Ascena Retail Group's Dressbarn brand will commence its liquidation process this week. The company announced in May that it decided to wind down the brand's operations to focus on other, more profitable labels. There are currently 544 Dressbarn stores in operation across the U.S. Store-closing sales […]

John Lewis Partnership is providing access to its click and collect distribution network to third party retailers as part of a pilot. The trial will kick off with British fashion retailer Boden, allowing its customers to use the John Lewis & Partners click and collect service to pick up their parcels […]

After opening its own office in Beijing in July, German online shoe retailer has launched its own online shop in China under and has strengthened its Chinese team accordingly. In addition, the retailer for designer and brand products is forging close cooperation […]

Continuing to grow its U.S. retail presence, Primark has signed on to open a new 34,200-square-foot store in Philadelphia. Located at the corner of 11th and Market Streets, the Philadelphia Primark will be in the city's Fashion District, close by to stores including H&M, Forever 21, Ulta Beauty, Century […]

Burberry has become the first fashion house to take over the concept space of Nordstrom’s recently opened New York flagship on 57th Street. The British fashion label has set up a bespoke immersive installation spanning five rooms, open until the end of December. The space includes an immersive room […]

Menswear brand Untuckit has announced expansion into the UK market. The North American brand will open two locations in London next month, along with the launch of a UK e-commerce site and Manchester fulfillment center. The new London stores will join a roster of 75 physical retail locations that Untuckit […]

IN PICTURES H&M has opened the doors of its first ‘hyper-local’ flagship in Berlin’s creative Mitte district as the Swedish fast-fashion giant experiments with becoming “more personal and locally relevant.” The 300-square-metre store is one of H&M's smallest and offers curated womenswear, selected external […]

H&M is launching its first clothing rental service at its newly refurbished Sergels Torg store in Stockholm, Sweden. Members of H&M’s loyalty programme will be able to rent selected party dresses and skirts from its 2012-2019 Conscious Exclusives collection - the sustainable arm of the Swedish fast-fashion […]

A desire to buy the latest handbag every season is no longer a priority for shoppers. In the US the handbag business has fallen by 20 percent over the first eight months in 2019 compared to 2016, according to research data analytics firm NPD Group. This is no coincidence as the status IT bag no longer […]

In view of the impending Brexit, British brands and retailers have two options: either bury their heads in the sand and hide or meet it head on, confidently. Ethical fashion brand Komodo has decided to do the latter and will open its first European flagship store in Hamburg, Germany at the end of the […]

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