There was mixed news coming out of UK e-tail in August as the country returned almost to normal after the three-month heatwave and the gardening sector finally took a backseat to sectors such as beauty and menswear.
Retail sales in Russia rose more than expected in August, suggesting a tepid economic recovery is underway, but real wage growth was slightly lower than forecast and agricultural output tumbled, data showed on Wednesday.
The Italian brand, best known for its iconic down jackets, has announced the opening of its newly relocated NYC boutique, which has moved a few doors up from its previous location on SoHo’s Prince Street.
Beauty retailer Memebox has partnered with Sephora to create a new cosmetics line, Kaja. Translating from Korean as "let's go", the partnership marks the first co-developed K-beauty brand with Sephora.
Aspinal of London and Giles Deacon have unveiled their collaboration collection with an event at Aspinal’s Regent Street store to show off the collab that features topselling bag and accessory items with a Deacon edge.
If anyone was in any doubt about the ongoing strength of the athleisure trend, then JD Sports’ decisions to double the size of its already-large store in the Bluewater mall in Kent should cure them of that.
Harvey Nichols is continuing its transformation via tech as well as by reshaping its physical space. Now new tech that makes the content in brand videos instantly shoppable has been introduced into its flagship store.
The French luxury fashion house has opened a new flagship in Miami's Bal Harbour Shops, with another in Las Vegas' Wynn Plaza set to launch in October, openings which mark the brand's first boutiques in both cities.