retailer, Kidiliz, is preparing for even more growth in its sector after being purchased by the Chinese group, Semir earlier this year. Ahead of its expansion push, FashionUnited takes a close look at the historic acquisition.Chinese investors have turned […]

London - It has been four years since Hema opened its first store in the UK. Since then the Dutch value retailer has opened seven more stores, operating a total of eight locations. However, now that the retail company is hoping to attract a new owner, it is keen to ramp up its international expansion […]

UK retail sales bounced back in April seeing a growth of 1.6 percent in all sectors after seeing decline in March, according to the Office for National Statistics. Department stores, however, showed a different monthly picture as the only sector to report a fall in quantities bought, at negative 0.9 […]

London - The Selfridges Group can rest assured once more, now that its iconic department store Selfridges has managed to retain its title as ‘the Best Department Store in the World’ for the fourth time. Selfridges was internationally recognised as the Best Department Store in the World 2018 during a […]