Multichannel retail group N Brown, whose brands include JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo, has teamed up with innovation specialist L Marks to launched, JD Works to hunt for eight start-ups to help “shake up the business” and improve its capabilities and services. Focusing on innovation in product offering, […]

Despite the numerous uncertainties set into motion when the UK voted to leave the EU, prime retail space across the country remains in high demand. Global estate agency Hammerson has signed over seven leases, which total over 3,010 square meters, over the past 10 days throughout its UK shopping centre […]

Shopping centre Intu Bromley is welcoming a host of new fashion retailers including Joules, as part of the centre’s extensive refurbishment to revitalise its retail and leisure offer, which includes the opening of a new alfresco dining scheme in July. Joules, known for its floral and stripe staples, […]

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has announced that it is to launch a new online platform designed for intellectual property related communications between brands and itself, in a new drive to display its determination to stamp out fake goods. Alibaba is urging brands to help its anti-piracy campaign, […]

London - Paypal UK is encouraging British online retailers to try and tap into the upcoming spending spree taking place in the run up to the 4th of July, the United States Independence Day, as its slated to become the next big international shopping holiday following Chinese New Year and Single's Day. […]

A thorough analysis of the UK high street is about to take place with a new project partnership between the Local Data Company (LDC), UCL and Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC). Titled the SmartStreetSensor Project, the partnership is the most comprehensive study of footfall patterns across Great […]

UPDATE London - Although collapsed department store group BHS is likely to fade from the British high street, it will live on overseas as its international portfolio has been acquired by a Qatari retail group. BHS administrators Duff & Phelps have confirmed the sale of the collapsed retailer overseas […]

New data has shown the UK's fashion industry suffered negative growth for the first time in six years. The figures, compiled by Kantar Worldpanel, were calculated in the year to June 5, before the Brexit referendum result. A negative growth of 0.1 percent show a clear fall in spending on clothing, footwear […]

Hammerson-owned shopping centres, including Birmingham’s Bullring, has started covering mirrors in changing rooms to make "a more comfortable place for women to shop.” The trial, also taking place at Bristol Cabot Circus and Croydon Centrale shopping centres, is aiming to increase customer’s self-confidence […]

British luxury high street retailer Whistles is set to open two stores in the Middle East in partnership with the Al Tayer Group, with the first opening at Dubai City Walk 2 and the second, expected to debut in Doha Festival City early next year. The contemporary fashion brand’s debut Middle East store […]

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