Black Friday could cost UK retailers 180 million pounds from consumers returning goods bought in the 24-hour flash sale, according to retail intelligence company Clear Returns. The research has revealed that UK retailers stand to lose 130 million pounds from handling returns of items bought on

Supermarket giant Asda has launched what it is calling a “game changing” parcel service, which allows customers to collect and return orders placed with third party retailers at any one of Asda’s 614 stores across the UK. Online fashion brand Missguided is the first retail partner to sign up the new […]

New York - Woolrich is taking their popular coats to 80 new expected doors by 2020. The Pennsylvania-based company, which celebrated its 185th anniversary this year, plans to open 80 stores around the world over the next five years. WP Lavori, the brand's longtime partner, will be at the forefront of […]

UK consumers hit the internet to do their shopping in October, according to official figures released by the British Retail Consortium, as shoppers started to get ready for the festive season. The BRC-KPMG Online Retail Sales Monitor for October revealed that almost a fifth of UK retail sales took place […]

Plus-size fashion retailer Yours Clothing has opened its first flagship store in Castlecourt, Belfast in Northern Ireland. The store, which marks the brands first store in Northern Ireland is also the retailer’s twentieth new store opening this year, as the brand pushes forward with its rapid expansion […]

US teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is about to enter the Latin American market. The brand will open its first store on the continent in Mexico by the end of this year. The news is announced in a press release from Grupo Axo: the company which will manage the stores. The store will open its doors in […]

Shop Direct’s Very brand has topped the Internet Advertising Bureau UK’s mobile user experience survey, after impressing with their mobile optimised site. The IAB reveals that 94 percent of the top UK advertisers have a mobile optimised site, designed specifically with a mobile user experience in mind, […]

British department store John Lewis is to open seven shop-in-shops in Dutch department store chain de Bijenkorf over the next two years, marking its debut in continental Europe. "We decided to open our shop-in-shops at De Bijenkorf, because they target the same customers as John Lewis does," says Laura […]

Chinese Internet users spent billions of dollars in the planet's biggest online shopping splurge Wednesday, as "Singles Day" hit new heights, despite slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy. The cumulative national bill for the day-long orgy of commerce dwarfed what Americans spent online […]

Supermarket chain Asda is stepping back from investing in its annual Black Friday sales event, citing “shopper fatigue” around flash sales on non-essential items in the run-up to Christmas. The retailer said it has listened to customer feedback and rather than investing in a one-off day of sales it […]

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