Euro zone retail sales plunged more than expected in June as prices at factory gates continued to rise, data showed Wednesday, signalling a weakness in consumer demand that could herald a recession in H2.
Shopify Inc on Tuesday announced a partnership with YouTube to allow merchants to sell through the video platform, as it looks to tap into the growing number of content creators launching their own e-commerce stores.
Another month, another new name above the 12 Piccadilly Arcade pop-up store. Design studio TSAU is the latest business to take up the temporary space in an ongoing scheme to give fledgling businesses retail exposure.
Founded in 2010 by brothers Henry and George Graham in London, the fashion marketplace dedicated to international, independent and emerging designers has just opened its third store in West Hollywood, Los Angeles.
Ikea will open for business for a final time in Russia on Tuesday, with customers permitted to buy goods in an online-only fire sale before it winds down its operations in a market to which it hopes one day to return.
Loro Piana has announced the winners of the sixth edition of its international Knit Design Award competition. The winners were students Po-Chieh Chiu and Shanon Poupard from the Institut Français de la Mode, Paris.
Supernaturae, a nature-based artistry and design brand, has become the latest business to occupy 12 Piccadilly Arcade, Westminster Council’s programme to give start-ups a brief showcase under its 12/12 pop-up scheme.