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 […]

To say that consumer shopping habits around the world are vastly changing is a bit of an understatement. Experts argue that retailers need to respond to change swift and adapt, or be left behind. ”This is arguably the most exciting time in retailing history," says Myf Ryan, Chief Marketing Officer, […]

Yoox Net-a-Porter announced stellar sales figures this week, with growth of 31 percent 1.7 billion euro in fiscal 2015, beating analysts’ expectations of 1.6 billion euro. Mobile shopping contributed almost 40 percent of the group's sales, boosted by native apps, which surged 180 percent. The company […]

American womenswear brand Eileen Fisher, which has a number of standalone stores in London, has officially become a Certified B Corporation after bring recognised for its high standards with regards social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. This certification means that […]

British menswear brand Oliver Spencer is opening a shop-in-shop in luxury Parisian department store Le Bon Marché this month. The 380 square foot space, located on the lower ground floor of the Left Bank department store, will open on February 18 and will showcase the menswear designer’s spring/summer […]

The start of the Lunar New Year Golden Week is likely to bring a boost in international spend on Monday in London's prime shopping areas as visiting Chinese shoppers treat each other and friends and family. The annual celebration, which is traditionally accompanied by the exchange of red envelopes and […]

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