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 […]

More consumers chose to pay with contactless cards in 2015 than ever before, as contactless payment went “mainstream” and embedded itself into everyday spending, according to a new report from the UK Cards Association. Last year, 7.75 billion pounds was spent using contactless cards, compared to 2.32 […]

The future of UK retail remains uncertain in the wake of the Brexit vote later this month. The fashion industry has seen a stagnant high street affected by slow sales of spring and early summer merchandise. The stark view came as the BDO High Street Sales Tracker for May recorded a 1.9 percent year-on-year […]

It seems as of constant CCTV monitoring and strict security searches may becoming rigour de jour in UK warehouses following the Sports Direct debacle which culminated in its founder Mike Ashley appearing before MPs on Tuesday. A new report from the Independent suggests that thousands of warehouse workers […]

Footwear brand UGG, Savile Row, menswear label Gieves and Hawkes, and luxury cashmere brand Colombo are among some of the latest signings for Hackney Walk, the first luxury outlet district in London. They will be joined by menswear brand and concept store Present, who will stock Stone Island, CP Company […]

The UK’s top retail website are taking longer to load, risking poorer conversion rates, reduced customer satisfaction, and ultimately less revenue, according to new figures from web performance experts NCC Group. The quarterly Retail Benchmark, which analyses the UK’s top 50 retail websites, reveals […]

Fast fashion just got faster as a new survey cites US retailers are priced over 200 percent more premium in comparison to Associated British Foods owned Primark. Research compiled by Morgan Stanley showed comparatively higher prices charged by American retail groups are proving tough competition, especially […]

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