Contemporary menswear brand Steel & Jelly is set to open its first store in Birmingham’s new Grand Central shopping centre next month. Established in Birmingham in 2004, Steel & Jelly has become known for its design fusing contemporary and traditional menswear elements. Its collection offers everything […]

Online retail giant Amazon has been named as one of the retail industry's ‘fastest growing social media’ brands, according to the latest Retail Social Media Benchmark results from eDigitalResearch. Amazon topped both the Facebook and Twitter social media ranks, with the online retailer gaining more […]

London - Curtains that do not shut all the way, unflattering fluorescent lighting and the lack of a proper mirror - these are all issues that irritant shopping consumers to no end when trying on new clothes. Which is a bad move on the retailer's part, as 67 percent of customers who use fitting rooms […]

Following another loss this quarter, Gap is planning to bring faster fashion to its customers in order to compete with its high street contemporaries. On Thursday Gap announced it would test small batches of product in selected Gap stores next spring and then quickly reorder if they are popular. At […]

'Discover. Shop. Learn and Share.' These are the four driving principles behind the newly opened menswear concept store 'The Dandy Lab' which aims to bring together the best of the physical and digital world. Founded by Peter Jeun Ho Tsang and Julija Bainiaksina, the store fuses fashion, lifestyle and […]

Austin Reed has reportedly put its Regent Street flagship store up for sale, just months after undergoing a restructure and closing 31 stores through a company voluntary arrangement (CVA). The men’s and womenswear tailor has appointed property agent James Andrew International to sell the lease on its […]

The Government is looking to sell its stake of the King's Cross Central development for the estimated price tag of 500 million pounds. Property agent Savills and investment bank Lazard are selling a 42.5 percent stake on behalf of the government and delivery company DHL, of the 67 acre site found around […]

Spending by Chinese tourists in the UK increased by 45 percent year-on-year in July, following the introduction of relaxed visa regulations. According to figures by Visa Europe, Chinese tourists spent 50 million pounds using Visa across the retail and leisure sectors, overtaking France and Australia […]

As the UK's high streets and shopping centers continue to suffer a lack of footfall, retail parks around the country have reported their largest increase in footfall in over a year last month. Although overall footfall for all three categories declined 1.1 percent year-on-year, out of town retail parks […]

Supermarket giant Tesco has reportedly put a pin in the opening of its debut F&F apparel stores in Russia following political unrest over the Ukrainian crisis and a decline in consumer spending. The British retailer previously revealed plans to open its first F&F stores in Moscow, Russia this June with […]

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