Women’s occasionwear brand Jacques Vert is launching in the Middle East with the opening of its first concession in Debenhams later this month. The fashion retailer will be opening concessions in Debenham’s Dubai store in the City Centre Mirdif shopping centre on February 19, followed by the Kuwait […]

Struggling young fashion retailer Bank, which fell into administration last month, is to make its first store closures this month, as the search for a buyer for the business continues. The retailer will close its first 10 stores in Stockport, Bury, Wolverhampton, Doncaster, Warrington, Edinburgh, Carlisle, […]

Yours Clothing, the fashion retailer that offers clothing in sizes 14-36, is set to open its first store in Scotland at the Intu Braehead shopping centre. The retailer said it chose the Intu Braehead shopping centre, located just 15 minutes from Glasgow, due to the fact that 70 percent of its customers […]

UPDATE Topshop may have shut down its stores in Japan, but the British high street chain seems determined to ensure it maintains its presence in the country. Earlier this week, Nikkei Asian Review reported that Topshop had closed down all five of its stores in Japan, as local fans turned to social media […]

Selfridges has opened a luxury new international customer services lounge in its London store on Oxford Street, to cater for the needs of its tax free shoppers by offering access to a tax refund lounge, two tax free halls and several VIP areas aimed at accommodating the requirements of the high-net-worth […]

Confidence is growing among UK SME online retailers that they can grow international sales, a study by Royal Mail has found, with two third of SME’s stating that they are aiming to increase international sales in 2015. The increased confidence is up two thirds on a year ago when just 39 percent said […]

STUDY Women who work in a retail environment appear to be much more dissatisfied and unhappy with the current state of workplace wellbeing in comparison to their male counterparts, according to a recent research from ICM. Considering that 60 percent of the UK retail workforce consists of women, this […]

It seems as if British high street retailer Topshop may not be big in Japan after all. The fashion chain has reportedly closed all five of its stores in Japan, with local store operators claiming that the store's future within the country remains unclear. According to a report from Nikkei Asian Review, […]

Discount designer retailer TK Maxx has taken the top spot in a fashion customer satisfaction survey, ahead of New Look and Next, according to new findings by customer intelligence solutions company, Market Force Information. Market Force interviewed 3,400 consumers in December 2014 to uncover the best […]

Demand for British brands and retailers online from people around the globe surged over the festive season, according to figures released by the British Retail Consortium and Google. The BRC-Google Online Retail Monitor for the three months to December 31, 2014, showed that Brazil had the greatest growth […]

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