London - Amazon is planning to start its own airline to shuttle goods between its fast-expanding network of warehouses. The online retail giant has held talks with a number of leasing companies, with a view to building a fleet of 25 aircraft. The aim would be to reduce Amazon’s reliance on traditional […]

UK shoppers are expected to spend 1.3 billion pounds on Visa cards on Wednesday, December 23, making it the biggest shopping day of the year, according to Visa Europe. The credit card company said more than 37 million transactions are set to take place on December 23, up 10 percent on 2014, and total […]

Camden Council has given the green light for a brand new retail development in the King’s Cross area, within the Coal Drops Yard, which is situated next to Regent’s Canal, the Gasholders apartments and Granary Square. The new retail and leisure development will feature around 65 units of varying sizes, […]

Harrods always seems to attract big crowds with the opening of its Boxing Day sales, previous sales have been kicked off by the likes of Florence Welch and Amanda Holden, and this year the sale shoppers will be treated to an exclusive performance by the West End cast of Elf the Musical. The luxury department […]

London’s retail space is set to increase by almost eight million square feet, the equivalent of the city’s retail streets of Bond Street, Oxford Street and Regent Street combined, over the next five years. According to figures released in CBRE’s latest ‘In Retail’ report, the additional eight million […]

The New West End Company has won its ballet to become one of the first UK property owner business improvement districts (BID) following 97 percent of property owners voting yes for the investment plan for London’s West End. New West End Company has been running a business improvement district for retailers […]

Swedisch Fast Fashion giant H&M celebrated a special anniversary this week, namely the opening of its 500th store in North America, located at the Dolphin Mall in Miami. More than 500 customers and fashionistas queued up to celebrate the milestone and to be the first ones to get a sneak peek at the […]

Luxury department store Selfridges is partnering with the Centre for Sustainable Fashion on its Bright New Things talent platform, which will launch in January and focus on designers who put “sustainability at the heart of their fashion practices”. 2016 will mark the fifth year that Selfridges has championed […]

British high street label Ted Baker has announced the acquisition of the ‘Ugly Brown Building’ through Big Lobster Limited, a completely owned subsidiary of Ted Baker. Currently used a Ted Baker’s head office, the building spans 78,920 square feet and is located at Canal Reach, St Pancras Way. Ted Baker […]

New York - Diane von Furstenburg is working on expanding her presence in the Middle East. Four new stores are set to open in Dubai as the result of a partnership agreement with Dubai-based holding company Al Tayer Group. The new boutiques will be at key locations in the emirate, including City Centre […]

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