Fashion and lifestyle brand Cath Kidston has opened its first store in India, marking its first entry into the country. Opening in Delhi, India on Ambience Gurgaon this week, the store marks the first of a number of stores set to open across India in the next few years. The move follows a franchise […]

High street fashion retailer River Island has partnered up with Nedap Retail for the international roll-out of RFID hard and software in 280 stores to improve its stock accuracy. River Island aims to complete this rollout within a period of 7 months, during which Nedap will be responsible for delivering […]

High street retailer River Island have debuted a new merchandising mannequin with a bizarre depressed appearance. Images of the mannequins were first circulating on Twitter by author Sarah Giff, who tweeted they look “like they’re hungover in the shower thinking about their life choices”. The mannequins […]

London - Although London may be the UK’s main retail destination, the city is in for some serious competition - Oxford. Thanks to the development of Westgate Oxford, the largest new retail and leisure destination to open in the UK in October 2017, the west end of Oxford is set to undergo significant […]

In the first six months of 2016, 2,656 shops closed on the UK’s high streets, a rate of 15 stores a day, according to research compiled by PwC and the Local Data Company. This marks a slight increase on the 14 stores a day reported to have closed in the first six months of 2015, however, the report […]

British luxury etailer Matchesfashion.com has its sights set on the future of retail, which will include one hour delivery as the new norm and 360-degree videos, according to its chief executive officer, Ulric Jerome. At the moment the online retailer is working on one-hour delivery in major cities […]

Hammerson and Standard Life have unveiled plans for a 1.4 billion pound redevelopment of Brent Cross Shopping Centre in North London, as it looks to “meet the needs of its shoppers for the future”. The proposed plans will see Brent Cross shopping centre doubling in size to provide space for over 200 […]

UK retail sales are expected to reach 42.2 billion pounds in December, an increase of 2.5 percent, according to new research from Mintel, as more than one in five consumers plan to shop more online in the lead-up to the festive season. Mintel states that while there will be growth, consumers will still […]

US site Rue La La that stages off-season premium and designer brand sales has extended its e-commerce capabilities beyond its American market to more than 219 countries and territories globally. Rue La La offers its members 70 percent off must-have brands across women’s and men’s fashion, home decor […]

REPORT This year saw Britons make plenty of "brave, not beige" purchases, for both their homes and wardrobes, seeking out the most inspiring, unusual and best quality products available according to the fourth John Lewis Retail Report, which studies shoppers behaviour. The annual report looks at how […]

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