Lyle & Scott is to open its first store in the UK’s capital with a debut at London Designer Outlet (LDO). It follows a number of labels that have signed up for an LDO shop since pandemic restrictions were eased.
April 12 sees the opening of McArthurGlen’s latest outlet centre with the debut of the £160m Designer Outlet West Midlands. The company said it’s the only standalone shopping centre to open in the UK this year.
Kurt geiger has filed its accounts for the year to February 2020 and reported a record performance, with sales up 3.7%. It said this was pleasing in light of the wider subdued retail trading environment pre-pandemic.
As he slammed the UK’s decision to end tax-free shopping for tourists in its current form, the boss of footwear and accessories retailer Kurt Geiger has suggested that the firm could be forced to axe 600 jobs.