Debenhams will anchor the retail and leisure extension at Intu Watford after the department store signed up for a 113,000 square foot unit as part of the 400,000 square foot extension. Work began on the extension in late 2015 and, once complete Intu Watford will become a 1.4 million square foot retail […]

New York - Paul & Shark might sound like it has its origins somewhere more nautical, but many would be surprised to find that the brand is actually Italian-based. This year, the high end label is celebrating its 40th anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, the brand is partnering with Wallpaper magazine, […]

Almost 90 percent of mums used click-and-collect services for their Christmas shopping in 2015, according to research from global retail agency Visual Thinking. The findings found that 89 percent of mums surveyed used click-and-collect over the festive period, compared to just below two-thirds the previous […]

In light of recent slow sales in clothing results over the last quarter of 2015 and the Christmas period by many UK retailers, new research is suggesting that retailers need to tap into the potential of the ‘grey pound’ by targeting consumers aged 55+. Research from garment fit specialist Fits.me suggests […]

New York - Florence-based luxury footwear label Aquazarra has its sights set on the Asian market, specifically Hong Kong this time. The brand is hoping to open their first freestanding store there later this year according to cofounder and creative director Edgardo Osorio. While the brand has declined […]

High street department store Next has reportedly signed an agreement to open a three levelled flagship store on Oxford Street , London. The new flagship store, which is set to become a landmark store for the fashion retailer, is set to open within the Plaza shopping centre in three years time, reported […]

London - As one of the most mature markets in terms of e-commerce in the European Union, it should come as little surprise that online retail sales in the UK recorded a solid 11 percent year on year increase in 2015 - which is equal to 114 billion pounds spent online. According to the latest figures […]

Australian activewear and sportswear brand Lorna Jane is set to open its first European store in London’s Covent Garden in February. The 1,710 square foot womenswear store will be located in Slingsby Place, St Martin’s Courtyard, and will span across two floors. The ground floor will be dedicated to […]

Footfall in the UK declined for the ninth consecutive month in December, when it fell 2.2 percent on a year ago, according to the December BRC/Springboard Footfall Monitor. The decline in December was marginally lower than the 2.1 decline in November, underperforming the three-month average of a 1.6 […]

Swedish fast-fashion giant H&M is set to unveil a new flagship store in Langley Court, Covent Garden later this year, adding to its impressive store count of 257 stores within the UK and Ireland. The store, which is set to be located within a historic 19th century warehouse building within Mercers' […]