The number of Black Friday shoppers heading to shopping centres and retail parks across the UK fell by 4 percent on last year, according to data released by the British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC) and retail intelligence company FootFall. Visitor numbers before 7am showed an increase on last […]

With Cyber Monday rounding up a weekend full of holiday discount shopping, buying online emerges as this season's preferred shopping method with online sales expected reached just under 1 billion pounds on Monday. Retailers across the country have their hopes pinned on a smashing Cyber Monday as many […]

London - Californian-based watch and accessories label Nixon celebrated the opening of its second store in London, at 31 Neal Street in Seven Dials last Thursday. The new store joins Nixon first brick and mortar store on Newburgh Street, which opened late 2014, and is part of the brand's ongoing scheme […]

Online womenswear retailer Atterley has opened its first-ever bricks-and-mortar store in Spitalfields, East London, which will offer a curated edit of its collections, as well as exclusive in-store only items. The 500 square foot pop-up will be open until Sunday, December 20 and marks the first store […]

Royal Mail has revealed the top ten towns and cities across the UK where the most online shopping took place during Black Friday, November 27, based on an analysis of parcels accepted from retailers and businesses into its network. Top of the online shopping hotspots was Norwich, followed by Dorchester, […]

With Black Friday 2015 well on its way to becoming the biggest online shopping day in UK history, one fifth of the Experian-IMRG's top 50 online retailers suffered from website crashes before 9 am, as an unprecedented consumer demand flooded them. Boots, River Island and Argos where amongst the UK retailers […]

OVERVIEWAs rental costs on the world's most expensive shopping streets continue to rise, with retail rent prices increasing on average 35 percent, retailers need to bring their best A-game to cover their costs. With New York City's Upper Fifth Avenue holding steadfast to its title as the most expensive […]

Consumers who care about how and where their clothing was made are now able to see how sustainable their favourite brands are via the app Good on You, which ranks brands on sustainability. The app, which is available for Android and iOS, considers the three criteria environment, labour rights and animal […]

High-street retailer River Island has teamed up with London-based tech start-up Shutl this holiday season to offer consumers more control over their deliveries. The 'Click and Don't Collect' service is the first of its in-store collection option to offer customers more control over their deliveries. […]

The UK is the world’s third-most popular destination for international online shoppers, after the US and China, according to new research from PayPal. UK retailers attracted some 86.4 million online shoppers in the last 12 months, making it the third biggest online exporter worldwide out of the 29 countries […]

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