A new deal between Harvey Nichols and tech firm Hero sees the luxury retailer offering a physical stores experience to online shoppers, and in its test phase its has driven conversion rates much, much higher.
The John Lewis department store operation was the star performer at the John Lewis Partnership in the seven days to June 9 as total company sales rose 2.4% to £212.02 million, but the chain rose 4.2%.
France's largest food retailer Carrefour is partnering with Alphabet's Google to make groceries available on the U.S. search engine's dedicated shopping site or through voice-assisted devices, the companies said.
The American beauty company has announced an upcoming flagship for its relaunched cosmetics brand, Covergirl, projecting an interactive experiential concept store slated to open in NYC’s Times Square later this year.
Rihanna has made an impact since launching her Savage X Fenty line last month with reported strong sales and she’s now announced that London will host a pop-up shop, the label’s second after New York.
British eveningwear brand Galvan has chosen New York for its first ever international retail space, where it has replicated the same multifunctional format debuted at its headquarters in Notting Hill, London.
May offered up a mixed picture for UK retail with footfall still down, but the decline slowing. Retail parks were buoyant but shopping centres suffering disproportionately, which is bad news for the fashion sector.
The unexpected death of fashion designer Kate Spade on Tuesday has shoppers rushing to buy her brightly coloured handbags, raising prices of used merchandise several times over, second-hand online retailers said.