London - Affluent consumers are becoming increasingly price sensitive and more inclined to visit online discount retailers than before. According to a survey by First Insight, a company offering retail solutions, shoppers with an income over 100,000 US dollars are as likely to do comparative shopping […]

Uniqlo has plans to go full-speed ahead by opening a new store in Sweden, a move that would put them in rival H&M's home market. The brand plans to launch its first store in Stockholm this fall. This would mark Uniqlo's entrance into the Nordic market. Uniqlo is famous for its Heat Tech technology, […]

London - UK shopping centre Westfield London is set to host a two-day job fair to help new brands opening under its Shepherd's Bush extension find the right candidates. Taking place from January 30 to 31, the event will share information on new roles at retailers such as Primark, Adidas, Bo Concept […]

Budget fashion and lifestyle retailer Primark has signed a lease for 60,000 square foot of space at Bluewater in Kent, which will feature a sales area of more than 46,000 square foot. Due to open in 2019 on Bluewater’s Thames Walk, Primark will offer women’s, men’s and children’s fashion, including […]

Latin American fashion retailer Blaiz is to open its debut permanent boutique on the King’s Road in London, following the success of their previous pop-ups in the same location. Opening in February, the 2,485 square foot Blaiz boutique will be the clothing e-tailer’s first permanent bricks-and-mortar […]

London - Alexander McQueen has partnered up with to launch a new online store on the Chinese ecommerce giant's luxury platform Toplife, in order to strengthen its presence in China. The deal, which sees Alexander McQueen opening a dedicated webshop on Toplife, is set to give the luxury fashion […]

German online giant Zalando is set to open two new physical outlets in Leipzig and Hamburg later this year. Similar to Zalando Outlets in Berlin, Frankfurt, and Cologne, the new outlets will be centrally located in each city, offering more than 1,000 square metes of retail space. The first location […]

According to the website the retail industry is “doomed”. The American-based site saw over 300,000 searches in December, which allows users to enter their job titles in the quest to find out how likely it is for their jobs to be replaced by automation and robots. According to […]

London - Gucci has turned seduction into an art form and its newly opened Gucci Garden, which opened its doors in Florence on Tuesday during Pitti Uomo, underlines the Italian luxury label's skills. The new concept, which includes haute couture in addition to art, haute cuisine and cinematography was […]

London - Forever 21 seems to have fallen out of favor as the fast-fashion retailer continues to struggle amidst weakening sales. Forever 21 is set to close its only store in Ireland following poor trading conditions, as it downsizes its UK store estate. The US-retailer will be closing its only store […]