The latest study by Rethink, 85 percent of brands participating in shopping center loyalty programs have intensified their participation during confinement. According to Rethink, an agency specialized in loyalty and digital transformation for shopping centers and retail chains, retailers have turned […]

Germany experienced a record year in 2019 in terms of e-commerce, with multichannel retailers recording a particularly substantial increase in sales. As the fifth-largest e-commerce market in the world and the second-largest in Europe, Germany is attractive for foreign players. However, the German market […]

For Thanksgiving 2020, Target will be closing its doors for the first time, ending a decade long tradition of opening for early Black Friday doorbusters. Target follows in the footsteps of its competitor, Walmart, who also said they will not be opening on Thanksgiving this year, ending a tradition for […]

Neiman Marcus will not reopen the doors to its New York City flagship in Hudson Yards. The luxury retailer opened the location, its first in the city, last year with the much anticipated, grand opening of the shopping destination. The retailer filed for bankruptcy this past spring, as it faces the same […]

Forecasts by global investment group Goldman Sachs show e-commerce will expand by 19 percent over the next three years, an increase of 3 percent comparison to a previous forecast of 16 percent. The company said the growth of online shopping is fuelled by the U.S., Brazil, Western Europe and APAC according […]

Landsec, joint owners of St David’s shopping centre in Cardiff, has launched a new initiative ‘Made in Wales’ aimed at supporting local retail businesses and entrepreneurs. The campaign has been designed to provide a local retail brand with a pop-up retail space for six months from October, including […]

VF Corporation has announced it will open its first multi-brand store this autumn in Milan, with the company saying it will act as a “template” for other similar stores in the future. The 22,000-square-foot space is located in a historic building at 11 Orefici Street in Italy's fashion capital and will […]

The UK’s retail sales in June returned to around the same levels they were before the Covid-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the industry. The volume of retail sales in June increased by 13.9 percent compared to May as shoppers cautiously returned to the high street. The increase in sales over May and June […]

“Let high street shops die” is not a phrase many retailers will be happy to entertain, but that is precisely what think tank Social Market Foundation (SMF) is suggesting. In its place new homes should be built. The foundation argues the high street shopping units left empty by the collapse of retail […]

Neiman Marcus is offering its shoppers new ways to access customer services. The luxury retailer has launched a new digital hub called "Your Neiman's," which will allow customers access to personalized services and experiences including in-store appointments, curbside pickup, virtual events and video […]




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