Zalando is expanding its 'Connected Retail' programme to Poland, Sweden and Spain from 1 July with a commission-free offer. Launched in 2016, the programme allows brick-and-mortar stores to sell through Zalando’s platform and provides them with online content, payment services, customer care, dedicated […]

Europe's fastest-growing owner-operator of premium fashion outlet destinations, VIA Outlets has reported that brand sales and footfall figures are “encouraging” as its European portfolio reopens following the coronavirus pandemic. As of today, June 15, all eleven of VIA Outlets’ centres are open for […]

Three hundred and fifteen J.Crew and Madewell locations are currently open and operating in the U.S., after the company announced the re-openings of 171 locations today. The company began a phased reopening strategy of its 500 stores last month, after having closed all locations due to the COVID-19 […]

Kurt Geiger has announced the reopening plan for its stores, following the decision of the British Government to ease Covid-19 lockdown measures. The initial phase will see the reopening of 15 to 25 stores on Monday, June 15. The footwear label has included a list of locations that are ready to offer […]

Pre-pandemic, experiential luxury was one of the biggest growth areas of the luxury sector. ‘Instagrammable moments’ became more highly prized among Millennials and Gen Z consumers than the continued accumulation of product. Despite a hiatus caused by the outbreak, the consumer shift to a ‘less but […]

Fenwick is the latest British department store to announce its store reopening plan in response to the loosening of Covid-19 lockdown measures in the UK. On Monday, June 15, all nine stores will reopen their doors to offer in-store service again. While Fenwick stores in Bracknell, Brent Cross, Canterbury, […]

Spanish sustainable fashion brand Ecoalf has chosen the buzzing district of Shibuya in Tokyo as the location of its first Japan flagship store. Designed by Japanese architect Yohei Sakamaki, the store features a number of natural and recycled materials such as bamboo, stone, sand and wood, and is split […]

Following the British government’s recent announcement to ease Covid-19 lockdown measures and allow non-essential businesses to reopen, Dune London joins the list of retailers that will reopen its stores on June 15. The footwear retailer’s renewed in-store service will include precautionary measures, […]

London - Ahead of June 15, when non-essential retailers are allowed to reopen in England as the coronavirus lockdown begins to ease, auditing firm EY has found that 80 percent of shoppers would not feel comfortable trying on clothes in store. EY’s Future Consumer Index reveals that consumers remain […]

Retailers are seeing more and more the benefits of consumer loyalty program, and Klarna has just become the first buy-now-pay-later service to launch such a program. Called Vibe, Klarna's loyalty program is aimed to evolve the shopping experience to offer more convenience and value. Vibe is a no-fee […]

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