It is clear that menswear is booming within the UK, with the industry sector worth more than 10 billion pounds to the economy according to Mintel, who predicts that men will be spending more than their female counterparts on clothes by 2016. In order to capitalize on the mens movement, Covent Garden […]

New Look has signed up to a 31,800 square foot store at the east end of London’s Oxford Street in a building due to be completed in 2017, showing its commitment to the regeneration of the area. Great Portland Estates (GPE) who are developing the property confirmed that the fashion retailer will take […]

Record international demand, investment and development across London’s West End during last year helped the area contribute 51.25 billion pounds to the UK economy, according to a new report unveiled by the New West End Company. 2014 was a good year for the shopping area, which covers 109 streets in […]

Borderfree, an international cross-border e-commerce platform, has signed up British retailers the Dune Group and Austin Reed, who will start using the service from May. The platform means that Dune and Austin Reed will be able to sell its goods internationally without the intensive upfront costs, as […]

Royal Mail is joining Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's, Tmall Global's online marketplace, with a shop front that it hopes will link small British companies with Chinese consumers and boost trade for its overseas parcels business. Alibaba's Tmall Global is Asia's largest business-to-consumer retail platform, […]

Friars Walk, a new 390,000 square foot retail and leisure centre in Newport, South Wales, will open its doors on November 12. The project, which has taken four years to develop, from the concept to securing funding, finding the right tenant mix, as well as building that began last year, will be one […]

George Davies, also known as the entrepreneur who helped develop Next as well as Per Una for Marks & Spencer and George at Asda, is set to launch new fashion label FG4 in the UK this month. The fashion retailer will officially launch its UK website on March 12, which will feature it's womenswear and […]

Intu, which owns and manages shopping centres across the UK, has unveiled its proposals for the multi-million pound redevelopment of Nottingham's Intu Broadmarsh centre, as part of a formal public consultation process. Intu’s proposals include a new open street extending Bridlesmith Gate to focus on […]

In collaboration with Yoox Group, Marni has launched Marni.com as its new, inclusive way to harmonize fashion, editorial, and e-commerce with its brand. As one of Melrose’s top-high fashion spots, Marni, an Italian fashion label, has become a widely known fashion house in Los Angeles. In a strip as […]

STUDY Online retailers in the UK are set to ship a record number of parcels by the end of this year, hitting one billion shipments, according to the estimates of a new study carried out by IMRG and MetaPack. According to the IMPRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index, 2015 will become a record breaking year for […]

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