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Retail & Etail

Style.com Conde Nast Farfetch

Condé Nast’s Style.com is now open for business

Style.com the new fashion and beauty marketplace from Vogue publisher Condé Nast has gone live. The long awaited website which combines editorial content from the publisher's...
Notonthehighstreet.com

Notonthehighstreet.com raises £21m investment

Pioneering online marketplace Notonthehighstreet.com has raised £21m in investment from backers including German publishing house Hubert Burda Media. The funding round (Series E) was led...

Flannels buys former BHS store in Jersey

Premium multi-brand fashion chain Flannels has acquired the site of the former BHS store on the Channel Island of Jersey. The group paid £18m for...
Boutique24.com

Dutch Farfetch-style site Winkelstraat.nl launches international version

A Dutch Farfetch-style fashion site that offers collections from 130 boutiques in the Benelux region has unveiled an English language international version of its...
John Lewis

John Lewis “super charges” beauty halls with £9m spend

John Lewis has announced a £9m investment in the beauty halls of several stores which will include the introduction of new brands as the...
Cabot Circus

COS and Monki make regional debuts at Bristol’s Cabot Circus

H&M owned COS and Monki are set to open new stores in Bristol's Cabot Circus shopping complex ahead of Christmas, marking the brands' debuts in the...
Bond Street West End

London’s West End retailers benefit from slump in sterling

Tourists taking advantage in the fall in the value of sterling following June's Brexit vote led to a surge in sales at London's West...
Monsoon Accessorize

Monsoon Accessorize to close 141 joint stores over next five years

High street chain Monsoon Accessorize will close 141 joint branded stores over the next five years as leases expire and will look to open...
Eccleston Place

Eccleston Place creative and retail hub gets green light

Developer Grosvenor has been given the green light to create a new hub for retailers, designers and makers at Eccleston Place, near London's Victoria...
Kanye West

Kanye West to open 21 global pop-up stores this weekend

Kanye West is opening 21 three-day pop-up stores around the world from tomorrow. The exact locations of the stores will be revealed on the...

eBay UK launches Curve Fashion Hub

eBay UK has today launched its Curve Fashion Hub, a dedicated area on its site with a curated view of the best Curve style...
River Island

River Island sends strong digital signal with new Shoreditch office

High street giant River Island has sent a signal that it is putting digital at the heart of its business by opening a new digital office in...
BHS

UK retail vacancy rates top 10%

Retail vacancy rates have topped 10% for the first time since since April 2015, according to new quarterly figures released the British Retail Consortium...
Macys

Macy’s to close 100 stores and increase focus on digital

US department store giant Macy's is to close 100 more of its bricks and mortar stores and increase its focus on its online operations. The...

Zalando reports strong first half and signs new brands

European online retailer Zalando has increased its full-year EBIT margin forecast to between 4% and 5.5% after a strong first in which it added...
Amazonvideo

Amazon unveils its first dedicated delivery aircraft

Ecommerce giant Amazon has unveiled Amazon One, the first in a planned fleet of 40 aircraft, to create a dedicated air delivery network. The...

Yoox Net-a-Porter sales up 16% in H1 2016

The Yoox Net-a-Porter Group has posted first half sales up almost 16% at €897m, helped by a particularly strong performance from its "Off-Season" business. Adjusted EBITDA...
Victoria Gate

Victoria Gate and John Lewis confirm opening date

Victoria Gate, the new landmark shopping destination in Leeds, which will have John Lewis as its "anchor tenant", has confirmed an opening date of...
Consumer confidence Retail sales High street, independents, retail

Independents: How to expand from your first store

Expanding beyond your first store is one of the biggest decisions an independent retailer will ever have to make. Retail property expert Tom Stanbury,...
Next

Next posts 0.3% sales increase and warns of price rises next...

High street stalwart Next has posted sales up 0.3% in the second quarter (ending 30 July) and has warned that customers should expect an...