Hong Kong's inflated retail rents and high mark-ups on designer goods haven't dented its image as a global shopping mecca. According to the latest CBRE report, Hong Kong remains firmly at number 6 as a preferred retail destination. 24 percent of international retails see Hong Kong as a key market for […]

JD Sports has its sights set on growing in the Netherlands and is currently in advanced discussions to take over bankrupted sportswear chains Perry Sport and Aktiesport 189 stores. The British retailer has already applied for permission from the Authority for Consumers and Market (ACM) and is expected […]

London - Premium, high street retailer Jigsaw is currently eyeing up Switzerland as the potential base for a European expansion push. The fashion retailer, which has blossomed following a design renewal led by chief executive Peter Ruis, aims to grow its revenues from 100 million pounds to 500 million […]

Savile Row tailor, Huntsman, has opened its first location away from London's iconic tailoring street, at 130 West 57th Street, Manhattan, New York. The new shop marks Huntsman debut store off Savile Row and further cements the tailors growth overseas in the US. With an estimated 60 percent of the Huntsman's […]

London’s West End has been ranked the top retail destination in Europe, according to a new study from the New West End Company, the industry group that represents retailers London’s Bond Street, Oxford Street and Regent Street. The report, created in association with global retail estate service provider […]

Online fashion retailer Asos has topped the rankings in a digital customer experience survey by customer specialist eDigitalResearch. The eRetail Benchmark survey measures and assesses the entire end-to-end digital experience from the homepage to making a purchase and after sales care and covers key […]

Plans for a 70 million pound extension to the Royal Victoria Place shopping centre in Tunbridge Wells has gained planning consent. Tunbridge Wells Borough Council granted planning permission for Royal Victoria Place to be extended by around 173,000 square foot, to allow new retail, food and beverage, […]

Fashion designer Victoria Beckham launched her first shop outside Britain in Hong Kong Friday as she seeks to tap the Asia market despite a downturn in luxury spending. Beckham's store in Hong Kong's Landmark building lies at the heart of the upmarket Central district, a cluster of high-end brands and […]

Online sales of clothing recorded an increase of 22 percent year-on-year in February, the biggest growth since June 2013, according to the IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index. Clothing outperformed overall online retail sales, which grew by 18 percent, representing 8.9 billion pounds spent during the […]

British luxury lifestyle brand Belstaff has opened its first store in Japan, along with a men’s pop-up store, which will remain open for the next two weeks. The Belstaff store is located inside the Matsuzakaya department store in Nagoya, situated on the second floor of the North Wing, and spans 409 […]

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