BHS International Limited has announced a new franchise partnership with the City Center Mall located in Sulaimaniya, Iraq to open four stores over the next five years. The company said that first two-floor ‘anchor’ store is scheduled to open in Sulaimaniya in May 2018 showcasing full product range […]

Hammerson, the manager and developer of leading retail destinations in Europe, saw a 0.4 percent increase in annual footfall across its UK shopping centres throughout 2017, outperforming the industry benchmark which fell 2.8 percent. The property developer welcomed more than 300 million visitors to […]

London - The rumors have proven to be true - Swedish fashion giant Hennes & Maurtiz is set to launch Afound, an off-price marketplace in 2018. The move sees the H&M group going head to head with leading online marketplaces (as well as offline), as the retail giant aims to create a “style-and deal-hunting […]

Two former Under Armour executives have launched a new e-commerce brand called Revtown based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company officially launched today, and features men's performance denim and casual shirts. They are planning to launch a women's collection in 2019. Founded by Henry Stafford […]

London - Susanne and Christoph Botschen, the German founders and co-chief executives of premium concept store Therese and e-commerce platform, are set to launch a new website for luxury shoes - Set to offer luxury women’s shoes, from leading fashion houses such as Gucci, […]

When Asos announced stellar festive season sales last week it left its British high street contemporaries in its shade. It may even be beating Amazon in the fashion stakes, and the company's growth shows no sign of slowing as it continues to attract the millennial customer who is no longer shopping […]

As Esprit continues to struggle financially and with bringing in customers, they have opted to shutter their Hong Kong flagship store. They will also close their Peking Road flagship and a Causeway Bay location this year. The company, which is listed in Hong Kong, issued a profit warning to investors […]

Fashion retailers Phase Eight and ghost London are set to launch on home shopping network QVC UK as the platform expands its fashion offering. Occasion and ready-to-wear brand Ghost London is set to launch a range of six vintage-inspired bridesmaid dresses on QVC UK at the end of the month. Phase Eight […]

London - British high street retailers River Island and Next are the latest retailers set to open at The Oracle shopping centre in Reading. The opening sees both retailers relocating their current stores from Broad Street to The Oracle. Next is set to open a new 29,000 square foot store in The Oracle, […]

"Artificial intelligence and robots will kill many jobs." It's a depressingly blunt statement for anyone to make, but even more so as it is the prediction of Jack Ma, CEO of the Chinese online sales giant Alibaba. The rise of AI -- its huge potential and fears over its potentially negative consequences […]