With the UK off limits due to many nations due to the pandemic, the next London Fashion Week takes place under tricky conditions, however the British Fashion Council has pulled plenty of action into the season.
Swiss travel retail giant Dufry AG on Wednesday launched a restructuring programme designed to cut its staff costs as it works to protect its business following the effects of the coronavirus outbreak globally.
More big-name brands are launching pop-up stores with a micro-focus on fragrance. It's the latest attempt by firms to boost brand immersion, instore customer experience and lift sales for new and bestselling products.
The are few greater fashion success stories than Value Retail and newly-expanded Bicester Village is its crowning glory. The luxury outlet in Oxfordshire is probably the highest performing shopping destination anywhere.
High-end handbag brand Kate Spade New York has taken a deep dive into UK travel retail with an opening at Britain’s (and one of the world’s) largest airports, Heathrow. The brand has opened a Terminal 5 pop-up.
British fashion retailer Jack Wills continues its push into the popular athleisure market with the launch of its first sportswear collection for men, complementing the women’s range launched in January.