Bravissimo is seeking a suitable store site on the US East Coast with plans to open in 2018. And it also wants to open more London/South UK stores, despite profits taking a hit from its expansion spend.
Jewelry veteran Shelley Gibbs Sanders launched her new brand The Last Line on Friday, utilizing the online, direct-to-consumer model increasingly popular among brands looking to avoid the pitfalls of physical stores.
American designer brand Thom Browne has recently opened the doors of its London flagship store in Mayfair. Designed by architect Flavio Albanese, the store spreads over 1,500 sq ft of space across two levels
The first British location for the H&M-owned store is set to open its doors on the 18 August. The opening is the beginning of Weekday's British expansion, with another store planned for autumn/ winter 2017.
Arcadia and retail technology company Rent Ant have developed a customer-facing online ordering application that has been rolled out in more than 1400 stores to bring all the benefits of digital to the physical space.
Tourist spending in the UK reached £643m last month with a £2.4bn bonanza expected for the summer overall as tourists flock to fashion and luxury stores across the country, according to payments firm Worldpay.