The easing of Plan B Covid restrictions in England over the past week has seen consumers returning to London’s West End, which is home to the flagship stores of many of the fashion sector’s biggest retail names.
Positive effects linked to the end of the government’s Plan B Covid restrictions and the beginning of “the great return” of shoppers to UK high streets haven’t fully kicked in, according to Springboard on Thursday.
There’s growth and then there’s Secret Sales growth. The premium e-commerce fashion and lifestyle retailer said it has signed 75 new contracts with multi-brand retail groups and standalone brands in the last 12 months.
The London Stock Exchange has missed out some high-profile IPOs in recent periods and with Klarna planning to list its shares, the British government has launched a charm offensive to try to get it to list in London.
London’s West End is to get a major financial boost. The capital’s key retail and entertainment hub is to receive £190 million in Westminster Council funding to revitalise the area during its post-pandemic recovery.
Attracting customers to your website is one thing, keeping them is another. If you didn’t realise it already, UK e-commerce businesses need to work harder to prevent consumers switching brands, new research claims.
The Chinese luxury brand presents an exclusive collaboration with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs which includes three items celebrating the year of the tiger and a window display designed by three École Camondo students.
Luxury department store retailer Harvey Nichols has relaunched its Rewards loyalty programme. The updated scheme will “instantly” reward customers with a range of personalised benefits and an elevated cash-back offer.