The move to using plant-based Materials in place of leather by high-end labels is accelerating and the latest to join an expanding group of brands doing so is Mr P. That’s the in-house brand of the Mr Porter e-store.
As fashion rental services go this is claiming to be a UK first. US-based B2B rental tech platform CaaStle is expanding overseas to power a subscription rental service with UK menswear retailer Moss Bros from 20 April.
Real estate firm British Land Co said on Wednesday it was exploring further opportunities to buy retail parks and looking to invest more in its urban logistics portfolio following a surge in online shopping.
The pandemic has forced luxury goods companies to use social media, video and virtual showrooms to woo their wealthy customers in Europe when tourists, especially from China, have been absent for more than a year.
We know UK retail parks were more popular venues to visit during lockdowns and British Land said Wednesday it’s “exploring further opportunities” to acquire more high-quality and well-located standalone centres.
Gym+Coffee, is continuing its drive into the UK with the opening of its second retail store outside of Ireland. Following an earlier debut at Westfield London, it’s opening in Manchester's Trafford Centre on April 17.
Online sales continued to grow in the UK during March with a 71.7% year-on-year increase, although given how much of a shock to the system the first lockdown was in March 2020, the strength of the rise was no surprise.
In recent months, environmentally conscious and politically committed members of Gen-Z, who are quite happy with the principle of secondhand, having been buying and selling more and more used goods in the US.