The ready-to-wear luxury fashion label is set to open its first stand-alone store in Paris. Alexander McQueen has signed the lease on a location on the highly fashionable Rue Saint Honor, previously occupied by American brand Brooks Brothers, FashionMag.com reports. The opening of a flagship store in […]

Alexander Wang fans in the UK need to start saving up this Christmas, as the American designer is set to open his first London store in Mayfair early next year. Located at 43-44 Albermarle Street, the new store will span over 6,500 square feet and will offer the entire product range from the designer's […]

The UK high street and retailers can expect an 8 percent increase in footfall this Christmas, as shoppers are encouraged to spend more in store with new click and collect options. According to research by Springboard, retail parks will benefit the most over the Holiday season due to ease of parking […]

French baby and children's fashion brand Petit Bateau announced yesterday that it has entered into a distribution partnership with Fung Kids Limited, part of Hong Kong-based Fung Retailing Limited, to enter China's fast growing babies and children's wear market. The brand, which is privately-owned by […]

The growing demand for 'fast-fashion' continues to spread around the world, leading some apparel retailers to introduce extreme measures. Founder of 'fast-fashion', Spanish holding company Inditex has seen such success and demand in Venezuela since the launch its labels Zara, Bershka and Pull & Bear, […]

Italian luxury leather goods company Valextra has opened its first US store on Madison Avenue in New York this week. Driving the expansion is the newly-minted CEO Alessandra Bettari, who joined the firm a little over a month ago. The new store, which was designed by architect Marco Constanzi, encompasses […]

The London-based internet portal Farfetch.com has launched a new click-and-collect service, which will allow customers to pick up items at any one of over 100 fashion boutiques the world over after ordering them online, perhaps from a store thousands of miles away. Farfetch, through which more than […]

UK retailers struggled throughout the month of October, with less people venturing out to the high street and town center vacancy rates continue to increase. According to the latest data from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard, the number of empty stores in UK town centers increased […]

Lifestyle brand Hunter is set to open its first flagship store on London's Regent Street this Wednesday. The 5,300 square foot store, which used to be a Ferrari shop, has been converted into a bucolic retail space by creative director Alasdhair Willis. He designed the store together with design consultancy […]

UK retailer JD Sports is said to be in talks with retail landlords to reduce rent on a number of its Bank stores, as the retailer looks to cut down costs for its loss-making fashion branch. Peter Cowgill, Executive Chairman at JD Sports revealed to Reuters that the firm had spoken to landlords and is […]

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