Desigual has entered an agreement with local company E-Shine to develop its online business and expand its retail network to 60 stores in order to achieve a turnover of €40 million in China over the next five years.
UK health & beauty retail giant Boots is to launch a new online marketplace next spring that will add third-party brands into its digital offer, greatly extending the range of products available on its core website.
British eyewear designer Kirk & Kirk has opened a “special” pop-up store. The "innovative" space has a double purpose: to celebrate this month's London Design Festival and to herald the brand’s major expansion plan.
New research shows that many consumers are holding off on spending until the black Friday discount season. But even though they’re heavily focused on low prices, they also want to stay true to their values when shopping.
Barclaycard’s regular UK monthly spending report on Tuesday found that consumer card spending grew 4.7% in August year on year. This was the smallest uplift since March 2021 as rising prices hurt the retail sector.
Expect to see The Beatles make a major comeback -- in terms of North American merchandising opportunities that is. Bravado, the merchandise/brand management company, is to develop new avenues for the Britpop pioneers.
Another prominent city-centre retail space bites the dust. Birmingham’s former Beatties department store is set to become an urban storage hub, with self-storage group StoreAway having taken over the 60,500 sq ft space.