Estate agent Sloane Stanley has launched a permanent and dedicated pop-up space The Concept Store on London’s King’s Road, which will offer brands the opportunity to showcase their products on the high street. Located at 340 King’s Road, the 1,178 square foot unit will be “an ever-evolving concept” […]

Upmarket cycling clothing brand Assos has been announced as one of the first retail tenants in the 450 million pound redevelopment of St James’s Market by The Crown Estate and Oxford Properties. Assos’ store will be the brand’s first flagship store outside Switzerland and is set to open in summer 2016 […]

Premium British fashion brand Aquascutum is relocating its menswear-only store on London’s Jermyn Street to a bigger neighbouring unit, as it looks to expand its menswear flagship store. The new 2,100 square foot store at 106 Jermyn Street will open this summer, when the existing 1,200 square foot unit […]

Consumer spending increases solidly in December, up 2.3 percent year-on-year, rounding off 2015 as the second strongest year since 2008, according to research from Visa Europe. Visa’s Consumer Spending Index for December, shows solid overall spending growth in December, with e-commerce winning out over […]

British cold water surfwear brand Finisterre is launching into wholesale for autumn/winter 2016 as it looks to bring the brand to a “wider audience”. The surf company will be wholesaling collections for men and women that will have a focus on “durability and craftsmanship” and will include outerwear, […]

British fashion retailer Topshop has reportedly shied away from plans to open its debut stand alone store in Germany. The high street favourite is said to have been set to open up a store in Cologne later this spring, but has decided to call off plans after negotiations for a 1,200 square meter building […]

London - J.W. Anderson, the recipient of the 2015 British Designer of the Year Award, announced this week he will livestream his AW16 men's catwalk presentation on gay dating app Grindr. The New York Times broke the news, reporting that “Grindr will be the only place to live-stream the show” and that […]

Supermarket giant Tesco is following in the footsteps of John Lewis by introducing a charge to customers for click-and-collect orders costing less than 30 pounds. From February 2, the supermarket will charge customers 2 pounds for every click-and-collect order on non-food products for its Tesco Direct […]

US online giant Amazon has launched a new payment option for its UK customers, which lets them pay for more costly items in instalments. In a move which could see the online retailer win over customers from high street heavy weights such as John Lewis, Amazon UK new monthly payment choice, Amazon Pay […]

The Australian government is looking to increase the export of crocodile products, after protecting the reptile since the Seventies, because they claim there are now too many in the wild. Under a new Saltwater Crocodile Wildlife Trade Management Plan (WTMP), which came into effect at the start of 2016, […]

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