Flannels is continuing to grow its store portfolio. The Frasers Group-owned high-end fashion brand has signed a 15-year lease to open a flagship store at the Liberty Shopping Centre in Romford, Essex.
JD Sports continues to focus on new stores and CBRE Investment Management has signed it up to a new, upsized flagship store at “Colchester’s premier shopping destination", Lion Walk. It will open this month.
Many fast-fashion retailers are still getting plus-size clothing wrong, according to money-saving website WeThrift, which has launched an ‘Inclusive Index’, listing the most plus-size inclusive fashion brands available.
Be warned. A hefty 60% of shoppers say that a poor experience on any retail channel will make them less likely to shop again with a brand, according to research from buy-now-pay-later financier Klarna.
With much of UK retail fighting back financially after the pandemic, pop-up stores can play an important role in helping brands present an affordable physical voice while allowing property owners to fill vacant spaces.
Dutch fashion brand Scotch & Soda on Monday announced an “acceleration of its growth strategy”. This includes the opening of 15 new physical stores and seven new concessions by year-end around the world.
The couture house owned by Diego Della Valle is launching its first store outside of its "Salons Boutique" on Paris' Place Vendôme. The new location will open in New York's Bergdorf Goodman on October 12.