KappAhl’s specialist babywear chain Newbie is to open its first UK stores outside of London just ahead of the autumn season and will generate buzz ahead before that as it sets out on a “national summer tour by bus”.
Debenhams is set to pilot flexible co-working spaces in its stores in Cardiff and Bristol in partnership with Nottingham-based startup Dispace as part of wider efforts to lure shoppers back to its stores.
LK Bennett filed for administration Thursday with the firm’s intention to file having been the worst kept secret in retail of late. The administrators have shut five stores and are seeking bidders for the business.
Logistics firm Barjane has opened a 257,000-square-foot distribution centre in Northampton for the sporting goods giant. The new warehouse will support Decathlon's growing store estate and online sales.
Any sneaker business seeking to boost its sales in the UK should be focusing on Manchester above all other cities. That's the takeaway from a new study from casual footwear retailer The Sole Supplier.
Mamas & Papas continued to struggle in its latest year as it reported another loss, although there were some bright spots as its online sales continued to accelerate and now make up nearly a third of its total turnover.
The arrival of Inditex’s Bershka at the St David’s mall in Welsh capital Cardiff sees the mall extending its fashion offer but also Bershka targeting new consumers as it’s the brand's first location in the region.