REPORTFashion and luxury retailers across the UK can expect a significant increase in Middle Eastern spend over the next week, as shoppers are predicted to hit the high street for the annual pre-Ramadan rush, according to Global Blue, international spend experts. With more Western fashion labels embracing […]

New leadership at American Apparel is determined to do things right, and to right the wrong the former leadership has done to the retailer’s image and reputation. Aimed to turn its fate upside-down, American Apparel has presented two turnaround plans to the national market regulator. In its latest effort […]

New York - The living legend behind the House of Chanel has made a very big announcement. Karl Lagerfeld will be expanding his namesake label, in what has been referred to by WWD as the "second coming of Karl Lagerfeld in America." Thanks to a new partnership with G-III Apparel Group, Lagerfeld will […]

Online shopping is set to be worth 645 billion pounds in the world’s biggest e-commerce markets of UK, US, China and Germany, doubling in size over the next three years as consumers continue to head online to buy products. Research by OC&C Strategy Consultants, PayPal and Google shows that online sales […]

Apple is set to introduce its contactless mobile payments service, Apple Pay, to the UK next month, which will allow retailers to accept payment via iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch devices. The news was announced at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. The technology giant stated […]

Pop-up marketplace Appear Here is offering retail entrepreneurs the chance to win two-weeks of prime retail space in Central London after launching its ‘Space for Ideas’ competition. The competition is calling for brands to pitch their idea to win one of three London shops for a two-week period rent […]

Online fashion retailer Missguided is taking its collections to the high street with the opening of its first physical store by launching an exclusive concession in Selfridges Manchester Trafford. The opening of its first UK concession in Selfridges, due to open later today, Monday, June 8, follows […]

British denim brand Wåven has launched its first retail store, a pop-up in Soho, London in collaboration with Daniel Peters, the creative director of multi-brand menswear retailer BBS Clothing. Located on Soho’s D’Arblay Street, the pop-up houses both Wåven’s menswear and womenswear collections, including […]

New York - Sometimes even the most legendary of American fashion brands have to cut down on their workforce. Ralph Lauren began cutting 5 percent of their staff, or 750 jobs, in mid-May, as part of their approach to building a new business model. The company is expecting it to take several months before […]

British luxury department store Harvey Nichols has revealed the details for its new Birmingham city center store opening this July, which is set to showcase a brand new design concept. The renewed concept will be rolled out to future stores as the new design blueprint. "This is a landmark moment, not […]

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