John Lewis is confirmed another stellar week in sales as it has entered the festive season. For the week ending 14 November the department store group saw sales of 110 million pounds, up 1.5 percent from the same period in 2014. “There are clear signs that this will be a truly omnichannel Christmas, […]

Yorkshire’s largest shopping centre, The Meadowhall in Sheffield is hoping to become a little bigger, after extension plans to add 330,000 square feet for a new leisure scheme to complement the retail offering were revealed. British Land, which owns the shopping centre, is currently in the process of […]

Amazon has expanded its Prime Now service to include Newcastle and many of the surrounding postcodes including Gateshead, Durham and Sunderland, meaning that Prime customers now have access to one hour delivery on thousands of items. The service was launched for Prime members in London and Birmingham […]

Should the fashion industry just change its name to the fashiontech industry? Ralph Lauren is the latest company to further integrate technology into their company. The company has announced that they will begin testing interactive fitting rooms at their Polo flagship store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan. […]

John Lewis has posted a jump in sales to deliver its first 100 million pounds week of the festive season, the department store group revealed this week. Sales in the week ending 14 November increased by 1.5 percent on last year and by 15.8 percent on the previous week, boosted by its Man on the Moon […]

E-commerce retail platform Shoptiques.com, which houses around 2,000 independent boutiques from the US, France, and Canada has expanded to the UK, adding more than 50 UK independent retailers to its website. The platform aims to connect customers from around the world with local independent boutiques […]

London - UK baby, kids and mother retailer saw its half-year results boosted by 112 percent to 7 million pounds as the company's turnaround plan began taking effect. Sales improved as markdowns were curtailed, and domestic store comps rose 3.8 percent even though total UK sales edged up only 0.4 percent […]

As retailers in Paris endeavour to get back to 'business-as-usual' following the devastating terrorists attacks that shook the nation last week, a number of international retail entrants have been making their debut in the capital city - placing Paris ahead of London in terms of new global retail openings […]

Pepkor, the investment vehicle established by former Asda CEO Andy Bond, behind value fashion brand Pep&Co, has confirmed that it will launch a second pilot UK retail format in 2016. Pepkor plans to open ten 10,000 square foot stores in the first half of 2016 that offer a mix of core grocery, general […]

Fashion and lifestyle retailer Joules will open its 100th store this Friday, November 20, in Dublin. Located on Wicklow Street, Dublin, the landmark 100th store also marks the brand’s first city centre store in the Republic of Ireland, its other store is in designer outlet shopping centre Kildare Village. […]

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