Amazon.com Inc will open its checkout-free grocery store to the public on Monday after more than a year of testing, the company said, moving forward on an experiment that could dramatically alter brick-and-mortar retail.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at Washington DC's Dulles International Airport seized 400 pairs of fake Air Jordan sneakers. If authentic, the sneakers would have had a street value of approximately $55,000.
Egyptian jeweller Azza Fahmy is to launch in the UK with the brand having just signed up to a store in luxury shopping-location-cum-tourist-destination Burlington Arcade as London remains a key focus for high-end brands.
The booming pre-owned premium watch market, powered by websites like the RealReal, has lured its first official big brand, with Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet announcing it would launch a 2nd-hand business this year.
Uniqlo has just announced that it will this year open in giant rival H&M’s backyard with a debut in Sweden. It will actually be its first entry in the Nordics region and will start with a store in key market Stockholm.
Swedish fashion e-tailer NA-KD is planning to boost its global expansion after a funding round saw it raising $45 million. This will now be used to help it grow in the UK, US and major European markets
Japan's highest grossing second-hand fashion clothing and accessories resale store, 2nd Street USA, has opened its first US location on Melrose in Los Angeles. This is the first location for the brand outside of Japan.
UK consumers who shop online already are becoming more online-focused than ever and are increasing the amounts they buy via webstores, a new report shows and more than half of women buy clothes online.
House of Fraser faced the same challenges endured by much of UK retail over the six-week Christmas period with a slow performance in stores, although margins improved. But unlike some, its web sales also proved weak.