Shocked by the speed at which Australians buy and throw away cheap garments, retailers are trying to harness an ancient concept -- libraries -- to persuade shoppers to rent instead of purchase clothes.
Superdrug said late on Tuesday that there had been a “possible disclosure” of personal information of some of their Superdrug.com customers, which could include names, addresses, dates of birth and telephone numbers.
As it launches a range of new app functions, the Oregon-based sportswear brand is experimenting with mobile integration in store, allowing customers to request sneakers to try on by scanning them with the Nike app.
The retail market of Rotterdam is flourishing. Store vacancies in the Netherlands’ second-largest city have decreased from 9.3% to 6.3% in three years, according to research from Colliers International.
Sales at John Lewis partnership in the latest week edged up by less than 1% to just under £205 million. But the John Lewis department store chain did much better with a 3.9% increase in the seven days to August 18.
House of Fraser's London flagship is no longer set for closure, new owner Sports Direct said Tuesday, with the store that had been a surprise casualty on the retailer’s closure list to be "fully operational".
H&M’s sales growth has stalled in recent periods, and the company is looking to re-ignite that growth, which makes the launch of its latest Studio collections and new store opening more important than ever.
River Island is launching its first homeware range, divided into three key trends, this autumn. Titled RI Home, the collection will include soft furnishings, decor accessories and furniture, and storage options.
Tax-free shopping specialist Global Blue is opening its first VIP Globe Shopper Lounge on Albemarle Street in Mayfair, underlining the importance of London's West End to the luxury industry and the tourist sector.
Hugo Boss has opened the first Hugo standalone store in the UK with a debut at Westfield London, which, since its recent £600m extension opened this spring, has taken over from Bluewater as Europe's biggest mall.