Etsy saw roughly 14,000 of its platform sellers go on strike on Monday, as the e-commerce platform introduces higher fees, including a jump in its transaction fees from 5% to 6.5%, representing a 30% increase.
The 300-square-metre store will be located at 20 boulevard Saint-Michel and will be run by retail distribution specialist Lids, and promises to be a temple for the US professional basketball league’s aficionados.
UK-based ethical beauty brand The Body Shop has introduced its in-store refill programme to the US as part of “an ambitious five-year plan to roll out refill stations in the majority of its stores globally”.
The sale of TM Lewin to its lender’s parent company has been confirmed and that — as expected — the new owner is mulling a stores return. But a row between the new and previous owners has also reportedly broken out.
The UK’s economy grew 0.1% in February, official figures showed on Monday, and while that growth had slowed from January’s +0.8%, there was a crumb of good news for retail as it seems that tourists are returning.
Levi Strauss & Co is “accelerating sustainable growth” and is expanding aggressively in the East Asia Pacific (EAP) region. Its strategy will see it “reinvent, refresh” and open new stores at more than 100 locations.
The Italian label is entering the home interiors segment with an ambitious project featuring a home accessories and linen line designed internally, and a furniture line licensed to the Luxury Living Group.