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.
The Australian retailer has signed a deal to open a 904 sq ft unit at The Parade in Swindon. The signing continues the positive momentum in tenant activity at the mall, which has recently seen new arrivals and upsizes.
The Laura Ashley headlines may have screamed 70% profits plunge but the news wasn't truly as bad as that. And with a renewed focus on fashion, expansion in India and e-tail growth, it's upbeat, despite big challenges.
The two sisters behind American designer fashion label Rodarte are soon set to release their first-ever feature film, with the project slated to premiere at the upcoming Venice International Film Festival.
Kingfisher, Europe's largest home improvement retailer, reported another fall in quarterly sales Thursday, hurt by a slowdown at B&Q in the UK, weak sales in France and continued disruption from its restructuring plan.
JD.com Inc, China's second-largest e-commerce firm, posted a wider net loss in the second quarter as marketing costs offset higher-than-forecast revenue growth, sending its shares sharply lower on Monday.
J.C. Penney Co Inc's stock hit a life-low as major store closures and a challenging retail scene drove the embattled department store chain to a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss and took a toll on comparable sales.