The holiday season is fashion retailers\' most lucrative time of year and according to Deloitte\'s Annual Holiday Survey, US consumers are expected to spend more than 2013. Total Holiday spending is expected to increase by 13 percent to 1,299 dollars per household, while spending on gifts is expected […]

Beyond Retro, the UK’s largest vintage retailer is set to open its first pop-up in London next month, which will feature novelty Christmas jumpers in support of Save the Children\'s Christmas Jumper Day. “As the Beyond Retro brand continues to evolve and develop we’re constantly looking […]

Online fashion retailer has opened its first physical store in New York, offering its customers direct access to its product range to celebrate the brand\'s relaunch in the US. The British e-tailer will operate a pop-up store on 462 West Broadway, which is set to remain open every day over […]

Macy’s Inc has announced plans to open its first Macy\'s and Bloomingdale\'s stores in Abu Dhabi in 2018, after entering into a strategic partnership with Al Tayer Group LLC, a leading UAE-based company, who will operate the stores underlicense. The Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores […]

US department store Neiman Marcus has teamed up with Slyce, a leading mobile visual search firm, to launch a new mobile app that enables shoppers to take photographs of fashion items and instantly be provided with close matching products. The service, named Snap Find Shop, has been integrated into the […]

Vente-Privee will be withdrawing from the US market, as American Express revealed it will be ending its joint venture with the French "flash sales" site by the end of this year. "American Express and Vente-Privee France have made a mutual decision to close Vente-Privee US by the end of the year," wrote […]

Retailers need to find new ways to connect with young consumers’ online and offline, by enhancing the in-store experience to avoid missing out on bricks-and-mortar sales, according to a new report by Samsung. Entitled, ‘Future Shoppers’, the report examines the retail experiences of […]

Fashion retailer Oasis is set to reopen its newly-refurbished flagship store at the Bluewater shopping centre in Kent on October 31 to coincide with the launch of its Christmas 2014 campaign. The refitted store, part of the retailer’s multi-million pound investment across the brand, spans over […]

Fashion retail group Gap Inc has inked a franchising deal with Fawaz A. Alhokair & Co that will see the company open Old Navy stores across Saudi Arabia. The San Francisco-based group will first open two stores in the Riyadh and Dammamdistricts in spring next year. Meanwhile, several more Old Navy shops […]

Shopping centre operator Land Securities has announced the launch of Five, a premium selection of dedicated experiential spaces available within its retail and leisure destinations. The new concept will consist of five 5 metre x5 metre spaces across Land Securities’ Bluewater, Trinity Leeds, St […]

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