Iets Frans, the loungewear line exclusive to Urban Outfitters, has opened a two-level store at 44 Carnaby Street in London. It's the label's very first standalone and it's also exploring wholesale deals.
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.
The list of potential bidders for Debenhams has got smaller with news that deep-pocketed Reliance Retail has dropped out. It's also been suggested that the owner of its Oxford Street store wants to break the lease.
London’s West End has seen a gradual recovery in footfall since the government began relaxing its Covid-19 guidance, but new measures bring more uncertainty to the area, commercial landlord Shaftesbury has warned.
Two big names are making strides in what were once ‘alternative’ approaches to retail. Selfridges and John Lewis have entered product rental while the former has also unveiled an even bigger focus on sustainability.