Thinking of a career in retail? In London, over 700,000 retail jobs are classified as low paid, approximately double the figure from a decade ago. According to figures from the New Policy Institute (NPI), a new study funded by Trust for London has revealed nearly 20 percent of jobs in London are low […]

British Land, joint owner of Meadowhall in Sheffield, has submitted a detailed planning application to Sheffield City Council for a 300 million pound Meadowhall Leisure Hall, which will see a 330,000 square foot multi-level extension added to the shopping centre. The proposal is part of a five-year […]

Cult LA brand Reformation, known for its sustainable fashion, is set to open a pop-up in London on Monmouth Street. Opening today, November 7, the pop-up will stay open until mid-December, and will be introducing its sustainable fashion cool as more of a showroom than an actual shop. Customers will […]

Over half of UK consumers prioritise buying British, according to new research from Rakuten Marketing, showing that ‘Brand Britain’ is powerful in driving consumer interest. The Brand Confidence Report noted that consumers want to buy British and that brands need to make it clear that they are ‘made […]

Online fashion retailer Miss Pap is looking to boost e-commerce sales after signing a partnership with InPost UK to maximise the rising demand for Click and Collect. Miss Pap will offer its consumers free delivery and free returns to an InPost locker, enabling its customers to collect or return their […]

REPORT The British high street may be under threat thanks to the rise of e-commerce and m-commerce, but consumers love for the high street endures as it holds a pivotal role in shopping journeys. However, more and more consumers are seeking out digital experiences in physical stores, such as smart fitting […]

The seasons are changing and Autumn is finally here, but over the past couple of months, many fashion retailers have faced hard times as warmer weather has kept consumers out of shops. So how do you manage profitability during seasonal changes, especially when they can be so volatile? Reports from BDO […]

London - Marks & Spencer is preparing to shut a number of its stores in China as CEO Steve Rowe prepares to distance the British department store group from its loss-making international locations, reports Bloomberg. M&S will reportedly announced the store closures next week when it releases it trading […]

West End shops are forecast to end 2016 with a bumper festive sales run, with the six weeks running up to Christmas expected to see sales rise by 1.6 percent to 2.34 billion pounds. According to the New West End Company, Christmas sales are set to be boosted by increased spending by international tourists […]

London’s Waterloo station is set to be transformed into a huge retail and dining destination, after plans to renovated the station’s former Eurostar terminal were approved by the Lambeth Council last night. London & Continental Railways (LCR) and the Department for Transport and Network Rail aim to […]

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