On September 3-6, at the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre in Paris, over 700 ready-to-wear, accessories, shoes, jewellery and beachwear brands will meet for the first post-pandemic physical trade show.
U.S. shoppers returning to stores ahead of the back-to-school season helped Target forecast higher same-store sales growth after beating quarterly estimates, even as online demand sharply dropped from pandemic highs.
An ambitious plan to transform Oxford Circus into pedestrian-friendly piazzas has been announced with an international design competition kicking off to decide just how the key shopping area will look for decades ahead.
As Tranoï and the French Fashion Federation join forces, and Who’s Next and Mode & Objet confirm their dates, French trade shows are preparing their return, after cancelling several editions due to the pandemic.
There’s an air of inevitability when it comes to UK footfall figures in these dark days of physical retail. So no surprises that shopper numbers for the week commencing 27 December plummeted 72.3% on a year ago.
Retailers enjoyed a brief but much-needed bounce ahead of Thursday’s new month-long lockdown in England, according to reports. Consumers headed out in force to shop before the blanket closure of ‘non-essential' stores.