Major London landlord Grosvenor will on Thursday officially open the North Mayfair Emporium on Duke Street, which it describes as “the first landlord-led concept store of fashion and lifestyle brands.”
Sainsbury’s opened a giant superstore near Birmingham on Wednesday but it was more than just a new branch opening with the concept featuring department store elements, as well as its regular supermarket offer.
The house of Dolce & Gabbana called off a giant Shanghai runway show on Wednesday after an internet furor over the brand’s alleged attacks on Chinese culture via videos of Asians eating Italian dishes with chopsticks.
UK clothing sales rose strongly online in October but an overall subdued environment meant growth is slowing and discounting is what's driving sales, according to the latest Capgemini IMRG e-Retail Sales Index.
States are passing laws requiring online sellers to collect and remit sales taxes - including laws covering spending online during the holiday shopping season. But analysts say this might not give states what they hope.
Sosandar is continuing its sales climb with the company saying that its revenue soared over 400% in the latest half and that current trading is in line with expectations, its website seeing “record sales” in October.