As consumers continue to embrace 'next generation of payments' whilst shopping online, Mastercard aims to launch its new facial recognition payment services, also known as 'selfie pay' in the UK. "As more choices are made available to them, the conversation has evolved and consumers seem to be fully […]

Designers who present and sell their creations via the online marketplace for handmade goods and crafts, Etsy, now have a chance to enter two Parisian department stores, Galeries Lafayette and BHV Marais. From April 13 to May 7, Parisians and those visiting the fashion capital will be able to see creations […]

Love was certainly in the air for UK department store group John Lewis, who saw its weekly sales to February 13 surge 7 percent in the run-up to Valentine's Day, hitting 74.46 million pounds. Fashion sales were up 2.9 percent on last year, with the biggest growth coming from Women's Accessories and […]

New research has shown that three-quarters of shoppers want to collect loyalty points on their phone, and retailers are being urged to develop mobile loyalty schemes to engage with their consumers. A study of 1,000 people in the UK by leading mobile app developer, Apadmi, found that eight in 10 Brits […]

The US fast fashion brand is set to launch in Poland by the second half of the year. In fact, the fifth largest fashion retailer in the United States has commissioned Teren Management Europe and Cushman & Wakefield to locate the best spots for its Polish debut. Teren Management Europe, the franchising […]

Los Angeles - European retailer Primark has announced new plans to open more flagships in the U.S. After having just opened its first U.S. store, the company unveiled that it will have a Northeast rollout of new brick and mortar stores for this year. The new stores will open in suburban areas, unlike […]

Retail, wholesale and hospitality sectors are going to be long the most “severely affected” by the National Living Wage (NLW), according to new research conducted by the Social Market Foundation in partnership with Adecco Group. The report analysis the potential impact of the new rate on businesses […]

British retailers were given a boost in January with an overall uplift of 1.2 percent in retail footfall, following a 2.2 percent decline in December. The figures released by the British Retail Consortium and Springboard in the monthly footfall monitor show that this was the best performance since January […]

Next, one of the UK's most successful fashion brands, is feeling the pinch as customers start to shun its high-rate credit deals. For many years, Next’s share price has climbed thanks to its reputation as an unshowy but reliable retailer of outerwear and work clothes. It has eclipsed Marks & Spencer […]

British accessories and fashion company Mulberry has signed a global licensing deal with Italian Japanese distributor Onward Luxury Group to make and distribute its clothing and footwear ranges. Mulberry's chief executive Thierry Andretta told The Daily Mail: “The categories of ready-to-wear and shoes […]

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