Confidence in masked-shopping and Brits taking staycations have boosted footfall in August, new data shows. Average weekly numbers bounced up 18.8 percent last month compared to July, according to Ipsos Retail Performance. Shopper numbers were down by 41.7 percent year-on-year last month, but that was […]

Oxfam is to open a Secondhand September pop-up in Selfridges London designer galleries for four weeks from September 7 as it looks to fight throwaway fashion. The pop-up is part of its month-long #SecondHandSeptember campaign celebrating secondhand fashion, where it is asking consumers to only buy secondhand […]

Amazon has been given the green light to begin testing its automated drone delivery service, Amazon Air. The US retail giant received approval from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to start commercial deliveries through a trial programme. Amazon Air has now been designated an […]

Footwear brand, Sanuk, has announced an exclusive capsule collection with wetsuit brand, Kassia+Surf, founded by Kasia Meador. The collection features sustainable materials such as hemp blend uppers and straps made from recycled plastic bottles and Meador’s signature psychedelic design to recreate Sanuk’s […]

Shop prices in the UK fell by 1.6 percent last month compared to a drop of 1.3 percent in July. Non-food prices fell by 3.4 percent compared to a decline of 2.9 percent in July, according to the latest BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index. Helen Dickinson, CEO of the British Retail Consortium, said in a statement: […]

Foot Locker Inc. has partnered with several global charitable associations to donate footwear to children in need, with Soles4Souls as the main partner of the program.The footwear company has announced its commitment to donate more than 1.5 million dollars in footwear to children going back to school, […]

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has launched the Shopworkers’ Protection Pledge calling for support for new legislation to protect retail workers from violence, threats and abuse. Eleven cross-party MPs have already signed the pledge. The BRC Crime Survey, released earlier this year, found there […]

Premium womenswear brand, Phase Eight, is partnering up with order management specialist, OneStock, to offer in-store personal styling appointments to provide a safe experience for shoppers amid the Covid-19 pandemic.“Thanks to the convenience of Personal Stylist, our customers are a click away from […]

British heritage brand Belstaff has returned to New York City, following its departure in early 2019, with a new store at 62 Gansevoort Street to mark the brand’s world-first workshop concept with a focus on makers and creators within the community. Belstaff, which exited its Madison Avenue location […]

Payment platform PayPal has launched a new ‘buy now, pay later’ service, allowing users in the US to pay for products in four interest-free instalments. With the new ‘Pay in 4’ feature, merchants and partners will be paid upfront while customers can pay for purchases between 30 dollars and 600 dollars […]

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