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Fashion Features

London Designers Look on the Bright Side in Coed, Digital Fall Lineup

The city’s talents didn’t let lockdown get in the way of their designs, and delivered upbeat collections with lots of punchy color, “sexy tailoring” and twists on the classics, according to buyers.

clock February 23, 2021Samantha Conti

Agent Provocateur


EXCLUSIVE: Agent Provocateur Makes Basic Sexy

The British-based lingerie brand, known for its sexy underpinnings, is launching a collection of everyday innerwear.

clock February 18, 2021Kellie Ell

Luxury shopping mall SKP-S in Beijing


SKP Beijing Said to Top Global Retail Sales

The Beijing mall is said to have surpassed Harrods as the world’s largest retailer by sales.

clock February 4, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Selfridges, Oxford Street


What Will the Future U.K. High Street Look Like?

Ongoing lockdowns and the removal of tax-free shopping have compromised the future of British retail. But with vaccines comes the hope of a return to in-store experiences, data and retail innovation.

clock January 5, 2021Natalie Theodosi


Government and Trade

A Leap Into the Unknown: Post-Brexit, Britain Goes It Alone

Brexit worries receded amid the panic of COVID-19, and British businesses are now looking forward to 2021 with cautious optimism, and the prospect of free trade with the European Union and the U.S.

clock January 4, 2021Samantha Conti

Solid & Striped pop-up


Swimwear Brand Solid & Striped Opens Pop-up in Florida

Meanwhile, the brand continues to expand with new categories and collaborations.

clock December 3, 2020Kellie Ell

Selfridges debuts 'Once Upon a Christmas' festive campaign


He’s No Grinch: Johnson Reopens Retail, Says Christmas Will Go Ahead

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is lifting England’s national lockdown on Dec. 2, with nonessential retail to reopen and closing times for restaurants and pubs in some regions to be pushed to 11 p.m.

clock November 23, 2020Samantha Conti

Net-a-Porter's fine watches and jewelry campaign


Fine Jewelry Sales Robust Despite Lockdown 2.0, Say Retailers

Stores have been seeing an uptick in jewelry sales throughout the year and are gearing up for a high-traffic festive season.

clock November 23, 2020Natalie Theodosi

Outside the new Printemps de la Beauté.


Printemps to Shut Stores, Cut 428 Jobs in Restructuring Plan

Printemps, which recently named a new ceo, plans to close four department stores and three branches of its urban apparel chain Citadium.

clock November 10, 2020Joelle Diderich



Harrods Posts Modest Gains in Sales, Profits in 2019-20, Pre-COVID-19

The London store has published its 2019-20 numbers, before COVID-19 quarantines and lockdowns took hold, and altered the face of British retail.

clock November 9, 2020Samantha Conti

Pietro Boselli's Petra collection of activewear has landed on the new men's floor at Harrods.


Pietro Boselli Talks Harrods, the Human Body, and COVID-19’s Consequences

Pietro Boselli’s Petra activewear brand is landing at Harrods, one of many projects the Italian-born, London-based polymath has in the pipeline.

clock November 2, 2020Samantha Conti

Harrods Studio at Shanghai Fashion Week

Business Features

Harrods Shares The Residence Shanghai Details, Eyes Further Chinese Cities

Shenzhen, Beijing, and Chengdu are under consideration for the new personal shopper concept, said managing director Michael Ward.

clock October 15, 2020Tiffany Ap

Alfredo Piferi


Luxury Vegan Footwear Label Pīferi Set for Harrods Debut

Pīferi is set to make its debut at Harrods in London, where it will be sold exclusively for the next month.

clock October 15, 2020Katie Abel

KoiBird unveils new 'Eastern Bloc' concept


Reopening for Business: Where to Eat, Drink, Shop During LFW

A local guide for a local fashion week — just don’t forget your mask.

clock September 17, 2020Léana Esch

Harvey Nichols, The Fragrance Room

Government and Trade

U.K. Makes Controversial Decision to Cancel Tax-free Shopping

The move is a body blow for luxury goods retailers and high-end stores that had been looking forward to a boost when international tourists and shoppers finally return to Britain.

clock September 14, 2020Samantha Conti

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