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New official figures show UK tourist visits still well behind 2019
The Office for National Statistics International Passenger Survey has shown that tourist visitors to the UK are well below 2019 levels with the New West End Co directly blaming the abolition of tax-free tourist shopping.
UK shop price inflation strikes new record high: BRC
British shop price inflation picked up this month to reach its highest rate since industry records began in 2005, although growth in food prices cooled slightly, a survey showed on Tuesday.
Mango opens in Westfield, will boost UK presence with 13 new stores in 2023
Mango opened a new UK store late last week — in London's Westfield Stratford City — and its debut in one of the largest shopping centres in the UK came as it also revealed that it will see many more openings in 2023.
Joe Browns launches 'third season' drop for first time
Joe Browns has launched a high summer Ibiza Sunset collection with the ‘drop’ becoming a first for the fashion retailer.
Deichmann opens at Salisbury's Old George Mall
Deichmann is continuing to grow its UK physical store portfolio featuring its all-new retail concept. This time Europe’s largest shoe retailer has opened at Old George Mall, the premier shopping destination in Salisbury.
Manchester City is latest arrival at Arndale
English Premier League champions Manchester City has just opened a store at the Manchester Arndale mall, moving into the former Pink unit.
Lemaire showcases artist Noviadi Angkasapura in its flagship boutique in Paris
The independent French fashion house Lemaire has returned to its boutique at 1 Rue Elzévir in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris to host its first Parisian exhibition dedicated to Indonesian artist Noviadi Angkasapura.
New data shows end of UK VAT-free shopping again boosts Europe
The UK government has been asking for evidence that the end of the VAT-three shopping perk for tourists is hurting British retail and payment software specialist Planet came up with some of that again on Friday.
ASOS reveals new £75 million financing success, Bestseller owner participates
ASOS has announced it has raised £75 million in cash from shareholders as the struggling online retail giant seeks to strengthen its finances.
Poland's Allegro sees Q2 profit growth slowing
Poland's biggest e-commerce firm Allegro forecast slower growth at home in the second quarter as it braced for a slowdown in spending by inflation-squeezed shoppers.
Lacoste brings vibrancy to Ibiza with the return of its summer pop-up store
The pop-up store offers a carefully curated selection of summer clothing for men, women and children along with personalised services and a terrace for customers to enjoy.
Daniel Wellington unveils handbag line amid major strategic shift
Amid the splendor of the Ritz in Paris, Daniel Wellington unveiled its debut handbag line, the latest new development amid a major strategic shift for the Swedish watchmaker.
M&S to press ahead with self-service till rollout
M&S is on a mission to cut costs by more than £400 million over the next five years, and among a raft of store initiatives is a plan to roll out hundreds more self-service tills.
Nap Dress label Hill House Home launches in UK
American label Hill House Home — known for Nap Dresses — has opened its first international warehouse and a UK webstore as it aims to capitalise on the US dress trend that it sparked outside of its original market.
Uniqlo denies Russia exit plan, says no change to current suspension
Recent press reports that Japanese retail giant Fast Retailing is pulling its Uniqlo chain out of Russia entirely and selling up may have been wide of the mark.
Target removing some LGBTQ merchandise following customer backlash
Target, which rolled out its Pride Collection at the start of May, is pulling some products from stores after facing customer backlash, a company spokesperson told Reuters on Tuesday.