Jack Wills is the latest name to sign on for Intu's £180m Watford mall extension with plans for a 5,000 sq ft store at the centre that is expected to become a top 20 UK retail destination when it opens this autumn.
Clothing down. Footwear down. Health and beauty down. That was the picture of UK retail last month as ongoing bad weather meant interest in sarongs, sandals, sun cream and spring/summer fashion generally was at a low.
French children’s clothing and toys company ÏD Kids is about to enter the UK with a London opening next month under the control of the founder of the Tiger brand who has big ambitions for launching new chains.
Sainsbury’s has been mulling a takeover bid for embattled Mothercare, and while analysts think a deal unlikely, they see it as a prime target given its plunging share price and well-publicised cash flow problems..
Champion Athleticwear has picked Los Angeles' La Brea District as the location for its first ever US retail store. Customization, exclusive product launches, and LA-inspired assortments will be in store year round.