Department store John Lewis is the “most attractive” employer in the UK, according to a new ranking released by LinkedIn. John Lewis, which is known for its employee-owned partnership model, as opposed to being a private-equity backed business or market-listed company, topped the ranking based on an […]

London - Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 is reportedly assessing its entire UK store estate, including its flagship store on Oxford Street, London as its continues to flounder in the country. The US retailer previous shutdown stores in Westfield Stratford City, East London, as well as locations in […]

Delivery company Hermes is extending its Parcelshop locations nationwide through a new partnership with Doddle, the UK network of parcel stores, which allows customers to conveniently pick-up their shopping orders. The partnership will initially see 10 Doddle stores in London, Manchester, Birmingham, […]

Hot weather drives strongest April to May sales growth in 10 years, according to the IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index, with the average basket value increasing from 78 pounds year-to-date in 2015 to 81 pounds year-to-date in 2016. The index also recorded an online spend increase in May of 17 percent […]

French contemporary label IKKS, which caters for women, men and children, has opened its first UK store on South Molton Street. The 540 square foot store will house the brand’s ready-to-wear womenswear collection, as well as accessories, bags and footwear. It will sit alongside other French brands in […]

As Shoreditch prepares for the opening of no less than seven new hotels, including Nobu, Citizen M and Gansevoort, the retail offering in the area will likely be affected due to the increasingly international allure brought in by the hotels. According to global real estate firm Savills, a number of […]

British lifestyle retailer White Stuff has launched its debut native language website in Germany. The new transactional website has been designed to cater specifically to White Stuff’s German domestic customers and their preferences, whilst offering a genuine and local shopping experience. The new website […]

Barclaycard has launched a new interactive platform encouraging the British public to decide on the nation’s most iconic shopping items with a series of ‘Tinder-style’ battles to mark its 50th anniversary. The Barclaycard Great British Shopping Showdown invites UK consumers to vote from hundreds of […]

Consumer spending saw the slowest increase in more than two years in May as mounting uncertainty towards the EU referendum and a slowing global economy takes a toll on consumer confidence, according to a new report from Visa. Spending increased by just 0.8 percent annually in May, down from a 2.6 percent […]

Fashion retailers Peacocks and River Island are set to open new stores in the Flemingate retail and leisure development in Beverley, east Yorkshire, the centre’s owner Wykeland Group has confirmed. Both stores will be located adjacent to Debenhams and H&M, with Peacocks securing a 7,100 square foot […]

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