INTERVIEW Amsterdam - Figuring out and satisfying the customers changing needs is becoming increasingly difficult for retailers, says trend watcher David Shah. "We are seeing radical differences between age groups," explains Shah during his trend seminar at ModeFabriek on Boomers and Millennials , the […]

The number of jobs in retail fell at the end of last year, according to figures from the British Retail Consortium’s Employment Monitor, as retailers hired fewer seasonal staff and cut back on overtime. The number of people in full-time equivalent retail jobs fell by 3 percent in the three months from […]

Premium next-day delivery services are accounting for a greater share of online orders according to new research from IMRG and MetaPack, with more than a third of consumers selecting ‘next-day’ in 2016. The research reveals that 31 percent of all online retail orders in 2016 selected ‘next-day’ as the […]

​ The French trade body for women’s ready-to-wear, La Fédération Française du Prêt à Porter Féminin , has teamed up with Alibaba to launch an exclusive online fashion store dedicated to French brands. Set to launch on Alibaba’s Tmall ecommerce platform, the online multi-branded store “La French Boutique” […]

Amsterdam - Sustainable denim brand Kings of Indigo took the next step in opening its own mono brand store this week by unveiling its first retail concept at the 42nd edition of the Dutch fashion trade fair Modefabriek. It was the first time the brand had a full scale stand at the trade fair, which […]

British fashion brand AllSaints has opened its first store in Mexico as the retailer looks to continue its expansion in Latin America. The 2,368 square foot store in Mexico City’s Antara shopping centre, located in Polanco, offers menswear and womenswear collections alongside key looks from the autumn/winter […]

Swedish fashion brand J.Lindeberg plans e-commerce expansions into both North and South America this year, in a move that could boost its online revenue by more than 100 percent by 2018, the company said. The move follows the recent expansion into the Canadian market, where the company believes there […]

Doddle, the leading provider of click and collect services for consumers with partners such as Amazon, Net-a-Porter and Asos, have launched ‘Powered by Doddle’, a click and collect solution that includes all the software, training, communications and analytics modules retailers need to enhance their […]

A new report on British consumer's shopping habits shows UK customers are leaning towards online. It’s well documented that the younger the shopper, the more likely they are to shop via a website or an app. A retail report by Apadmi, a company that develops mobile applications discovered that over half […]

A new report from Intu and Revo is calling on the Government to do more to support and promote the retail industry, as its findings show that international retailers find many of the features of the UK retail market attractive, but the UK’s business rates regime is putting off potential new entrants. […]

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