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Retail & Etail

Sophia Webster

Sophia Webster opens second London boutique

Sophia Webster, the luxury footwear designer for millennials, has opened her second London store at Brompton Cross which aims to blend the online and...
Karen Millen

Karen Millen signs footwear licensing deal with Pentland Brands

Karen Millen has signed a footwear licensing deal with Pentland Brands in a move that will take its footwear offer beyond its own stores...
Zara Inditex

The Chinese Way: are you the cheapest or the best?

They say the Chinese only buy the cheapest or the best. It’s simplistic, but it is the direction all retail markets seem to be...
Red Wing

Red Wing to launch dedicated women’s store in London

Classic American boot brand Red Wing Shoes is set to launch a dedicated women's store in London's Soho next month. Located on Newburgh Street, the...
Mike Shearwood Clarks

Clarks CEO Mike Shearwood in abrupt departure from the business

Mike Shearwood, CEO of footwear brand Clarks, has left the business abruptly following complaints about his conduct. Shearwood, the former CEO of Karen Millen, had...
Shop Direct

Shop Direct hires former Jack Wills chief product officer to head...

E-commerce giant Shop Direct has appointed former Jack Wills chief product officer Emma Alexander as fashion director to head up its branded and own brand...
ASOS

UK fashion etailers’ shares dip as US changes sales tax rules

Shares in UK-based fashion etailers ASOS and Boohoo took a hit yesterday after the US Supreme Court ruled to lift a restriction to allow states...

Next to trial bridalwear concession in Manchester store

High street giant Next is trialling its first ever bridalwear concession in its Manchester Arndale store in partnership with WED2B. The WED2B concession will be...
House of Fraser PETA

House of Fraser CVA plan approved and store closures will go...

House of Fraser has today gained approved from creditors for its CVA, which will involve the closure of more than half of its stores...
House of Fraser PETA

House of Fraser braced for all-important CVA vote

Embattled department store House of Fraser will learn the outcome of its CVA proposal tomorrow as its creditors vote on whether to accept the...
Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer partners with Microsoft to place AI at the...

Marks & Spencer has announced a partnership with technology giant Microsoft that will place AI (artificial intelligence) at the heart of its stores and...
Millennials retail shopping

Millennials still overwhelmingly prefer shopping in stores to online

Despite the turmoil on the high street, almost three quarters of British millennial consumers prefer shopping in physical retail stores to online but they...