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; […]

Online retail parcel volumes increased by 16.8 percent in February, compared with the same month last year, according to the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index. Even though there was an increase in volume from last year, compared to January 2016 there was a drop of 14.4 percent, which IMRG says is “typical” […]

With only a few rays of sunshine over the Easter weekend - on Good Friday - it was unsurprising to see a drop in retail footfall, which fell 6.4 percent on last year. There were predictions for a small rise in visitors to stores and shopping centres over the four-day holiday, however the only increase […]

Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo is set to open its first global flagship store in Singapore this autumn, marking the retailer’s debut flagship location in the Southeast Asia region. The Japanese fashion retailer is set to open its largest store in Singapore within the Orchard Central mall, along the Orchard […]

Glasgow’s oldest sports retailer Greaves has opened the UK’s first House of Adidas outside of London. The family-owned and run sports retailer, has recently undergone a 1 million pound development to its Glasgow flagship on Gordon Street, taking the store to almost 13,000 square foot. The investment […]

UK high street retailer Jigsaw is to close 12 of its Australian stores by the end of March. The fashion giant is to shutter operations in Queensland, reducing its portfolio to just five stores in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, and South Australia, which will be directly managed from London. “From now […]

British women’s wear retailer Hobbs has announced its first entry into the German market early Thursday morning via a partnership with premium department stores Wohrl and SinnLeffers. Hobbs move into the physical selling space within Germany builds on from it's growing customer base on its local, German […]

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