Gardens are the new black and now Selfridges has launched garden centres at several stores. They’re not just any old garden centres as it’s bringing a Selfridges-style and fashion-focused twist to the category.
It’s being billed as a £10 million ‘trailblazer’. Sports Direct is reopening its flagship store on London’s Oxford Street following a major refurbishment with a “modern, innovative, and sleek new look".
An ambitious plan to transform Oxford Circus into pedestrian-friendly piazzas has been announced with an international design competition kicking off to decide just how the key shopping area will look for decades ahead.
As they work to drive shopper traffic back to London’s West End, the New West End Company, local authority Westminster City Council and landlord Crown Estate have announced the launch of a pop-up programme.
As Fenwick prepares to reopen, its CEO has predicted “ a good opening, but a slow recovery as well”. Yet overall, he’s confident it's on the right track and can do well in the changed retail world of the future.