Just a short while after we heard that Uniqlo and Theory will be taking over the former Superdry flagship on Regent Street, London, it has emerged that the label has signed up for a brand new flagship.
Reporting “outstanding growth and strategic progress” is good. Achieving them in a “transformational year” on top of a recent IPO is even better. That’s how In The Style updated the market on Wednesday.
It’s not just about attracting new businesses but also keeping existing ones. So landlord Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has announced three new deals with New Look, Skechers and Kenji to keep the brands at Liverpool One.
Fashion is currently all about embracing a ‘Roaring 20s’ scenario and investing in a Bounce-back Wardrobe’ staples. Also expect an interest in sparkle and rising make-up sales, according to the BFC and Clearpay.
Any brand or retailer still thinking that ethical issues don't matter should look at a new report. The study says that as many as 35% of online shoppers in the UK will only associate with "responsible" brands.
UK consumers are continuing to search for fake luxury brands in large numbers and some have more appeal to label-hungry shoppers than others. In fact, Rolex is the most wanted label for those seeking fakes online.