UK consumers remain hooked on Black Friday deals, even if most of them don’t believe that those deals are as good as they’re made out to be, but they will save some spending until December and fashion will be a priority.
Organized retail crime has hit a record high according to a new NRF study, with losses averaging $777,877 per $1 billion in sales and nearly three-quarters of retailers surveyed reporting an increase in the past year.
Luxury retailer Mulberry continued to play up both its technology and its experience focus in its still-new Regent Street flagship at the weekend with the company having unveiled a pop-up smart vending machine in-store.
The migration towards online shopping is set to present major challenges to the UK's under-pressure physical shops with visitor traffic to drop by 3.7% on Black Friday this year, according to Springboard.
The local council in Soho, London wants to halt the expansion of giant property projects that could swamp the area and make it less attractive for its millions of tourists and the small fashion stores that operate there.
Beautycon, the festival for beauty enthusiasts known for its principles of inclusivity and diversity, has launched its first experiential pop-up in Los Angeles. Beautycon Pop will run through December 16.