Internet shopping could get a bit more expensive if a report proves correct that the UK government is considering an extra charge linked to deliveries of online purchases to reduce both congestion and harmful emissions.
Gift Cards have been a key purchase during Britain’s lockdown and actually overtook physical gifts, a new study shows. And consumers have been buying in order to support favourite stores to which they feel loyal.
Oliver Bonas has secured a vital loan to see it through the current crisis period with the fashion and lifestyle retailer having secured £3.5m of additional funding guaranteed by the government’s coronavirus scheme.
News of Intu’s administration filing has been quickly followed by speculation over whether the firm will be broken up with one report saying a creditor is urging a fast sale of the Trafford Centre, Intu’s top asset.
Springfields Outlet and Leisure in Lincolnshire has said that while footfall and overall spend remain lower year-on-year, average transactional spend is up in double-digits and many reopened stores are booming.
There’s speculation that fast-expanding beauty giant The Hut Group (THG) is mulling a stock market flotation. A report at the weekend said that it has been lining up meetings with some big-name investors.
As the brand returns to its store opening plans following Covid-19, FashionNetwork.com spoke to David Sgreccia and Balázs Krizsanyik, the men driving the international expansion of the brand founded by Thomas Meyer.
LVMH-owned Rimowa is launching a sunglasses line produced and distributed by Thélios, the joint venture between the luxury giant and eyewear manufacturer Marcolin, which is soon set to unveil Dior’s new eyewear line.
UK retail giants Next and Marks & Spencer are both interested in taking on the British operations of Victoria's Secret, the international lingerie brand owned by L Brands, according to a report on Friday.
Boohoo-owned PrettyLittleThing is linking up with payments specialist Laybuy to allow its customers to spread the cost of purchases over six weekly interest-free instalments from the end of this month.