On Saturday October 1, the French Footwear Federation will inaugurate its first 'French Edit' pop-up store at Chelsea Market in New York. Six shoe brands will present their collections to the public during 4 weeks.
It’s being hailed a “first-of-its-kind partnership”. Puma has partnered with Secret Sales to sell its products on the fashion marketplace, “gaining new customers and maintaining brand equity”, the sportswear giant said.
UK pre-loved baby & kids luxury platform Kidswear Collective has launched at Selfridges’ Birmingham and Trafford stores. It follows the success of a three-month pop-up store trial in the retailer's London flagship.
The UK retail euphoria around news that VAT-free shopping for tourists is returning and will include EU visitors has been tempered by suggestions it won’t happen until 2024. But retail is pushing for an earlier date.
The Christmas season should usually be the busiest period of the year for physical retailers — especially now, after several years affected by Covid. But this year might not be the bonanza stores hope for.
Pop-up stores are essential for small and fledging fashion brands to gain mainstream exposure. And none more than the temporary showroom on London’s Regent Street spotlighting Fashion Minority Alliance's brands.
Retail sales volumes fell at a “considerable rate” in September after posting strong growth in August. What’s more the decline in sales is expected to continue next month, albeit at a slower pace, according to the CBI.
Bestseller has re-opened its revamped showroom in London’s Shoreditch to support the Danish fashion giant’s bid to accelerate digital sales growth. The expanded showroom is described as a “stylish high-tech fashion hub”.
It’s not that long ago that Made.com seemed to be on a roll with the firm acquiring Trouva in the spring, a move that boosted Made’s presence in interiors but also gave it a foothold in the fashion sector.
In what has been called a ‘mini budget’, the UK government on Friday not only said that it would bring back VAT-free shopping for tourists to Britain but that it would be a better system than the one abolished in 2021.