Mid 2015 saw H&M Hennes & Mauritz and Lindex, Scandinavia’s two largest fashion retailers, make their lofty ambitions for the region’s beauty markets clear as they released their own extensive beauty collections. As a result, it is expected that the lines between mass and premium beauty products will […]

British fashion e-tailer Boohoo has launched its standalone men's wear ahead of the opening of its Los Angeles pop-up store opening. The website, found at boohooman.com, is aimed at young, male shoppers and offers the retailer's full men's wear range with weekly product drops occurring across different […]

A new survey by global business advisory firm AlixPartners of company leaders in the retail and leisure sectors has found that only 24 percent believe that the new National Living Wage will have an “overall positive impact” on their industry. The UK National Living Wage comes into effect in April and […]

Renowned tailor and the first female head cutter in the history of Savile Row, Kathryn Sargent is returning to the prestigious street to open her own store. The news marks the first time a female tailor has opened a store on Savile Row, the street famous for bespoke British tailoring since the early […]

REPORT The connected generation, otherwise known as Generation C, is fast becoming the dominant psychographic throughout the UK. That means the range of technologies used by both customers and employees is more varied than ever before and the digital retail landscape will continue to evolve. There is […]

Parisian department store Galeries Lafayette has announced that it will be working with British architecture studio AL_A to transform the ‘Cupola’ building of its flagship located on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris. The redevelopment is part of the company’s strategy to build the ‘department store of the […]

Independent Italian brand Paloma has opened its first store in Wales at the St David’s shopping centre in Cardiff, adding to its Brighton store in England, as part of the brand’s expansion plans. The 2,000 square foot store, located on St David’s Grand Arcade, opposite The White Company, and houses […]

UK etailer Farfetch continues to expand its online presence by moving into monobrand e-commerce. The online fashion and beauty retailer has developed a new business area which will run monobrand e-commerce platforms for designers brands such as Manolo Blahnik, who is the first label to work with Farfetch. […]

As the UK was battling Storm Katie over Easter weekend, shoppers stayed clear of the high street and flocked online, according to PCA Predict’s real-time tracker, Big Data Labs. Ecommerce transactions were up by 7 percent across the Easter weekend, indicating that shoppers chose to head online than […]

Dutch lingerie label Love Stories is set to open its debut store in London as part of its international expansion scheme as the brand gears up to open a new series of stores across Europe. From the end of March onwards, Love Stories will be opening stores in Lille, France; London, UK; Copenhagen, Denmark; […]

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