Fashion retailer Ted Baker has launched a virtual version of its new Ted Baker & Moore concept store, which opened earlier this month on Commercial Street in East London, allowing customers worldwide to shop its new lifestyle format. The virtual store was created in a venture with virtual reality pioneers, […]

London - Fast Retailing, the Japanese company which owns retailers Uniqlo, J Brand, Theory, Comptoir des Cotonniers and Princess Tam-Tam, is teaming up with consultancy and technology services company Accenture to push forward with its goals of creating digital innovation in customer service for the […]

Department store John Lewis has named the five technology start-ups that have made it to the final stage of its JLAB technology accelerator competition, which is run in partnership with technology entrepreneur Stuart Marks and his venture fund, L Marks. The five start-up companies, one of which is run […]

Gap Inc. kicked off the week the hard week: the Californian brand announced that its namesake brand will close a quarter of its stores and cut 250 corporate jobs in an attempt to bring the brand back to the bright side. The fashion retailer will see 175 stores shut across North America, not including […]

New York - LVMH Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, will be shutting down French department store Franck et Fils. The French department store, located in the posh 16th arrondissement, will be replaced by a branch of La Grand Epicure, the luxury food temple of Le Bon Marche, also owned by LMVH. Le Bon Marche […]

Overall UK retail footfall witnessed a 1.0 percent decline last month compared to year-on-year, an increase from the 0.8 percent drop in April, according to the latest data from Springboard. All three nation reported a decline in shopper footfall in May, with Wales reporting the most notable fall of […]

Retailers in London’s West End and the surrounding areas are set to benefit from a 10 million pound revenue spending boom within a year of the opening of the Crossrail in 2018, according to new research from New West End Company. The New West End Company, the business voice of 600 businesses across […]

Heritage label Burberry has expanded its global flagship store on London’s Regent Street to open its first cafe, called Thomas’s, named after Burberry’s founder, Thomas Burberry. The cafe, which offers an entirely British menu, sits in a new split-level space in the corner of the extended Regent Street […]

Ahead of the latest Star War film, which is set to hit movie theatres this Christmas, French footwear label Kickers has teamed up with the filmmakers Disney to develop a special limited edition range of Star Wars inspired shoes for adults and children. The new collection will offer Kickers iconic Kick […]

British fashion company SuperGroup has taken the first steps to strengthen its market position in the US, a move which is part of an overall plan to achieve "sustainable long-term growth." The group has ended its 30 year license given to the SDUSA LLC in 2008, its license partner in the US and taken […]

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