The large number of empty stores in the UK means more initiatives are being launched to make the most of these spaces with news of two drives to plug the gaps. The latest are from Pop-Up Club and Fassion.
Cult menswear label L’Estrange has opened a permanent store in London’s Seven Dials at number 19 Earlham Street. The opening follows a stint in nearby Neal Street, in a pop-up that opened in November 2019.
Making retail an experience to remember is one way to attract consumers. So London’s Covent Garden welcomes the first Experimental Perfume Club (EPC) offering an "educational and experiential" approach to perfumery.
As retailers and their landlords pull out all the stops in order to attract as many shoppers as possible back into their stores, landlord Shaftesbury has relaunched an initiative in the Seven Dials area.
London’s Seven Dials area has launched an initiative designed to help start-ups but also to boost the mix of appealing brands in the neighbourhood as it fights back in the battle to attract visitors post-lockdown.
Landlords and retailers in shopping areas are pulling out all the stops to boost the physical shopping experience and this week Shaftesbury said it has linked up with Zandra Rhodes to do just that in Seven Dials.
Cambridge Satchel Co has opened its latest store in Oxford, the new shop having the "look and feel of a vintage-style townhouse,” an interesting development with townhouse concepts usually coming from ultra-luxe brands.