London -The re-opening of retailers across the UK will be a welcome sign for the economy, but shoppers may be hesitant to return. From mid-June non-essential stores will reopen, but with online shopping booming during lockdown, and newly imposed health and safety regulations changing operations, some […]

Target has become the first mass retailer to integrate mobile checkout through Instagram. According to a company blog post, Target's tech team has created a solution that allows customers to purchase products displayed by the Target and TargetStyle accounts directly through Instagram. Any post that […]

London Design Club, the retail disrupter championing independent designers, has launched a shoppable window on South Molton Street in London as it looks to bridge the gap between the physical and digital with the use of QR codes. The “Phygital” store is the London Design Club’s latest innovation in […]

The clothing resale market is thriving, despite the economic shift caused by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to ThredUp. Natalie Tomlin, a spokesperson for the popular resale platform, told FashionUnited that, “while resale isn’t immune to these downturns, we’ve seen before that when […]

Custom apparel company Indochino is beginning to reopen their showrooms in accordance with local guidelines. The brand's unique showroom model is ideally positioned to offer a safe and positive experience for customers as they return to physical stores. Indochino operates an intimate retail environment […]

Has the pandemic spurned the end of experiential retailing? To go shopping means waiting in tedious queues due to the limits of in-store visitors and having your temperature checked once inside (see Apple). Floors marked with yellow and black sticker tape remind us we must keep our distance from others. […]

L Brands is planning to close around a quarter of the Victoria’s Secret stores across the US and Canada in the coming months. The company said it plans to close 250 stores and might close more in the coming years. In an earnings call on Thursday, chief financial officer Stuart Burgdoerfer said it was […]

As countries around the world begin easing their lockdown measures, many stores are able to reopen again. Lululemon and TJX join the list of companies that have announced their phased plan of renewed in-store services, with a focus placed on safety measures. Lululemon After closing the majority of its […]

Diesel has launched Moon, an omni-channel operating model designed to significantly upgrade the company's digital operations and make e-commerce more seamless. As e-commerce becomes more vital to companies' businesses in a post-lockdown world where customers are still hesitant to return to shopping […]

Sergio Rossi has done what many might consider unthinkable. The brand has opened a pop-up shop in Milan, just as Italy has begun lifting lockdown restrictions. While most companies are scaling back on their retail presences, Sergio Rossi dared to take a gamble on how a 12 month pop-up will fare now […]

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