Womenswear brand Seraphina has opened its first pop-up store on London’s King’s Road to showcase its swimwear, beachwear, and loungewear for an 8-week period. Located at 330 King’s Road in London’s Chelsea, the 840 square foot pop-up store will offer its range of easy-to-wear collection of shirts, dresses, […]

Covetique, the luxury pre-owned e-tailer, has officially closed its virtual doors after three and half years of trading due to increasing competition affecting its sales. The online retailer, which sold second hand designer labels such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Prada, was back by internet giant Asos […]

High street fashion chain New Look is not satisfied with being one of the largest women's wear retailers and aims to take a larger slice of the men's wear pie/market as well. Following the appointment of Christopher Englinder as global director of men's wear from rival fashion chain H&M, New Look is […]

Billionaire Mike Ashley is on the prowl again on the UK high street and has quietly launched a new discount store named 'MegaValue' in a bid to snare a larger slice of the growing discounting market. The new value store concept opened in Kidderminster, Worcestershire at the site of a former department […]

Young women’s fashion brand Glamorous is set to open its debut standalone store in Intu Trafford Centre in Manchester. The fashion brand has a number of concessions, including in the Trafford Centre Topshop, but this 1,900 square foot store will mark its first standalone when it opens in August. Located […]

The rate of checkout abandonment has fallen to a record low of 26 percent in the three months to the end of April, compared to an average of 30 percent during the same period in 2014, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini Quarterly Benchmarking study. Abandonment rates on online retail […]

International spend in London is returning to its former glory in 2015 after a slowdown in growth last year, with the West End in particular enjoying the benefits. Spend in the West End is up 4 percent year on year to date, according to the latest data from Global Blue, following a 3 percent drop year […]

Sportswear giant Nike is expanding its focus on women with its first dedicated women’s store in Europe on London’s King’s Road. Marking the sportswear label’s third women’s only-store, the others opened late last year in Shanghai, China and Newport Beach and California. The London store located at 33 […]

Joining the likes of Céline, Christopher Kane and Roksanda Ilincic, London Style Week Designer Simone Rocha is set to open her debut store on Mount Street, in Mayfair, London. The store, located across from Scott’s restaurant, is slated to open its doors in September, during London Style Week. The […]

Arcadia’s fashion chains Topshop and Topman have been ranked Britain’s worst fashion shops, closely followed by H&M and BHS, in the annual retailer survey by consumer watchdog Which?. The annual survey of 100 well-known high street names, surveyed 9,409 members of the public to rate stores based on […]