European online retailer Zalando opened its first technology hub outside of Germany today. Located in Dublin, by Silicon Docks, the new office is part of Zalando's ongoing strategy to become one of the world's leading e-commerce platforms. "Zalando is the most trafficked e-commerce fashion site in Europe […]

UPDATEThe address of Ted Baker’s first store in Amsterdam has been confirmed by retail property company Vastned. Located on the bustling shopping street of the Leidsestraat, the retail unit at 64-66 is the ‘ideal location’ for the label debut flagship store in the Netherlands. Vastned is currently renovating […]

Outdoor clothing brand North Face is looking to recycle more than 100,000 lbs of apparel and footwear in 2015, through the expansion of its Clothes the Loop recycling initiative in its outlets and stores in the US. The expansion of the program is being conducted in tandem with an in-store and social […]

Development for the new Westgate shopping and leisure center is officially underway in Oxford, UK. Westgate Oxford, which will span over 800,000 square feet and house 100 new stores, 25 restaurants and cafes, is due for completion in Autumn 2017. The 440 million pound development in Oxford is a joint […]

Premium womenswear retailer Phase Eight has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, one of the UK’s most prestigious business accolades, in recognition of its “exceptional international growth”. Phase Eight known for its occasional wear has been recognised for building upon its customer base in the […]

Designer outlet Bicester Village is set to add 28 more shops and 519 extra parking spaces, after plans to demolish a nearby Tesco were given the green light. The outlet in Oxfordshire, which attracts 6 million of visitors each year, will increase in size by 24 percent, bring its total store count to […]

Pep&Co, the new budget fashion chain founded by former Asda chief executive Andy Bond and former Sainsbury’s Tu boss Adrian Mountford, has announced plans to create 500 new jobs across England, Wales and Scotland by the end of August. The news comes as the fashion retailer confirms that it plans to […]

Mauritian-based special property vehicle, New Frontier Properties, has entered the UK retail market with the purchase of two shopping centres in Middlesbrough and Burton-on-Trent. Totally 179 million pounds, the property group has bought two assets from F&C REIT, The Cleveland Centre in Middlesbrough […]

Footfall in March increased by 0.2 percent compared with the same month in 2014, an improvement on the 0.5 fall in February to make it the best footfall figures for a year. Figures released by the British Retail Consortium and Springboard in their monthly footfall monitor show that high streets were […]

British department store group Debenhams, which previously shuttered all of its franchised stores in India, has now revealed plans to re-open two stores in South Mumbai and South Delhi, as part of its plan to rework its retail strategy within the country. The group also announced plans to turn its focus […]

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