Retailers experienced the worst holiday trade this Christmas in 10 years, despite several companies citing positive sales. According to the British Retail Consortium (BRC), retail sales over the fest

London has a global reputation for being a first class retail destination and at Christmastime the city turns even more magical with retailers, department stores and shopping areas embracing the fest

It looks like slower online spending in the build-up to Christmas this year won’t deter people from spending big on the day itself. This year’s spending on Christmas day in the UK is set

Shoppers are expected to spend 1.65 billion pounds on ‘Super Saturday’ (December 22), as they finish off buying presents in preparation for Christmas Day. According to new research from C

Retailers might have reined in promotions after Black Friday, but new research from PwC has stated that retailers have started to increase discounts to capitalise on the Christmas shopping rush. Acco

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has revealed that its two London shopping centres welcomed more than 827,000 visitors from December 7-9, which the company states is a “positive indicator” for t

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday done for another year, retailers and shoppers have turned their attention to the festive season, and PwC's Christmas trading analysis has revealed that UK shoppers

London hotel Claridge’s has unveiled this year’s Christmas tree installation designed by Diane von Furstenberg called ‘The Tree of Love’ decorated with over 8,000 hand painted

Victoria Beckham has announced a holiday partnership with Harry’s Bar of the Birley Clubs, which will see the two brands partner on an in-store takeover, a trunk show and a cocktail party durin

First Santa Claus of the season is spotted! Yesterday evening, KaDeWe celebrated the opening of the Christmas window gallery with Santa Claus, who made his appearance to the crowd with the accompanim

Marks and Spencer has launched a dedicated clothing and home festive campaign for 2018 centred around the “must-have” moments that make Christmas, starring the brand’s ambassadors H

Luxury department store Harvey Nichols has unveiled glamorous Christmas windows for 2018 at its Knightsbridge store in London, with a giant Champagne bottle filling the first two windows, which pours

Following a difficult year for the UK high street, retailers are set to see a “modest” 2 percent rise in Christmas spending this year, reaching an estimated 98.8 billion pounds, according

As the weather begins to cool and Christmas songs slowly start to pop up in retailers across the UK, Debenhams has taken its first festive leap into the gift-giving season with its new 2018 Christmas

After several months of steady rising it looks like shop prices have taken a dive in October as shoppers feel the squeeze. New figures by the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index reveal that prices fell by 0

Christmas might be sparse in the UK this year. Insurance company Bobatoo ran a survey to determine Christmas shopping plans of 2,000 UK consumers for 2018, and the results showed that shoppers intend

The Crown Estate has announced a partnership with Hong Kong shopping destination Lee Tung Avenue to spread the spirit of Christmas, which will see its festive lights display showing outside London fo

British high street fashion chain Warehouse has confirmed that it is launching a collaboration with London Fashion Week favourite, Ashish for Christmas. In a short statement, Warehouse confirmed that

Luxury department store Selfridges has opened the first phase of its Christmas shop in its London flagship to become the first department store in the world to start its Christmas celebrations. This

London - The holiday season is traditionally a key moment retailers look forward to help drive sales and provide a festive boost to their end of year results. However, with increasing pressure on hou

Lingerie brand Boux Avenue reports total UK sales increased by 11.2 percent to 49.4 million pounds in its sixth full year of trading in the UK. In the year ending April 1, 2017, Boux Avenue saw like-

Fashion retailer East has posted a 6.5 percent rise in like-for-like sales over the Christmas period, boosted by online sales. In the five weeks to Christmas Day, East’s online sales jumped 32

December capped a year of growth for UK retail, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse, as spending over the festive period increased 2.2 percent, compared to last December, helped by spending on clot

Westfield has revealed that 14.1 million shoppers visited its Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City shopping centres over the Christmas period, an overall increase of 1 percent on 2016. The

Savvy British shoppers are looking to prepare for Christmas 2018 with the help of the January sales, according to a new report from the Halifax, with consumers expected to spend an average of 91.83 p

John Lewis is set to extend its Click & Collection order cut off by 24 hours. Customers now have the chance to place their orders in time for Christmas until 8 pm on Saturday, 23 December. Afterw

From Selfridges in London to Macy’s in New York and Printemps in Paris, FashionUnited has rounded up the best of this year’s festive window displays at iconic department stores across the

Online retail spend on Boxing Day is expected to exceed more than 1 billion pounds for the first time, according to new research from IMRG. The industry association for online retail is predicting th

Christmas delivery delays led to a potential loss of 3.9 billion pounds for retailers in 2016, according to new research, with a total of 20 million UK shoppers encountering problems last year during

Iconic London hotel Claridge’s Christmas tree has become a focal point for Mayfair each festive season, and has seen the hotel teaming up with designers including Karl Lagerfeld, Christopher Ba