Digital wholesale platform JOOR said on Wednesday that it will power key fashion industry events London Fashion Week next month and Premium Berlin in July, as well as a number of autumn fashion events.
The Reopening High Streets Safely Fund will be allocated to councils on a per capita basis to subsidise the introduction of a range of safety measures. The move aims to help get customers back to the shops.
John Lewis has issued official details about its store opening plans and, like retail peer Next, it's planning to take it very cautiously. It's also considering new ideas like virtual queueing and returns drop boxes.
More Britons plan to buy fashion online this year, not only due to virus fears, but because they've discovered how easy it is. So e-shopping could have reached a key tipping point faster than without the coronavirus.
Ssupermarkets have come out as the retail winners from the coronavirus crisis. They’re now looking to the post-lockdown period and Morrisons will use the opportunity to boost sales of its Nutmeg fashion and home label.
Hammerson Chief Executive Officer David Atkins will step down, the shopping mall owner and operator said on Wednesday, as it faces a crisis spurred by coronavirus-induced shop closures and a collapse in rent.
Frasers Group finance chief Chris Wootton has slammed the UK government for its handling of the coronavirus crisis and store reopening plans from a business viewpoint as a two-week opening delay means more lost sales.
Nordic sporting goods retailer XXL is bringing back its furloughed employees in Norway and Finland as demand rebounds after the coronavirus downturn that began in March, the Oslo-listed company said on Tuesday.
Klepierre has re-opened 80% of its European malls and hopes to re-open 90% of them within 10 days, the company said on Tuesday, as global businesses slowly return to work after the coronavirus shutdown.
Amazon.com Inc is in advanced talks to buy self-driving startup Zoox Inc, in a move that would expand the e-commerce giant's reach in autonomous-vehicle technology, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.