British denim brand Wåven has launched its first retail store, a pop-up in Soho, London in collaboration with Daniel Peters, the creative director of multi-brand menswear retailer BBS Clothing. Located on Soho’s D’Arblay Street, the pop-up houses both Wåven’s menswear and womenswear collections, including […]

New York - Sometimes even the most legendary of American fashion brands have to cut down on their workforce. Ralph Lauren began cutting 5 percent of their staff, or 750 jobs, in mid-May, as part of their approach to building a new business model. The company is expecting it to take several months before […]

British luxury department store Harvey Nichols has revealed the details for its new Birmingham city center store opening this July, which is set to showcase a brand new design concept. The renewed concept will be rolled out to future stores as the new design blueprint. "This is a landmark moment, not […]

Designer Hussein Chalayan is set to open his first bricks and mortar venture in London’s Mayfair later this summer after signing a deal with landlord Grosvenor for a store on Bourdon Street. The 700 square foot store, situated at 2 Bourdon Street, which is halfway between Bond Street and Green Park […]

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 […]

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