Red carpet events may have been thin on the ground in the past 18 months, but they still have the power to influence consumer fashion choices. And two high-profile red carpets have shown that in the past few few days.
U.S. shoppers headed to stores over the Thanksgiving weekend fell 3.5%, the NRF said on Tuesday, as fewer holiday promotions and tight supplies took the shine off some of the biggest shopping days of the year.
The New York eyewear brand has moved its head office to 94 Orchard Street, in Manhattan's Lower East Side, also home to a flagship store and optician's lab, and is planning another two openings in December.
U.S. retailers are estimated to generate online sales of up to $11.3 bn on Cyber Monday, a decline from a year earlier as fewer discounts and limited choices due to global supply chain disruptions deter shoppers.
It’s being billed as an “exciting new era of Thomas Pink”. Although there has been no official announcement, “English shirting from the heart of London for life in the 21st Century” is back as a pureplay digital store.
It was record-breaking Black Friday trading for Shopify merchants, the global payments processing platform’s sales data shows, with apparel & accessories the top product category both globally and in the UK.
A good week-on-week gain, but still well below pre-pandemic numbers. That was Black Friday (26 November) shopper traffic numbers across the UK. Footfall was 35% higher week-on-week, but still down 23% on two years ago.
London West End footfall in the seven shopping days from 22-28 November inched up 2% week-on-week, and rose 11% over last year's Black Friday, latest figures from the New West End Company (NWEC) showed on Monday.