Selfridges is continuing its strategy of frequent, exclusive product launches and interesting pop-up stores with the latest including an exclusive Red Valentino capsule, a Fendi Kiosk, plus Medea and Réalisation Par.
One of London’s biggest landlords aims to breathe new life into what it calls the South Molton Triangle and that could have a big impact on retail with a spread of prime retail space into more streets in W1's heart.
Selfridges is diving deep into pop-up stores and while much of the attention around these is focused on the pop-ups opening in its Oxford Street, London flagship store, Manchester is part of the strategy too.
More details of John Lewis's new strategy have emerged following the announcement last week of a brand-new giant fashion line from the retailer with news that it will link with Kurt Geiger for a deep dive into footwear.
The authority responsible for London's Oxford Street is to discuss how it can move forward after axing plans to pedestrianise part of the giant shopping street as new data shows illegal levels of toxic air in the area.
House of Fraser will live to fight another day. Despite doubts around its CVA plan, creditors voted in favour of it on Friday which means it will now close 31 stores, reducing its size by more than half in the process.
Debenhams said this week that it could dispose of certain assets as it seeks to conserve cash and focus more intensely on fixing its core UK business, with analysts saying profitable Magasin du Nord could be sold.