London’s West End is going the extra mile to attract shoppers for the run-up to the festive period. It's introducing new safety measures as it tries to reassure nervous shoppers that physical stores are Covid-secure.
Inditex’s flagship brand is expanding in Asia with the opening of its largest regional store in Beijing. The new location spreads across 3,500 sq m over four floors. Zara first launched in China in 2004.
Property giant Landsec shared the broad outlines of a new strategy from still-new CEO Mark Allan on Monday and it may surprise some that it includes a continuing focus on retail, on London and on giant regional malls.
Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest said his private company bought bootmaker R.M. Williams from French fashion giant LVMH, returning ownership of the famed fashion label to its home country after six years.
The new partnership will encourage Very.co.uk customers to reduce their clothes waste by donating their unwanted items. “We recognise the responsibility we have for the products we sell," said the brand.
Nearly half of the luxury industry's top managers are expecting sector sales to return to 2019 levels from 2021, reflecting adjustments in their business models, according to a study by French consulting firm MAD.
The parent company of Famous Footwear, Sam Edelman and Dr. Scholl’s Shoes announced on Thursday that it has named Amy Hunter as its new vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion, effective October 21.
EWM on Friday confirmed that 50 of its stores will close with the loss of 600 jobs. Most of the closures are focused on Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Peacocks with the job losses largely being shop floor workers.