London's King's Cross is morphing into a fashion retail must-see and Coal Drops Yard's opening next year will add to its appeal. Architect Thomas Heatherwick explains just how he's putting the 'heart' into the project.
The changing role of physical retailing, coupled with rising costs and Brexit uncertainty are causing retailers to think twice before opening new stores, according to a new report from the Local Data Company.
Natura Cosméticos SA, the Brazilian cosmetics producer that recently bought the Body Shop International Plc, began on Monday to release operational and debt targets for coming years to bolster investor confidence.
The Hut Group has gone acquisition crazy with the latest target of its buying spree being skincare and spa brand Espa, according to reports. The company is believed to be acquiring the brand for aorund £100m.
Asos has seriously disrupted UK fashion retail in recent years and now it’s hoping to do the same with beauty. The British fashion e-tailer is set to launch its very first own-brand beauty collection, Asos Make-Up.
UK shoppers spent online enthusiastically on Monday, which was a public holiday in Britain, with PCA Predict saying e-sales rose 3% on the day, a good performance given the heatwave that diverted consumers from shopping.