Chinese, Kuwaiti and Indian visitors drove a spending boom in London's West End during the summer, new figures show. And October is expected to see a repeat performance due to China's Golden Week holiday.
In a joint campaign, the British Fashion Council (BFC), Vivienne Westwood and The Mayor of London are reaching out to fashion brands to commit to switch to a green energy supplier by 2020 for a safer future.
Fiorucci slipped its comeback into a higher gear at the weekend, swapping its pop-up strategy for the opening of a permanent physical store complete with cocktail bar, circular bed and bestselling T-shirts.
The luxury brand has signed up to open its first global store on South Molton St, kicking off the retail rebirth of the Central London destination. More luxury brand signings are expected to be announced soon.
With the number of disposable coffee cups reaching epic proportions and recycling of such cups being patchy at best, Selfridges has announced a new initiative to turn them into its distinctive yellow shopping bags.