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A focus on elite in store experience and smaller niche brands will be the leading factors for success in luxury fashion competing in a slowing Chinese market, industry leaders have said.
Whiteley Shopping Centre opens for businessSubscription
Whiteley Shopping Centre, 320,000 sq ft of retail and leisure space, opened in Hampshire yesterday (May 23) kicking off five days of festivities over the bank holiday weekend.
Reiss goes back to basics but at what cost?Subscription
Premium retailer Reiss is moving away from trend-led design to focus on quality for its autumn 13 collection, but will shoppers be willing to pay higher price points for a higher thread count?
More than a fifth of British shops will close down over the next five years, a report published today has claimed.
NWEC's Tyrrell moves to Westminster and CitySubscription
Jace Tyrrell is leaving New West End Company after 10 years to help regenerate parts of Westminster and the City
Jimmy Choo looks to new retail conceptSubscription
Luxury footwear and accessories label Jimmy Choo is planning to overhaul its retail concept worldwide by appointing David Collins Studio to create a new format.
Graduate Fashion Week unveils new app Subscription
The world’s largest fashion graduate showcase is launching an app tomorrow (May 30) ahead of Graduate Fashion Week 2013.
Bleak forecast is ‘crisis’ for fashionSubscription
Further fashion administrations are expected this year, with a bleak outlook for retail exacerbated by the recent drizzly weather and weak consumer spending.
Retail’s hybrid approachSubscription
Described as a ‘crossbreed’ shopping centre, its developers claim Whiteley represents the future of retail.
Sales in the retail sector fell at their fastest rate since January 2012 this month, showing that growth in retail activity has continued to weaken in 2013.