UK high street sales slid again in February and not even Valentine’s Day could rescue them. That’s the conclusion of the new high street sales tracker from BDO, which also showed low interest in fashion last month.
The RealReal has launched its first physical men's shop in its Soho flagship. The store will offer sneakers, streetwear and men's watches. It will be staffed by menswear experts and also offer consignment services.
The 60 store closures that New Look is planning to keep it from going under may not be enough to achieve that aim, analysts said this week, adding that the closures underline the weakness of its menswear strategy.
Chinese retailers are cashing in on International Women's Day, offering coupons and discounts on sportswear, cosmetics and healthcare to get women to spend more, dubbing the day "Queens' Day" and "Goddesses' Day".
Target Corp said on Tuesday it expects profit margins to stabilize in the year ahead even as they are pressured by investments in store and online operations, sending its shares down more 4 percent in afternoon trading.
New beauty tech platform bgX has launched a partnership with Uber which starts with London (assuming Uber’s ban there will be overturned), Paris and Dubai, “connecting professional hair salons to their communities.”
Barneys New York is driving innovation in visual merchandising with the launch of a new virtual reality experience. Mantle is a VR-powered runway show combining dance with fashion viewable both in store and online.