Although May 13, 2015 was Wednesday instead of Friday, the day was anything but lucky for Finland: fresh Eurostat data showed the country officially having fallen into a recession. Thus Finland and Greece alone share the same gloomy economic situation in the Eurozone - nothing to be proud of for Finns […]

British fashion and lifestyle retailer Fat Face is expanding into the US with the launch of its first store outside of the UK and Ireland in Boston this autumn. Chief executive Anthony Thompson unveiled his plans for the brand to expand to America back in 2013 when he announced the set up of a dedicated […]

Plans for a multi-million pound redevelopment of Intu Broadmarsh were given the go ahead by Nottingham City Council. The plans will transform the shopping centre by creating a vibrant new quarter for customers to shop, eat, relax and socialise throughout the day and evening. In addition to the remodel, […]

Fashion retailer Ness is preparing to open its third store in Ilkley, following a 2.5 million pounds investment from YFM Equity Partners. The retailer – which launched as a touristy apparel store – will be enhancing its footprint. Currently running 11 stores, the retailer is now looking to expand to […]

New York - Seven for all Mankind is capitalizing on the tailorless jeans trend, and sensibly so. The jeans brand that can be found in every department store from Macy's to Saks Fifth Avenue will be introducing a new line of tailorless flared jeans for fall and holiday 2015. The line is specifically […]

As the UK economy continues to show signs of recovery and real wage growth begins to outstrop inflation, more and more consumers find themselves with larger levels of disposable incomes. With Father's day just around the corner, retail research agency Conlumino predicts fathers throughout the country […]

London - Earlier this week saw US apparel brand Gap announced plans to close a quarter of its existing stores as part of a cost-saving scheme, but fans of the brand in the UK can rest assured as the store closure scheme will not be rolled out to the UK. Gap aims to shut 175 stores across North America […]

Worldpay, British payment processing company revealed that its SME customers have collectively saved 6 million pounds in value-added business services since the launch of the Worldpay Benefits Club last July. The Club, which is part of Worldpay's commitment to help SMEs grow, is run in partnership with […]

Borderfree, the cross-border e-commerce solutions that helps retailers including the Dune Group and Austin Reed sell internationally, is expanding its e-commerce platform to reach over 220 countries and territories including key emerging luxury markets. The company, which launched as a solution to bridge […]

Parisian brand Each x Other is set to expand its retail presence in South Korea after signing a distribution deal with Handsome Corp., an affiliate of Hyundai Department Group, a major retailer in the country. The brand, founded by designers Ilan Delouis and Jenny Mannerheim, has plans to open more […]

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