UK high street and travel retail newsagent WH Smith has delivered a surprise with news that it’s buying US travel retail specialist Marshall Retail for $400m/£312m, radically expanding its travel retail chain.
One year after launching Hill City, Gap has opened the men's activewear brand’s first physical store in San Francisco, a 12-month pop-up aiming to test the waters as the digital-first label looks into physical retail.
Fashion to Figure has launched an exclusive collaborative collection with Sarah Rae Vargas, combining the YouTube influencer and entrepreneur’s glam aesthetic with the plus-size apparel retailer’s fit expertise.
Having arrived in Spain a year ago, Vinted has come to an agreement with local competitor Chicfy, which will shut down its portal and invite its users to migrate to the Lithuanian specialist's platform.
Carla Sozzani, noted retailer, gatekeeper to the Azzedine Alaïa archives and all-round fashion legend, has a new project. The Italian lady opened her own Fondazione Sozzani Monday night in an unexpected neighbourhood.
As consumers increasingly focus on diversity at the stores they patronise, e-tail giant Zalando has announced that it’s aiming for “balanced gender representation in its senior management with wider moves also coming.