It’s been a long time coming since the announcement last year, but Harrods has finally opened its first standalone beauty store, H Beauty, at Lakeside in Essex. A second store will open in Milton Keynes in 2021.
The French shopping centres giant has updated on footfall, sales and rent collections, as well as announcing a plan to “strengthen its balance sheet and increase financial flexibility to execute its long-term strategy”.
Swiss sport equipment brand On has unveiled a new recyclable shoe model available via subscription only, a concept that may well prompt a fresh wind of change to blow through the sport equipment distribution landscape.
Some 44% of UK fashion brands are looking to roll out free delivery by 2021 as a response to Covid-19 and in a bid to win back online shoppers. Some 34% also plan to offer free returns and 25% Click & Collect.
The wealthy in America are expected to splurge online for gifts and home decorations this holiday season, even as the Covid-19 pandemic erodes sales growth to the slowest in at least a decade, according to a forecast.
The vintage-inspired womenswear e-tailer revealed on Tuesday that it will once again be shipping to European markets for the first time since 2018, signaling the return of an important revenue stream for the company.
The British Fashion Council is teaming up with Amazon Fashion during London Fashion Week for an initiative that should not only support emerging designers but also underlines Amazon's ambitions in higher-end fashion.