Tourist spend in the UK grew strongly last year and surged in December, with a continuing strong rise expected in 2017, according to Global Blue. Shoppers from Greater China, the US and Middle East were key.
After opening its first French boutique in Orléans last October, the L’Oréal makeup brand is set to open the doors to its second location in the country at the Belle Epine shopping centre on the 28th January.
N Brown said its transformation is on track and the figures it gave us for Q3 certainly seem to support that view. The omnichannel retailer, which targets larger sizes and the 50-plus market, saw double-digit growth.