The French luxury label is strictly adhering to sanctions imposed by the European Union against Russia, refusing to sell its products within the country nor to its citizens abroad, arousing their discontent.
Lush is having a trial run at operating a fully automated micro store. The beauty products firm has opened its first vending machine pop-up in London’s Coal Drops Yard, King’s Cross, serving customers 24 hours a day.
Rock music and jewellery are an obvious natural fit for a collaboration. So The Rolling Stones’ fashion and lifestyle brand, RS No.9 Carnaby, and rock jeweller The Great Frog are launching a special tie-up from 8 April.
Fashion eyewear maker/retailer Cubitts has opened a store in Cheapside, in the City of London. It becomes the brand’s 13th UK store. The opening reflects the retail rebound now being seen in the financial district.
Henkel will continue doing business in Russia for the time being, the German consumer goods group's chairperson said on Monday, adding that the company's activities in the country are subject to restrictions.
Valentino SpA said on Monday it has settled litigation with the landlord of its former American flagship on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, which the Italian fashion company abandoned because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The success of its Goodmove brand has prompted M&S to open a pop-up space for the activewear range in London’s Covent Garden. The Slingsby Place store will operate until 23 April showcasing its spring/summer collection.
Premium sportswear specialist Castore has opened a store at Metrocentre Gateshead, adding the second Newcastle United FC store to its city portfolio.The 2,500 sq ft store is located in the upper Red Mall.
Next has opened its first department store-style location with an upsized opening in the Atria centre in Watford. The new store brings together its clothing and homewares offers, plus beauty and Victoria’s Secret.