As so-called Freedom day approaches on Monday, there’s still a certain amount of nervousness among retailers in England (and their customers) over the ending of the legal requirement to wear face coverings in-store.
UK jeweller Beaverbrooks is banking on continuing growth at the luxury end of the market. That’s why the family-owned business is expanding its offer in the sector, launching a new high-end brand called Loupe.
Two years after launching its first ecommerce site in the US, luxury watchmaker Omega has expanded its online business by unveiling an online shop in the UK. More countries are expected to be added in the near future.
The German jewellery brand has announced a new managing director for its UK business, and appointed a new head of wholesale after luxury brand Tag Heuer poached Nick Callegari for a commercial director role.
River Island is planning to open a number of new flagship stores this year and it’s starting with a major upsize at Landsec’s White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds that will feature an in-store DJ and other experiences.