One of London’s oldest shops, Arthur Beale, is to shut its doors for a final time after it said it was unable to pay its rent following the impact of the pandemic.
Sandrine gives her views on why luxury boomed during the pandemic, how consumer behaviour has changed for good, and why, despite being a digital retail trailblazer, she still believes in a bright future for physical retailers.
A year after an agreement to sell Victoria’s Secret fell apart as the pandemic emptied shopping centres across the US, the chain will be spun off by its owner to become a separate company.
Landlords of New Look stores have lost their legal battle against the fashion chain’s major restructuring plan.
UK retailers have cut their carbon emissions in half since 2005 and smashed environmental targets for the past year, according to new figures.
Skye Harrison is Co-founder of fashion & beauty PR and wholesale agency K&H Communications, and along her business partner Charlie Boud, has set up KHOEO, a new e-commerce business based on collaboration between brands, designers and influencers operating a lower-risk drop-ship model.
Retailers are unlikely to see a return to pre-pandemic numbers of customers “anytime soon” despite the beginnings of a recovery after non-essential shops reopened, new figures suggest.
Sainsbury’s has hired the former boss of John Lewis to take charge of its clothing and homeware operations.
Superdry has said it can “clearly see the light at the end of the tunnel” as it returned to sales growth amid the reopening of stores across the UK.
High street giant Next has lifted its profit targets for the year after recent sales bounced above expectations.
Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group has announced plans to buy up £60m of shares between now and and July despite warning less than a month ago that it would suffer a £200 million hit from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Boohoo is expected to reveal a surge in sales when it updates the market next week, as house-bound shoppers swapped party dresses for athleisure during lockdown.
David Hodgson is Creative Director at Lulu Guinness and with a career which takes in some of the industry’s best known fashion and accessories businesses – from Loewe to Coach, Joseph and Roland Mouret – and he discusses his future plans for this iconic and most British of brands.
Empty shop fronts soared higher across UK shopping destinations in the first three months of the year, according to new figures.
James has worked with an enviable list of brands including Clinique, Bliss, Mac, Dior, Kate Somerville & many more during his 20 year career. Now as CEO of Zelens, we chat about this week's relaunch of the brand.
JOOR, the world’s leading digital wholesale platform, has partnered with the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) to present “Showcase Japan”, a virtual fashion event featuring over 30 of the most directional and contemporary Japanese fashion brands globally.
Retail sales have risen above seasonal norms for the first time this year as spring and the reopening of non-essential stores brought relief to the sector.
Sarah Curran-Usher is an online fashion pioneer, having first made her name in the UK with the establishment of the trailblazing accessible luxury fashion site my-wardrobe.com, before moving on launch Very Exclusive for the home shopping giant The Very Group.
Consumer confidence edged up only slightly last month amid a more guarded view of the future from households hit hard by the pandemic, a survey suggests.
Claire Shread is Co-founder of Umberto Giannini. She tells us about the brand's colourful history and its recent achievement of BCORP status for demonstrating the very highest commitments to numerous social and environmental standards.