House of Fraser's London flagship is no longer set for closure, new owner Sports Direct said Tuesday, with the store that had been a surprise casualty on the retailer’s closure list to be "fully operational".
The Seattle-based fashion retailer has announced the appointment of the Tesco veteran as its new chief technology officer, a role in which he will be responsible for evolving the company’s technological capacities.
Tax-free shopping specialist Global Blue is opening its first VIP Globe Shopper Lounge on Albemarle Street in Mayfair, underlining the importance of London's West End to the luxury industry and the tourist sector.
Hugo Boss has opened the first Hugo standalone store in the UK with a debut at Westfield London, which, since its recent £600m extension opened this spring, has taken over from Bluewater as Europe's biggest mall.
The remoulding of London's Seven Dials area is continuing with its dominant landlord, Shaftesbury, announcing another new tenant as NYC-based lifestyle brand Away, opens its first permanent international store.
Selfridges has been busy this month upping its luxury credentials at its key department store in Birmingham, and also unveiling the last phase of its accessories project in its London store with a new eyewear space.