JD Sports is possibly on the acquisition trail again with a report claiming that it's in talks to buy online fashion retailer Missguided. Neither company has commented however, so it remains unconfirmed for now.
The revitalisation of Croydon in Southeast London is nowhere near to completion as the pandemic has seen the major parties involved (URW and Hammerson) abandoning big plans to redevelop the Centrale & Whitgift Centre.
Unibail Rodamco Westfield has reported H1 results and continued to see “significant Covid-19-related disruption” in the first six months. But it also highlighted its ongoing “resilience in tough operating conditions”.
The Westfield name is going to be much better known in Europe from September with malls giant Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) set to rebrand six of its locations in four markets on the continent as Westfield only.
Reiss is deepening its commitment to physical stores and this week opened a new location in London’s St Pancras. It’s the brand’s fourth opening this year and comes at a time when many brands are shutting stores.
Global mall giant Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) wants to become a more customer-focused organisation. So the Wesfield owner has appointed Caroline Puechoultres as its new chief customer officer, effective immediately.
Pradera Lateral is the surprise choice to manage the Trafford Centre. Its appointment follows a “competitive” tender process, with little-known Pradera beating industry giant Westfield to oversee the Manchester mall.