Has the devastation of the UK high street made a dent at the value and older end of the fashion market? Bonmarché gave us some clues on Monday when it issued first-half results and it seems to be making progress.
Mash Holdings has announced that it will enter North America with its first overseas subsidiary outside of Asia, Mash USA Inc. It will open New York flagships for womenswear label Snidel and roomwear brand Gelato Pique.
Grand Seiko has gained independence from its parent company Seiko and opened its first global boutique in Beverly Hills. The Grand Seiko boutique will offer the brand's full international luxury assortment.
Outlet centre giant McArthurGlen saw sales rising fast in the last year as tourists from outside of Europe and price-conscious locals bought into its offer while higher-end new brands signed up to its malls
London’s West End has continued to see major brand investment this year despite the volatile UK economy and shaky footfall in the Greater London area generally. 2017 store debuts have already beaten last year's total.