German fashion retailer Gerry Weber plans to close all its UK stores by October as part of an ongoing restructuring plan. Gerry Weber International's most recent financial report for the 2016/17 year stated the retailer had 26 stores in UK and Ireland. “In the UK, Gerry Weber will concentrate its operations […]

US clothing and accessories brand Michael Kors has announced it will be launching its digital flagship on online Chinese marketplace, Tmall. The new online store will be featured on Tmall Luxury Pavilion, Alibaba Group’s dedicated platform for luxury and premium brands launched in 2017. The store will […]

Ralph Lauren has opened a UK standalone store for its sub-brand RRL, named after Ralph and Ricky Lauren's 'Double RL' Ranch in Colorado, in Carnaby’s Newburgh Quarter. The RRL brand was founded over 20 years ago with a focus on integrity of design and quality of workmanship and has become known for […]

Chico's is innovating the fit and sizing of its intimate apparel brand Soma. It has partnered with software-powered retailer b8ta for its new Somainnofit fit-measuring bra. Somainnofit helps customers find their perfect fit through a Bluetooth connection that pairs with an app to capture four key body […]

Clothing recycling charity Traid has opened an exclusive pop-up in collaboration with Anthropologie in their King’s Road Gallery store, which features the “very best vintage finds” handpicked from the Traid warehouse. Running from July 18 to August 4, the ‘Traid curated by Anthropologie’ pop-up will […]

What does the UK high street actually look like in 2019? Well, according to new research from Together Money, retail now only makes up 30.32 percent of the high street, as many national brands are favouring an online presence in what they call a “worrying economic climate”. With three in four Brits […]

Amazon Prime Day is proving to be a beneficial day for other large retailers in the United States. Retailers with more than 1 billion US dollars in annual revenue saw a 64 percent spike in sales on the first day of Amazon’s discount event, compared to an average Monday, according to Adobe Analytics. […]

French group SMCP has signed a deal to sell products from its brand Sandro Paris at Farfetch. “With more than 13 million clients per month worldwide, Farfetch will be the ideal partner to enable Sandro to address a wider, premium customer base”, celebrated the company in a press statement. The partnership […]

New York-based dance shoe brand LaDuca has signed for its first European store at 37 Drury Lane in Covent Garden, London. The 1,588-square-foot European flagship will reflect the charm and heritage, combined with the theatrical flair that the store in New York is known for, according to the brand. It […]

Luxury retailer Browns is diving into the athleisure and sportswear apparel as it adds women’s activewear into its line of offerings, according to Fashion Network. The brand launched its new Women’s Activewear on July 16 with 33 new brands, along with three exclusive styles from the brand MISBHV. Offerings […]

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