Coal Drops Yard, the major retail development that opened next to London’s King’s Cross Station last autumn, has announced a mix of globally known and local labels that will open there by this summer.
The thread manufacturer saw revenues fall 2% in the four months to 31 October as a result of currency depreciation in Turkey, China and India, but it still hopes to deliver full-year results in line with expectations.
August Getty, one of the few couturiers who hails from Los Angeles, is on a mission: to bring glamour back to Paris. His house, August Getty Atelier, stages its French couture debut in January at the Ritz Hotel.
UK retail may be under a dark cloud at the moment, but new retail developments have come thick and fast this year and the latest is the opening of Coal Drops Yard at King's Cross with a quirky mix of stores.
Menswear personalised styling service Thread has raised almost £17 million (actually $22 million) in Series B funding with the company’s latest investment round attracting H&M’s investment arm, among others.