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.
Ariana Grande is an undisputed pop princess, but new figures show that she is also an exceptionally talented fragrance designer, with her range achieving global sales of $150 million in the space of just two years.
Over half of Britons admit to re-gifting unwanted presents and thats likely to be the fate of fashion and beauty products this year with those categories surprisingly being among the least wished-for Christmas gifts.
Property owners are big news in the UK following the proposed Hammerson-Intu merger and while Shaftesbury is small compared to them, it also has news of its own as it expands its ownership of sites in the Carnaby area.