As London gradually recovers from the pandemic but footfall remains well below pre-Covid levels, London’s West End shopping district is in for a £5 billion investment windfall over the next five years.
First it was a Rolling Stones store, now mega-band Queen is to open a space on Carnaby Street with an experiential pop-up shop celebrating five decades of its music and featuring fashion collabs, among other items.
Not ‘just another’ new store, Abercrombie & Fitch’s flagship debut on London’s Regent Street ticks several boxes for the US retailer. It reaffirms the company’s commitment to the physical store format in Europe.
London’s West End continues to see footfall recovering with figures from the trade body that represents businesses in the neighbourhood – the New West End Company – saying the steady return of office workers is key.
Just a short while after we heard that Uniqlo and Theory will be taking over the former Superdry flagship on Regent Street, London, it has emerged that the label has signed up for a brand new flagship.
Bally has gone for big and bold with its new London flagship store. Situated on Regent Street, the latest Bally Haus concept store comes with a high degree of historical and contemporary artistic content.