London - Earlier this week saw US apparel brand Gap announced plans to close a quarter of its existing stores as part of a cost-saving scheme, but fans of the brand in the UK can rest assured as the store closure scheme will not be rolled out to the UK. Gap aims to shut 175 stores across North America […]

Worldpay, British payment processing company revealed that its SME customers have collectively saved 6 million pounds in value-added business services since the launch of the Worldpay Benefits Club last July. The Club, which is part of Worldpay's commitment to help SMEs grow, is run in partnership with […]

Borderfree, the cross-border e-commerce solutions that helps retailers including the Dune Group and Austin Reed sell internationally, is expanding its e-commerce platform to reach over 220 countries and territories including key emerging luxury markets. The company, which launched as a solution to bridge […]

Parisian brand Each x Other is set to expand its retail presence in South Korea after signing a distribution deal with Handsome Corp., an affiliate of Hyundai Department Group, a major retailer in the country. The brand, founded by designers Ilan Delouis and Jenny Mannerheim, has plans to open more […]

Although retail administrations led to the closure of 735 stores and close to 5,000 job losses in 2014, the UK high street is said to be showing signs of recovery and is "re-emerging" after four years of struggles according to a new report. Last year saw 13 major high street retailers entering into […]

That prime retail locations are high in demand in London is no secret, but as prices continue to rise property sales on Oxford Street are set to reach the 1 billion pound mark by the end of this year, according to property agent CBRE. The agent forecast comes after 645 million pounds worth of real estate […]

Department store chain Debenhams has raised 5,208 pounds for industry charity Retail Trust through a series of fundraising shopping events hosted in conjunction with Barclays Bank. The private Debenhams ‘Summer Shopping Evenings’ took place across seven stores on June 2 and offered Barclays Premier […]

Fashion retailer Ted Baker has launched a virtual version of its new Ted Baker & Moore concept store, which opened earlier this month on Commercial Street in East London, allowing customers worldwide to shop its new lifestyle format. The virtual store was created in a venture with virtual reality pioneers, […]

London - Fast Retailing, the Japanese company which owns retailers Uniqlo, J Brand, Theory, Comptoir des Cotonniers and Princess Tam-Tam, is teaming up with consultancy and technology services company Accenture to push forward with its goals of creating digital innovation in customer service for the […]

Department store John Lewis has named the five technology start-ups that have made it to the final stage of its JLAB technology accelerator competition, which is run in partnership with technology entrepreneur Stuart Marks and his venture fund, L Marks. The five start-up companies, one of which is run […]

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