Pradera Lateral is the surprise choice to manage the Trafford Centre. Its appointment follows a “competitive” tender process, with little-known Pradera beating industry giant Westfield to oversee the Manchester mall.
A growing number of fashion brands and retailers are switching from traditional clearance channels to its premium e-commerce marketplace for fashion and beauty, Secret Sales claims after its first year in business.
Independent lifestyle brand Oliver Bonas is to open its first store in Essex, with the 78-store retailer securing a 1,788 square foot regional flagship at Aquila Holdings-owned and operated Bond Street mall in Chelmsford.
Natura & Co, the Brazil-based owner of The Body Shop, Avon and Aesop, said it saw another quarter of double-digit revenue growth in Q1, easily beating the wider global Cosmetics, Fragrance, and Toiletries market.
John Lewis unveils its revamped Edinburgh store on Friday after a major refurbishment. The focus is on making the store a must-visit destination, with experiences and expertise that can’t be replicated online.
The last year has been a bruising one for many and Burberry’s results for FY21 have illustrated that perfectly, But they also show how it has learned to navigate the pandemic and is bouncing back strongly.
Central London footfall may still be well down on pre-Covid levels, but an uptick is expected this summer with a new study suggesting consumers are keen to get back to the UK’s premier shopping district.
UK consumers may have rushed back to physical stores last month, but the reopening of non-essential shops in Britain didn't appear to send online spending's trajectory into reverse, despite speculation that it would.
After a year in which weddings were cancelled across Britain, they're back on the agenda, so with supreme good timing, Selfridges has just been granted a licence to host the ceremonies and receptions.
Be warned, consumer sustainability issues may be more important than you think. Over half of people in the UK (56%) are less likely to buy from organisations with a weak sustainability record, according to a new survey.
UK retail may be open for business again, but some smaller traders are far from happy at the speed of the revival, with campaign group Save The Street calling for government help to stimulate local spending.
As Debenhams exits the high street, many of its former stores are being converted to non-retail uses. But there appears to be an opportunity opening up for the return of smaller department store operators.