Xmas shopping is expected to see an early start this year in the UK with a survey showing only 9% of shoppers will leave it until December to make their purchases. But December 18 will still be the season's busiest day.
Next, one of Britain's biggest clothing retailers, warned it may struggle to deliver its normal service in the run up to Christmas unless the government relaxes post-Brexit immigration rules to allow more workers in.
Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday unveiled search features coming soon that will put images rather than text at the heart of queries and potentially expand its role in e-commerce and its dominance in online video.
Zara, a democratic brand delivering cash-register-friendly fashion, has always been democratic. Its new concept collection, Zara Origins, which opened a pop-up for Paris Fashion Week, makes the brand look very cool.
The new Queen The Greatest experiential pop-up store opened on Carnaby Street on Tuesday morning with a big focus on apparel as Universal Music Group’s Bravado unit looks to take advantage of rising West End footfall.
Footfall across all UK retail destinations rose week-on-week in the latest seven days (19-25 September) and was particularly welcome on three important fronts. It was the first rise registered in the past four weeks.