John Lewis unveils its revamped Edinburgh store on Friday after a major refurbishment. The focus is on making the store a must-visit destination, with experiences and expertise that can’t be replicated online.
The last year has been a bruising one for many and Burberry’s results for FY21 have illustrated that perfectly, But they also show how it has learned to navigate the pandemic and is bouncing back strongly.
Wolford released its delayed results for its shorter fiscal year late on Wednesday and while it swung to a profit, the upscale hosiery and bodywear firm also talked of “significant business losses” due to the pandemic.
The Italian label has convened an AGM to renew its board of directors, which is set to co-opt the son of CEOs Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli, whose respective remuneration package was also disclosed.
Central London footfall may still be well down on pre-Covid levels, but an uptick is expected this summer with a new study suggesting consumers are keen to get back to the UK’s premier shopping district.
After a year in which weddings were cancelled across Britain, they're back on the agenda, so with supreme good timing, Selfridges has just been granted a licence to host the ceremonies and receptions.
Be warned, consumer sustainability issues may be more important than you think. Over half of people in the UK (56%) are less likely to buy from organisations with a weak sustainability record, according to a new survey.
UK retail may be open for business again, but some smaller traders are far from happy at the speed of the revival, with campaign group Save The Street calling for government help to stimulate local spending.
As Debenhams exits the high street, many of its former stores are being converted to non-retail uses. But there appears to be an opportunity opening up for the return of smaller department store operators.
Poor spring weather over much of the UK hit shopper footfall numbers last week, although Scotland's retail reopening bought much brighter figures, according to latest reports from Springboard and Ipsos.
Gucci plans to stage its next runway show in Los Angeles, the first time the Florentine marque has staged a show in the United States in six years. In the label's centennial year, it will hold a catwalk event on Nov. 3.