San Francisco-based sustainable footwear brand Allbirds has chosen Amsterdam as the location for its first store in the Netherlands. The 70-square-metre store, located in de Negen Straatjes, will open on 18 June and follows recent openings by the fast-growing brand in London and Berlin. The brand has […]

Following the UK government’s decision to ease Covid-19 lockdown measures, luxury fashion boutiques on London’s Sloane Street were able to join the list of non-essential businesses that reopened this week. Brands such as Hermès, Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton and Fendi have worked with property manager and […]

Lockdown has led to a 95 percent increase in social commerce, according to new research from home delivery firm ParcelHero, which suggests that a fifth of Brits have become “social shoppers”. The research reveals that British consumers have been adapting their sale habits, instead of hitting the high […]

Luxury British footwear label Malone Souliers has launched e-commerce in China with a WeChat store, which features a curated edit of both seasonal and core styles. This marks the brand’s first ‘social commerce’ presence globally and is part of its renewed focus on the Chinese market. The new e-commerce […]

Brooks Brothers has welcomed its customers back to its UK stores. The American clothing brand has reopened all five of the stores it operates in the UK and Ireland, though with new safety measures to adhere to local guidelines and health initiatives. The company is asking all customers to wear face […]

Footfall in retail destinations in England increased by 41.7 percent up to 12pm Monday as non-essential stores reopened for the first time in three months, new data from retail experts Springboard reveals. The greatest increase was observed in high streets which saw a 51.7 percent jump in comparison […]

Zalando is expanding its 'Connected Retail' programme to Poland, Sweden and Spain from 1 July with a commission-free offer. Launched in 2016, the programme allows brick-and-mortar stores to sell through Zalando’s platform and provides them with online content, payment services, customer care, dedicated […]

Footwear brand Dune London and fashion retailer Lazy Jacks are to open brand-new outlet stores at Springfields Outlet in the East of England, which the outlet owner states marks “positive signs” for outlet fashion and footwear post-lockdown. Dune London has secured a 1,280 square foot unit, which will […]

Ted Baker has confirmed that it will reopen 31 of its standalone stores in two phases across June 15 and June 21, along with several additional outlet locations and wholesale concessions. The fashion retailer will mark its reopening with a new brand campaign with London-based design, illustration and […]

Europe's fastest-growing owner-operator of premium fashion outlet destinations, VIA Outlets has reported that brand sales and footfall figures are “encouraging” as its European portfolio reopens following the coronavirus pandemic. As of today, June 15, all eleven of VIA Outlets’ centres are open for […]

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