John Lewis has announced plans to reopen nine more stores on 25 June, following the reopening of 13 this week. The stores will be in Cribbs Causeway, Leeds, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Peter Jones, Southampton, Tunbridge Wells and York. In March, John Lewis closed its 50 department stores for […]

JCPenney is officially closing 137 locations across the U.S., with closing sales already underway. These closures mark the first steps in JCPenney's store optimization strategy, which focuses on driving sustainable, profitable growth. The company intends to reduce its store footprint in favor of putting […]

On Wednesday, Hudson and Luxottica Group announced their partnership and unveiled their plans to launch in-store Sunglass Hut shop-in-shops. This collaboration will allow Hudson, which owns more than 1,000 stores in airports, commuter hubs, landmarks and tourist destinations across North America, to […]

When it comes to how much a retailer must pay a credit card company per transaction is complicated. The card issuer, credit card company and processor all benefit from a per transaction fee and retailers pay different rates based on how the card is processed. However complicated the process is, the […]

The shopping centre Centre:MK in Milton Keynes was able to reopen this week in light of the UK government’s decision to loosen Covid-19 lockdown measures and allow non-essential businesses to offer renewed in-store service. Over 80 stores, including Primark, Next and TK Maxx, were reopened on Monday, […]

Luxury Italian fashion brand Brunello Cucinelli has opened its new flagship boutique on London’s New Bond Street. The new store, which will offer its menswear, womenswear and accessories, alongside a new tailor-made suit service, will join its other London boutique on Sloane Street. Located at 135-137 […]

US fast-fashion brand Forever 21 is launching new localised online stores for the UK and across Europe to target British and European consumers due to what it is calling “high demand” for the brand since its exit last year. The launch is part of the brand's new e-commerce centric global expansion strategy […]

At the beginning of the week, as was the case with many UK retailers, Debenhams was able to successfully reopen 50 stores, following the government’s decision to ease Covid-19 lockdown measures. Now, the department store has announced that it is preparing to reopen an additional number of stores on […]

Shopify has announced that it will be making a change to its mobile shopping assistant ‘Shop’ to spotlight Black-owned businesses. “Shopify’s mission has always been to help all people - no matter their race, religion, gender, sexuality or otherwise - achieve independence by making it easier to start, […]

In line with the UK government’s decision to ease Covid-19 lockdown measures and to allow non-essential businesses to reopen their doors to the public, British heritage brand Belstaff reopened its stores this week. Belstaff shops in London and Manchester are offering renewed in-store service, with the […]

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