Perfume house Bond No. 9 is opening an ultra-luxurious, by-appointment-only boutique at Harrods’ Salon de Parfums. The store will offer a range of bespoke services such as fragrance tastings and happy hours.
Amazon is reporting that Cyber Monday this year was the the single biggest shopping day in the company's history, with 30% growth over last year. Small businesses alone sold nearly 140 million items globally that day.
Selfridges had unveiled the second phase of its giant accessories hall makeover saying it takes it “one step closer to opening the largest luxury accessories hall in the world”. It has also added a quirky Corner Shop.
Mobile orders surged across Yoox Net-A-Porter’s sites for Cyber Weekend with the firm saying they accounted for two-thirds of sales on Sunday. And total orders peaked at more one per second on Black Friday.
Cyber Monday was on track to become the biggest-ever internet shopping day in the United States as shoppers snapped up bargains on toys and electronics, with many more Americans shopping on their phones.
Shares of retailers such as Macy’s Inc and Wal-Mart were up on Monday following a promising start to the holiday season and ahead of what is expected to be the largest U.S. online shopping day in history.