While digital fashion retailers tend to shy away from the physical, that's not the case for Forever Unique. The UK online womenswear retailer is to open its first bricks & mortar store in Manchester’s Trafford Centre.
In 2020, in the midst of a health crisis, beauty and wellness brand Rituals will have inaugurated a 1,500 square metre flagship store and around 40 other stores. This strategy has enabled it to maintain modest growth.
As more and more people travel by train, retail at railway stations is growing and this week, the UK's Network Rail said that it has seen a 4.48% growth in sales at Britain's biggest and busiest stations.
Major retail landlord Landsec announced a raft of new signings from 17 brands covering 63,000 sq ft across its retail portfolio. Brands who have signed for space include Polo Ralph Lauren, H&M, Diesel, and Armani.
Kurt Geiger is to open its first full-line store in Ireland at Dundrum Town Centre. It already has a boutique in Ireland’s key outlet mall Kildare Village, but the latest announcement marks another major step forward.