Designer clothing retailer, Layers London, is set to open a new 2,000 square foot store on Albemarle Street in Mayfair. The new store will encompass the ground and basement floors and will offer avant-garde and contemporary designer brands. This marks Layers London’s second store, adding to its boutique […]

LK Bennett has yet to find a buyer after it collapsed into administration early March. The retailer's Chinese franchise parter, Byland UK, has reportedly made an offer, which previously saw footwear giant Dune make a bid for the British fashion business. Sky News reported Byland UK had approached former […]

Property developer Landsec has exchanged terms with 17 brands, including Polo Ralph Lauren, H&M, Diesel, and Armani, for deals totalling 63,000 square feet across its retail portfolio. In Lewisham, H&M will more than treble the size of its current store, opening a flagship branch that will feature the […]

Online marketplace Garmentory developed a new app to bring emerging and independent brands to the screens of their target consumers' smartphones. The fashion and tech company launched in 2014 as a curated marketplace that allows independent boutiques to be more easily discovered by shoppers through […]

As Arcadia continues to move forward with its cost-cutting strategy, the group has reportedly drawn up a list of stores that it's considering closing, the Financial Times reports. The list of stores, seen by FT, reportedly includes locations like Meadowhall in Sheffield, Merry Hill in the West Midlands […]

London has taken the global top spot for luxury store openings in 2018, according to research from international real estate advisor Savills. According to the firm, London accounted for 9.6 percent of all luxury store openings worldwide last year, as the luxury market continues to persevere amid the […]

In 1992 James took over a tiny showroom in New Cavendish Square with his late mother, where they started making cashmere sweaters for retailers all over the UK. This led to leather, dresses, jackets and the rest is history. After his first trade show at Pure, the James Lakeland Brand was born. Orders […]

Under Armour has entered the Indian market by opening a store in New Delhi earlier this week, the first of a series of shops the sportswear label intends to open in the country in 2019. Under Armour’s India division will be overseen by Managing Director Tushar Goculdas, who previously served as Vice-President […]

Emerging e-tailer The Cherry Moon is set to open its first store next month at 366-368 King’s Road in Chelsea. The fashion e-tailer, which sells a mix of luxury and emerging independent brands, will offer an innovative store format that mixes retail with customer experience, implementing a chic-minimal […]

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has announced it is considering making a 61.4 million pound offer for Debenhams. The possible firm offer would see Sports Direct, which already owns a near 30 percent share stake in the retailer, buy the remaining 70 percent at 5p per share. Sports Direct said that if its […]

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