Fiorucci slipped its comeback into a higher gear at the weekend, swapping its pop-up strategy for the opening of a permanent physical store complete with cocktail bar, circular bed and bestselling T-shirts.
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.
Furniture retailers Heal's and Made.com have signed up to open stores in The Mailbox’s new 20,000 sq ft homewares area. They will be joined by other furniture retailers including BoConcept and Calligaris.
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.
Britons spend £3.1m on impulse buys every month says a new report. Shoppers blame the internet, with the fact that they can now shop late at night when stores are closed, for many of their previously-unplanned purchases.