A list of stores that troubled fashion retailer New Look is said to be planning to close is circulating and it looks like Scotland and Wales will see the biggest impact but London flagships could also go.
Stradivarius will add to its international portfolio with the opening of a new store in London this spring. The new store will open at Westfield White City, joining other Inditex brands including Bershka and Zara.
Selfridges had already told us that its Boxing Day clearance sale business was buoyant and at the weekend it said the Christmas season as a whole was better than ever with rising footfall and strong full-price sales.
The importance of Selfridges as a shopping destination, and London as a focus for global shoppers, has been underlined as Decorté says it will debut key products through the store before its core Asian market.
UK sustainable luxury brand Bottletop has opened on Regent Street as the street continues its rise as a destination for debut/flagship stores. And the new store is a blend of art, technology and ultra-sustainability.
Selfridges had unveiled the second phase of its giant accessories hall makeover saying it takes it “one step closer to opening the largest luxury accessories hall in the world”. It has also added a quirky Corner Shop.