Friday, December 3, 2021
House of Fraser

What does the closure of House of Fraser’s London flagship mean for the UK...

House of Fraser's flagship store on London’s Oxford Street is to permanently close next year after being given notice by its landlord. Since Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley acquired the brand in 2018, House of Fraser has notably struggled.
Clarks has opened a new Originals store in the building where the company was founded almost 200 years ago.

Clarks opens new Originals store in building company was founded in nearly 200 years...

Clarks has opened a new Originals store in the building where the company was founded almost 200 years ago.
House of Fraser

House of Fraser store on London’s Oxford St to permanently close

Frasers Group has announced that the House of Fraser flagship store on London's Oxford Street is set to permanently close.
British Land

British Land to turn empty shopping centres into hubs for same-day delivery firms

British Land has announced plans to convert empty shopping centres and car parks into urban distribution hubs for online shopping and same-day grocery delivery services.
department stores

The evolution of department stores

While some department stores record strong results, others face store closures or restructures. Retail Gazette looks at some of the initiatives department stores have adopted to survive, and whether those struggling in recent years have seen any improvements in 2021 thus far
Poundland

Poundland to open or refresh nearly 50 shops ahead of Christmas

Poundland has announced it will open or refurbish nearly 50 stores across the UK in time for Christmas.
The activewear retailer Fabletics, co-founded by actress Kate Hudson, is opening its first UK store on London’s Regent Street this month.

Fabletics to open its first UK store on London’s Regent Street

The activewear retailer Fabletics, co-founded by actress Kate Hudson, is opening its first UK store on London’s Regent Street this month.
House of Fraser

House of Fraser store on London’s Oxford St set for £100m revamp

House of Fraser's store on London’s Oxford Street will be revamped with £100 million investment after receiving planning permission.
Footwear retailer Aldo UK has reopened its Oxford Street flagship store.

Aldo reopens Oxford Street flagship store

The footwear brand Aldo UK has reopened its Oxford Street flagship store.
Primark

Primark eyes new store openings as profits reach £415m

Primark owner AB Foods has announced it will open more stores after the retailer turned over a profit despite Covid disruptions.

Feature Resource

Are you delivering experiences that shoppers actually want?

We've compiled four different showcase experiences that have picked up momentum recently, especially during the pandemic when consumers have been looking for new ways...