Abercrombie & Fitch said Tuesday that it’s “officially” reintroducing itself to its customers through a multi-faceted campaign that features staff from across its business, “highlighting their voices and experiences”.
London continued to be the shopping capital of Europe in 2021, according to a new report by BNP Paribas Real Estate, with Oxford Street, Regent Street and Covent Garden all scoring highly in terms of visitor numbers.
The fear of catching the fast-spreading Omicron Covid-19 variant before Christmas looks to have rocked shopper confidence over the final weekend, latest footfall figures from Springboard and Sensormatic show.
The increasing threat of the new Omicron Covid variant hit UK retail footfall in the latest trading week (5-11 December). Visits across UK retail destinations declined 1.1% week-on-week, according to Springboard.
Heritage, adventure and fashion combine in one place this month with luxury British performance outerwear brand Shackleton opening a pop-up store for a third consecutive winter, this time on London’s Regent Street.
In a further sign of just how big the Gymshark brand has become in just a short period of time, news emerged on Wednesday that the label is to open its first flagship store in a prime spot on Regent Street next summer.
We may be seeing something of a mini store opening boom at the moment, but huge numbers of stores belonging to failed businesses remain empty and that can be seen clearly from the large number of vacant Arcadia sites.
London West End footfall in the seven shopping days from 22-28 November inched up 2% week-on-week, and rose 11% over last year's Black Friday, latest figures from the New West End Company (NWEC) showed on Monday.
Fitness brand Fabletics soft-launched its UK flagship on Thursday with the Regent Street debut likely to be the first of many as it targets physical retail customers in what is its biggest European market, the UK.