The retail parks sector in Europe continues to grow as consumers increasingly focus on these destinations rather than traditional malls and high streets and as fashion becomes a bigger part of the mix.
Amazon is looking at bringing its futuristic checkout-free store format to airports in an effort to win business from hungry, time-pressed travellers, according to public records and a person familiar with the strategy.
Hong Kong has taken over from New York as the city with the most expensive street as far as retail rents are concerned but Paris and London rents are growing fastest for luxury labels, two new reports show.
Egyptian jeweller Azza Fahmy is to launch in the UK with the brand having just signed up to a store in luxury shopping-location-cum-tourist-destination Burlington Arcade as London remains a key focus for high-end brands.
Isabel Marant will open a 200 m2 store at Amsterdam’s P.C. Hooftstraat in early 2018. It will be the first Dutch branch for the label, which is currently available in the Netherlands via a number of sales outlets.