International shoppers from the US and Russia will give the UK economy a “boost” in the run-up to Christmas, according to new research. Tourism shopping tax-refund company Global Blue is predicting that over the next 90 days that there will be a 14 percent increase in tax-free transactions from American […]

Fashion retailer Weekday, which is set to open a further three UK stores before the end of November, two in London and one in Sheffield, has started with the opening of its Shoreditch London store. The 5,000 square foot store located on Shoreditch High Street features a hybrid of upscaled industrial […]

Moscow - Despite successive economic and diplomatic crises, there is no shortage of fashion in Moscow. From pure luxury to streetwear and everything in between. FashionUnited highlights the six most important multibrands. TSUM: the giant TSUM, which is owned by the Mercury Group (a group that manages […]

Luxury leather goods brand Mark Cross has opened its first standalone retail space since the 1990s. Originally founded in 1845, the brand is one of America's oldest in luxury leather goods. Its new store represents a significant shift in its overall retail strategy that had previously focused solely […]

Burberry is strengthening its presence in Japan with the opening of a flagship store at the exclusive Ginza Marronnier building in Tokyo. The store, which is the fourth Burberry has opened in Japan in the last six months, is the first in the country to reflect the new store concept by chief creative […]

A physical pop-up store allowing shoppers to try on digital clothes has opened in London with the aim of changing people's attitudes and feelings towards digital fashion. The pop-up by digital startup Hot:Second is open at Protein Studios in Shoreditch from 19 to 21 November and allows visitors to immersively […]

John Lewis and Waitrose are set to open a “consumer-centric” concept store at its Southampton department store on November 19, which will showcase services and experiences across fashion, beauty, cookery, gadgets, gardening, and interiors. The “experience playgrounds” are part of John Lewis Partnership’s […]

Over the eight-week Christmas trading period, shoppers are expected to provide a 2.5 million pound boost to London’s West End, according to the latest insights from New West End Company, which represents 600 businesses across the area. The business partnership reveals that 42 million shoppers from home […]

Swedish fashion and lifestyle brand for children, Newbie is continuing to increase its retail footprint in the UK with a new pop-up store opening at Gatwick Airport. “Building a store on these conditions has been an exciting challenge for our fantastic team: the store is only 25 square metre in size, […]

ANALYSIS Just over one year ago Farfetch launched its IPO to the tune of 27 dollars per share. Setting an industry precedent, it celebrated a 50 percent increase on its expected debut and saw the business valued at approximately 6.2 billion dollars. Much has happened since the marketplace connector […]

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