British department store group Marks & Spencer is planning to shut nine stores across the UK, as part of its scheme to improve space management throughout its estate. Stores in the pipeline to be closed include five outlet stores in Hounslow, Pontypridd, Aldershot, Walsall and North Shields Royal Quays; […]

New york - It was the announcement that sent the whole fashion industry spinning when Marc Jacobs announced he would be discontinuing his more affordable contemporary line Marc by Marc Jacobs, and many of us are still in mourning over this. However, the brand hasn't closed the chapter on its beautiful […]

Westfield London has announced a multimillion pound investment into the luxury shopping quarter, The Village at its shopping centre in Shepherd’s Bush. The investment will see a number of stores expand, new luxury names opening and existing retailers relocating to larger spaces, as Westfield looks to […]

London - Tamara Mellon, co-founder of Jimmy Choo, has taken the first step to legal action against her former footwear label by sending a 'cease and desist' letter to the label's chief executive officer Pierre Denis. Mellon, who set up Jimmy Choo in 1996 and then left the company 2011, claims that the […]

Retailers worldwide are losing around 425.6 billion pounds a year simply through customer returns, according to new research from retail analyst firm IHL Group, commissioned by OrderDynamics. IHL’s report, ‘Retailers and the Ghost Economy: The Haunting of Returns’, shows the total cost of product overstocks, […]

Following the sudden death of L'Wren Scott last year, the British subsidiary of the label founded by the late designer is currently being dissolved. Files from the Companies House reveal that the label's director John Hoffman applied to have LS Fashion Limited taken off the government controlled register […]

Following the sudden death of L'Wren Scott last year, the British subsidiary of the label founded by the late designer is currently being dissolved. Files from the Companies House reveal that the label's director John Hoffman applied to have LS Fashion Limited taken off the government controlled register […]

The British Retail Consortium is calling on the government to support retail businesses and to introduce new measures to boost “productivity” through sustainable pay and career progression rather than enforcing higher wages for staff. In its submission to Chancellor George Osborne’s ahead of his emergency […]

Royal Mail has begun trialing a new scheme in partnership with a "well-known UK retailer" which will send consumers targeted mail based on their online shopping habits. The scheme reportedly includes mailing personalized marketing letters that encourage consumers to make a purchase with the retailers […]

Although May 13, 2015 was Wednesday instead of Friday, the day was anything but lucky for Finland: fresh Eurostat data showed the country officially having fallen into a recession. Thus Finland and Greece alone share the same gloomy economic situation in the Eurozone - nothing to be proud of for Finns […]

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