Property investment and technology company LabTech, which owns Camden Markets, has unveiled its vision for the new Hawley Wharf Camden development set to open by summer 2019. The 580,000 square foot canal-side development, which is bordered by Chalk Farm Road to the west and Regent’s Canal to the east, […]

Leading UK fashion retailers, including John Lewis, Marks and Spencer, New Look, Next, River Island and Shop Direct, have all signed up to a joint agreement with enforcement bodies to help eradicate modern slavery from the UK textiles industry. The Apparel and General Merchandise Public and Private […]

'Tis the season to be jolly, especially when your favourite brands are likely to be on sale from right about now. Across the retail spectrum - from department stores to e-commerce pureplayers to online giants Amazon and Alibaba - the discount season has officially begun. The end of year discounting […]

Sneakers on a popular Chinese e-commerce platform look like Adidas, but are branded "Ababis". Underwear resembling Calvin Klein are called "Caiwen Kani". Toys with an uncanny resemblance to a certain blockbuster movie franchise opt for "Star Wnrs". As China held its massive annual "Singles Day" online […]

Mike Ashley is set to close more House of Fraser (HoF) stores across the country after landlords refused to agree to his new rent proposals. The decision comes just a month after House of Fraser confirmed that it would be closing its landmark ‘Kendals’ building in Manchester in early 2019. According […]

Rest assured: if something is trending, you will find it on eBay. The e-commerce giant has published its 2018 Shopping Report, revealing the best selling products since January, and the fashion items which made the list come as no surprise for those following the latest catwalks and trend forecasts.Even […]

Following a difficult year for the UK high street, retailers are set to see a “modest” 2 percent rise in Christmas spending this year, reaching an estimated 98.8 billion pounds, according to UK data analyst GlobalData. The forecasted 2 percent rise in spending during the “golden quarter” is smaller […]

London - The future of the UK high street looks as uncertain as ever with a study by PwC and the Local Data Company (LDC) showing that an average of 14 stores a day are being shut across the country. The study of 500 UK high streets found that 2,692 stores had been shut in the first six months of the […]

The world's biggest shopping extravaganza is not Black Friday or Cyber Monday. Neither is it Christmas, Boxing Day or anything to do with retail giant Amazon. The shopping festival that surpasses all sales by numbers is China's Singles Day on Alibaba's platforms and it is happening this weekend. The […]

New Look has announced that it will be shutting 85 of its stores across the country in a bid to improve its profitability, with as many as 120 at risk. In March, the UK retailer announced it would be closing 60 of its stores, but that number rose to 85 in an announcement on Tuesday. The future of a […]

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