Over the past few years the retail landscape has been evolving at rocket speed with 2020 set to be the definitive year of immersive retailing. The much talked about ‘store of the future’ must, in fact, become reality today. As digital and bricks & mortar strategies merge to co-exist, the retail […]

Apolis, the Los Angeles-based brand known for its customizable, signature Market Bags, has opened a retail location dedicated to its most popular item. With this new move, the company—which first launched as a menswear and accessories brand—shifts away from the clothing category. The new retail location, […]

The Marc Jacobs, the new line from Marc Jacobs International that launched in June this year, has opened its first boutique in Paris’ Le Marais neighbourhood. Located at 30 rue des Archives, The Marc Jacobs store will offer the line’s full range of ready-to-wear, bags, shoes, jewellery and accessories […]

The North Face, the popular outdoor and winter gear apparel brand, will be opening its first store in Russia. The store will open at Russia's Saint Petersburg Galeria Shopping Mall in March 2020. Moscow-based company Inventive Retail Group will be developing this new retail venture for The North Face. […]

Alternative payments solution company Klarna is growing its reach through expanding its roster of retail partners. The buy-now-pay-later service, which already offers its solutions over 190,000 retailers across 17 countries, has announced the Khloe Kardashian-owned inclusive womenswear label Good American […]

Ralph Lauren has signed a lease to open a flagship store at Via della Spiga in Italy. The store will open in 2021. The store will be home to womenswear, menswear, accessories, home goods, and gifts. The former Ralph Lauren flagship store in Milan on Via Montenapoleone closed in 2015 after 11 years. […]

INTERVIEWDespite traditions of celebration and relaxation, the holiday shopping season is one of the busiest times of the year for the retail industry. Last year, holiday spending amounted to 850 billion dollars in the U.S., taking into account figures over a period of just 54 days. Insights from previous […]

Ninety percent of US shoppers are more likely to buy a product if it is visually searchable on smartphones, according to a new report which tracked the way consumers shopped in 2019. In a survey of over 1,000 Americans, global consumer intelligence company ViSenze also found that shoppable content (43 […]

eBay is building its competitive edge in the growing sneaker market. The company announced new incentives to both sneaker sellers and sneaker shoppers to use its online marketplace. Going forward, all sneakers sold for 100 dollars or more through eBay will not be charged any selling fees. For shoppers, […]

British comfort footwear brand Hotter Shoes has announced a new strategy to make decisions based on consumer wants. The company teamed with First Insight, a digital product testing and decision-making platform, to gather consumer-driven predictive analytics to more accurately design, buy and price decisions […]




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