The e-tailer will launch its Connected Retail tool in France, Belgium, Switzerland and Italy. By end 2021, it plans to treble the number of physical shops featured on its site, which were 2,400 at the end of December.
Boohoo Group’s PrettyLittleThing (PLT) label has been looking at internal search data from last year and this to see what's been driving most interest and has identified some clear trends that will be key for 2021.
The French have always had a way with renovation. This week, Cartier took the concept to a new level, as it unveiled a substantial new work of urban scenography outside the brand’s historic flagship store in Paris.
Burberry is continuing to focus on tech in the all-important Asia market and has just announced a new digital project. It has worked with Elle Digital Japan to create an “interactive virtual replica of its Ginza store”.
J. M. Weston, the French shoe marque that defines Gallic preppy, has launched a haute couture footwear collection for women; along with a exhibition entitled Souvenir d’un Défilé inside Weston’s Marais boutique.
Given that Joules prides itself on being an outdoor-focused brand for families, this looks a good fit on the retail front. The UK-based lifestyle brand has teamed up with Center Parcs to open stores at six destinations.
There are some mixed signals coming out of the latest consumer research suggesting that the retail bounce-back could be delayed until late summer. But fashion and beauty should still get a boost from next month.