4.5 million people have visited The Lexicon Bracknell since its opening in September and footfall has continued to rise steadily, increasing by 36.4% between its first full week of trading and the first week in December.
Retail giant Inditex isn’t immune to fashion’s negative trends, but the company is certainly doing better than many, saying Wednesday that net sales in the first nine months of the year were up 10% and profit was up 6%.
Springboard released its November footfall figures on Monday and they made less-than-encouraging reading as visitor traffic to stores rose marginally (by 0.2%) in a month when traffic should have picked up even more.
UK consumer spending has declined for the third month running, Visa said Monday, which wasn’t a surprise. But there was worse as it said 2017 is on track for “the worst consumer spending performance in five years.”
St Pancras International has launched an online smart tool providing tailored gift ideas from the retailers that have a presence at the station, as new research reveals that 41 million gifts go unwanted each year.
L'Occitane en Provence and Pierre Hermé have joined forces for a new cooperative space in Paris. Located at 86 avenue des Champs-Elysées, the new location, which combines beauty and food, opens its doors December 8.