Swedish fashion e-commerce brand Na-Kd is expanding its partnership with payments provider, Klarna to offer new flexible ‘buy now, pay later’ payment options to UK consumers. Building on the success of offering Klarna’s ‘pay later’ options in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Germany, UK shoppers will be […]

Marks and Spencer has launched a strategic partnership with Microsoft to transform the retail experience using the “power of AI”, with the technology to be tested into its customer experience, stores and wider operations. In a statement, the British retailer said that the two organisations would “work […]

Christian, aged 10, has 20 pairs of high-end sneakers in his closet at his home in the suburbs of New York. Maxance, who just turned 14, asked his parents for an 800 USD pair of Adidas shoes for his birthday. He did not get them. "We live in a world where sneakers are basically works of art," the teenager […]

H&M is to reopen its flagship store in Paris this Wednesday, after 18 months of renovations, the company informed in a statement. Located between Galeries Lafayette and Printemps, the store will now occupy six floors instead of three, spanning over 5000 square meters. With the expansion, Paris is set […]

Swedish fashion company H&M opened the first online shop for its new off-price concept Afound a few days ago, on Thursday. However, like the first brick and mortar stores that opened at the same time, the online shop is initially available in Sweden only. Potential customers should therefore be comfortable […]

Westfield London is predicting “record growth” in international visitors this summer, following its 600 million pound expansion. The shopping centre giant is making the claim following “positive growth” in tourism figures in summer 2017, which was before the expansion, as well as new figures revealing […]

New research from Equifax, the consumer credit bureau, has revealed that 37 percent of Brits believe that the UK will be a cashless society within the next 10 years. The report notes that more than half, 53 percent of 16-34 years olds believe we’ll be reliant on digital and card payments by 2028, compared […]

UK-based -size retailer, Yours Clothing is opening two new standalone stores of its menswear brand, BadRhino in June. These debut BadRhino stores, the company said, are opening in the high street shopping areas of Skegness, Lincolnshire and Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Commenting on the new store openings […]

The newly opened St James Dover retail and leisure development, which includes Marks and Spencer Food and Trespass, has boosted footfall across the whole town centre, in the three months since opening. According to Springboard footfall figures, compiled for Dover District Council, footfall in the town […]

Bolton Council has taken over ownership of local Crompton Place shopping centre from current owners Santander pension fund, to help accelerate its 1 billion pound town centre regeneration plan. The council acquired the shopping centre, which houses fashion brands including Primark, JD Sports and Select, […]