Los Angeles based denim brand Guess is poised to open four jeans and accessories stores in Taiwan as it re-enters the market as part of its wider Asia expansion. Guess debuted with a store in Taichung on April 30 to be followed by Kaohsiung on May 6 and then a flagship in Taipei in June. Guess said […]

American brand Aéropostale is likely to close over 100 stores if it files for bankruptcy protection this week. Under American law, when a business is unable to service its debt or pay its creditors, the business or its creditors can file with a federal bankruptcy court for protection under either Chapter […]

Michael Kors has opened a new regional flagship store at the Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield, Yorkshire. Located on the upper High Street adjacent to House of Fraser, the new 2,160 square foot store houses the brand’s full range of accessories including handbags and small leather goods, as well […]

Consumer confidence in the UK has dropped three points in April due to the economic uncertainty and mixed measures about Europe, according to GfK’s Consumer Confidence Index. The overall index fell three points to minus three in April, marking the first negative result in 15 months, and each measure […]

New York - As the luxury goods market is taking a hit due to the economic conditions in China, some luxury brands are responding by daring to do what few luxury brands ever consider doing: lowering prices. Valentino has announced that in response to Asia's economic crisis, they will be lowering prices […]

Online retailer Missguided is preparing to open its debut stand alone store at Westfield Stratford City in London. The fashion etailer has it sights set on taking over a 16,000 square foot store on the first floor of the shopping centre from Dutch retailer The Sting, according to Retail Week. Similarly […]

UK department store Debenhams is stocking menswear up to size 5XL to match growing plus-size needs across the country. Previously sizes stopped at 3XL, but demand for larger sizes of shirts, suits, tops, casual jackets and trousers had soared 170 percent in the last two years, it said. The retailer […]

The British Retail Consortium has stated that it is concerned for the retail employment market after new figures show that the equivalent number of full-time jobs in retail fell by 0.9 percent in the first quarter of 2016 compared with the same period last year. The data released by the British Retail […]

According to a new report into UK buying habits, almost 75 percent of UK consumers are “dissatisfied” with some aspect of the shopping experience, with a third finding shopping to be far less enjoyable than it was five years ago. These findings in the Unfaithful Consumer report, commissioned by Webloyalty […]

Vintage fashion retailer Beyond Retro, which has stores in London, Brighton, and Sweden, is launching a wholesale service to offer a handpicked collection of vintage product for men and women to other retailers. Beyond Retro will offer up to 40 categories of vintage clothing for men and women spanning […]

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