British shoppers are set to spend 1.3% more on fancy dress and Halloween-themed clothing this year than in 2016, as an increased number of retailers expand their seasonal offering to benefit from the shopping frenzy.
Debenhams profits dropped in the latest year but the big news was around its rebirth plan that includes a new designer signing, in-store gyms, soaring mobile sales, making its Danish chain a Scandi hub and much more.
Retailers in London’s West End are predicted to take over £50 million a day in the six weeks to Christmas but till receipts should rise only 1.5% overall. There will be a tourist boost, but not as large as last year's.
A one-stop shop for all things bridal is set to open in a building close to London’s Oxford Street with entrepreneur George Hammer, the beauty entrepreneur who founded the Urban Retreat brand, launching the new concept.
John Lewis’ latest retail report reveals shopper’s love for millennial pink, mobile shopping, unicorn motifs and unique shopping experiences, while push-up bras and office suits for women have fallen out of fashion.
Kate Moss will help add to the buzz around Decorté’s UK debut in Selfridges during November having been the global face and brand ambassador for the Kosé-owned prestige skincare and make-up brand for the past two years.