Gentle Monster this weekend opened its second US store in Los Angeles at 816 South Broadway in Downtown LA. The new store is the eyewear label’s 15th global retail location and its first store in the western US.
Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) has released its 2017 Holiday Outlook which reinforces the need for strong experiential marketing and contains good news for retailers, revealing Gen Z shoppers will be in store this year.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has warned of significant inflation ahead due to Brexit uncertainty affecting workers from EU countries. And it has also said there could be major staffing problems on the horizon.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday it was launching a process to speed up returns of items bought on its website, in time for the busy holiday season, as it looks to compete better with e-commerce giant Amazon.com .
German sport fashion retailer and buying group Sport 2000 International is linking up with Spanish retailer Base Group in a deal that will mean pooling procurement capacities and launching joint marketing campaigns.
UK consumer spending dropped last month with physical stores suffering while e-tail rose. The fashion sector suffered more than most, despite new-in autumn lines, but jewellery, hair and beauty were more buoyant.