Golden Week seems to have been a golden opportunity for UK retail with new figures from Alibaba’s Alipay showing that the UK was the top shopping hotspot in Europe from October 1 to 7, up from second place last year.
Investors in jewellery maker Pandora need to be patient as it adapts its trademark charm bracelets for today's more simple tastes while expanding in areas such as necklaces and rings, its design head told Reuters.
As head of Germany and senior vice president, Martina Bovenkerk will be responsible for the business in Central and Eastern Europe, focusing on driving growth at the US luxury brand in line with its EMEA strategy.
Shopping malls giant Hammerson has announced that designer retailer Tessuti has opened a new store at Cyfarthfa Retail Park in Merthyr Tydfil. It’s the 33-year-old business’s first store in the Welsh market.
As part of the brand’s extended 50th anniversary celebrations, Ralph Lauren has announced the launch of an app aiming to build a community for the label’s fans, as well as a collaboration with the New York Yankees.