July 2014 News Archive

30 Jul 2014

Goat announces first ever store

Luxury fashion brand Goat has chosen the location of its first ever physical store. The brand has announced plans to launch on London's Conduit Street.

Goat was founded more than a...

28 Jul 2014

June sees huge rise in retail sales

Retail sales volumes saw incredibly strong growth throughout June, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

June recorded a month-on-month increase of 0.1...

22 Jul 2014

Shoppers confidence loosens purse strings on non-essentials

Shoppers are now spending more money on non-essential items, which is excellent news for fashion retailers. According to new research from Deloitte, an increase in consumer confidence is seeing...

22 Jul 2014

Boohoo fires up German site

Boohoo.com has now launched its third foreign language website. The Manchester-based retailer has now launched a German website, following on from the success of its French and Spanish...

17 Jul 2014

Customer satisfaction faces second year of decline

Customers across the UK are not as satisfied with brands and businesses as in previous years. New data from the Institute of Customer service has revealed that satisfaction levels among Brits have...

17 Jul 2014

Hobbs appoints new chief executive

Fashion retailer Hobbs has appointed a new chief executive. Former fashion buying director at John Lewis, Meg Lustman has been awarded the role.

Ms Lustman has over 20 years'...

14 Jul 2014

Jimmy Choo launches innovative virtual showroom

Designer footwear brand Jimmy Choo has launched a new aspect of its retail website to help boost the availability of new collections before they hit stores.

The virtual showroom area of...

11 Jul 2014

Primark successfully buys The Pavilions

Primark has announced that it has successfully bought The Pavilions shopping centre in Birmingham. 

The budget fashion retailer paid out £60 million for the location, which will...