Online retailer Amazon UK has been named the best for customer satisfaction, according to new research compiled by The Institute of Customer Service. The index noted that customer satisfaction is on the rise as retailers and organisations respond to changing consumer demands, and based on the views […]

UPDATEBritish menswear retailer Blue Inc is set to close a quarter of its stores today, as part of its restructuring plan. The high street retailer is set to close 74 of its worst performing UK stores, cutting 580 jobs according to Retail Week. The remaining 158 stores are set to remain open after the […]

New York - After a 14-year-absence, Paco Rabanne has made a triumphant return to the retail scene with the opening of a new 750-square-foot store at 12 Rue Cambon, Paris. The store's perforated metal walls are an ode to the designers space age style dresses of the sixties era. The brand is taking an […]

High street fashion retailers are missing out on an annual spend worth 9 billion pounds through not engaging with shoppers who are increasingly researching fashion choices before purchasing, according to new research. Pragma, the strategy consultancy part of the St Ives Group, has found that online […]

Debenhams will anchor the retail and leisure extension at Intu Watford after the department store signed up for a 113,000 square foot unit as part of the 400,000 square foot extension. Work began on the extension in late 2015 and, once complete Intu Watford will become a 1.4 million square foot retail […]

New York - Paul & Shark might sound like it has its origins somewhere more nautical, but many would be surprised to find that the brand is actually Italian-based. This year, the high end label is celebrating its 40th anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, the brand is partnering with Wallpaper magazine, […]

Almost 90 percent of mums used click-and-collect services for their Christmas shopping in 2015, according to research from global retail agency Visual Thinking. The findings found that 89 percent of mums surveyed used click-and-collect over the festive period, compared to just below two-thirds the previous […]

In light of recent slow sales in clothing results over the last quarter of 2015 and the Christmas period by many UK retailers, new research is suggesting that retailers need to tap into the potential of the ‘grey pound’ by targeting consumers aged 55+. Research from garment fit specialist Fits.me suggests […]

New York - Florence-based luxury footwear label Aquazarra has its sights set on the Asian market, specifically Hong Kong this time. The brand is hoping to open their first freestanding store there later this year according to cofounder and creative director Edgardo Osorio. While the brand has declined […]

High street department store Next has reportedly signed an agreement to open a three levelled flagship store on Oxford Street , London. The new flagship store, which is set to become a landmark store for the fashion retailer, is set to open within the Plaza shopping centre in three years time, reported […]

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