While the Christmas shopping season is generally acknowledged to have been a weak one for UK stores, it hasn’t been quite as bad as some expected and sector stars like Selfridges managed to turn it into a triumph.
The e-commerce platform has announced that it has raised $15 million in funding, funds that the pure player plans to use to capitalize on the experience it has gained through its first brick-and-mortar locations.
A new survey by Condé Nast's Brides found over half of those polled bought their dress at a bridal salon, while the percentage of brides who purchased their looks at a ready-to-wear or specialty store doubled from 2017.
According to a survey by real estate research firm Reis, vacancy rates at regional and super-regional malls clocked in at 9 percent in the fourth quarter of the year, dropping from a seven-year high of 9.1 percent.
Eyewear company Safilo has renewed its global licensing agreement for the exclusive design, manufacturing and worldwide distribution of ophthalmic and sunglass collections for the Tommy Hilfiger brand through 2025.
London Designer Outlet had a strong Christmas period, illustrating the strength of the outlet model, despite the weak UK retail economy, and also underlining the growing appeal of Wembley as a shopping destination
Hong Kong’s retail sales in November posted the slowest growth in 17 months, data showed on Thursday, with consumer sentiment increasingly cautious amid U.S.-China trade tensions and volatile financial markets.