The UK gift card market is continuing to grow and support the UK retail market, despite the challenging retail conditions, according to the latest industry report from the UK Gift Card & Voucher Association (UKGCVA).
The 160,100 sq ft store will be almost four times the size of the retailer’s existing store in Birmingham, and feature a beauty studio for nails, make-up, hair and lashes, a barber shop and three dining experiences.
Gap Inc. has announced that it is splitting into two separate publicly traded companies as it aims to turn around its namesake brand with the help of a revitalized marketing strategy and widespread store closures.
France’s Carrefour raised its savings goal and said it would step up plans to downsize its hypermarket stores, as Europe’s largest retailer delivered cost cuts of 1.05 billion euros in 2018 and a higher free cash flow.
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.