Tax-free shopping specialist Global Blue is opening its first VIP Globe Shopper Lounge on Albemarle Street in Mayfair, underlining the importance of London's West End to the luxury industry and the tourist sector.
Hugo Boss has opened the first Hugo standalone store in the UK with a debut at Westfield London, which, since its recent £600m extension opened this spring, has taken over from Bluewater as Europe's biggest mall.
The remoulding of London's Seven Dials area is continuing with its dominant landlord, Shaftesbury, announcing another new tenant as NYC-based lifestyle brand Away, opens its first permanent international store.
Selfridges has been busy this month upping its luxury credentials at its key department store in Birmingham, and also unveiling the last phase of its accessories project in its London store with a new eyewear space.
Passing over previous model muses like Gigi Hadid, Joan Smalls, and Jourdan Dunn, Brandon Maxwell stands out from the crowd this season with a campaign for his new ready-to-wear collection that stars his grandmother.
Nordstrom Inc saw its shares soar as much as 14 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday, after reporting better-than-expected quarterly same-store sales growth, as more people shopped at its online stores.
Fendi has recruited four renowned top models -- Adwoa Aboah, Abbey Lee, and Gigi and Bella Hadid -- for its 2018-2019 fall-winter campaign, which highlights the Italian fashion house's knowhow and brand DNA.
The publicity around the untimely death of designer Kate Spade drew shoppers back to the handbag brand this summer, driving a 31 percent jump in fourth-quarter sales for its new owner Tapestry on Tuesday.
The purchase by Sports Direct of department store group House of Fraser drew a cautious response from analysts on Monday, with some saying the deal could backfire on Mike Ashley, the sportswear retailer's founder.