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Prada Re-Nylon to make its debut at Selfridges' Corner shop.

Retail

EXCLUSIVE: Prada to Debut Full Re-Nylon Collection at Selfridges’ Corner Shop

Prada’s collection, made from Econyl, will mark the launch of Project Earth, new sustainability initiative, at Selfridges.

clock August 12, 2020Samantha Conti

London retail reopens following the Covid-19 closures.

Retail

Facing ‘Toughest Year in Recent History,’ Selfridges to Cut 450 Jobs

Group MD Anne Pitcher sent a letter to staff on Tuesday outlining the store’s post-pandemic plan, and warning “recovery will be slow.”

clock July 28, 2020Samantha Conti

Waiting to get into the Louis Vuitton store in Chelsea.

Retail

Seeking a Clean, Well-Lighted Place, Post-COVID-19

Retailers, and landlords, in Britain are coming up with all sorts of ways to keep their spaces germ-free, crowd-free and easy to navigate. Their future depends upon it.

clock June 16, 2020Samantha Conti

London retail reopens following the Covid-19 closures.

Retail

Londoners Look for Treats, Bargains as Retail Reopens in British Capital

This was not a day for big-ticket purchases, or investment dressing. As stores reopened after more than two months, Londoners were looking for discounts and deals.

clock June 16, 2020Samantha Conti and Natalie Theodosi and Tianwei Zhang

A customized Rolex watch by Mad Paris

Watches

Luxury Watches Weather the Pandemic With a Little Help From Digital

High-end watch sales may be down, but they’re not out, thanks to flush local customers and brands’ wholehearted embrace of e-commerce.

clock June 1, 2020Samantha Conti

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Business Features

Too Many, Too Confusing: What Does the Future Hold for Eco-Labels?

Today’s unruly crop of eco-labels are puzzling customers and proving too expensive and time-consuming for manufacturers to apply for. But as the sustainability certification sector evolves, solutions are emerging.

clock April 22, 2020Cathrin Schaer

Selfridges Department Store

Retail

Roy Northway Stephens, Former Selfridges Chief, Dies at 85

Stephens, who lived and worked between the U.S. and the U.K., had a lot of flair and a love for retail.

clock April 17, 2020Samantha Conti

Versace store Milan Italy

Financial

Michael Kors, Versace Parent Company Will Keep Stores Closed Until June 1

In the meantime, roughly 7,000 employees in North America across the Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo brands will be furloughed, effective April 11.

clock April 6, 2020Kellie Ell

The Round Tower at Windsor Castle lit up in blue as a tribute to the NHS

Fashion Scoops

Windsor Castle’s Round Tower Bathes in Blue Light in Tribute to NHS

Sir Paul McCartney, Daniel Craig and Phoebe Waller-Bridge were among the British talents to have voiced their thanks in videos for NHS England.

clock April 3, 2020Samantha Conti

Inside of the world's largest Primark store in Birmingham

Financial

ABF, Primark Chiefs Accept 50% Pay Cuts After COVID-19 Slowdown

The move follows that of Arcadia Group, where top bosses’ pay checks were slashed up to 50 percent.

clock April 3, 2020Samantha Conti

La Rinascente Holiday Windows

Business Features

Vittorio Radice on Retailing as Coronavirus Spreads

The vice chairman of Rinascente says no previous event can be compared to the COVID-19 outbreak.

clock March 27, 2020Luisa Zargani

New West End Company supports the #clapforourcarers & #LightItBlue campaigns, working with businesses to light up iconic buildings and landmarks across London’s West End in support of NHS and frontline workers. Oxford Street, London, U.K. Thursday, March 26, 2020. Photographer: Jason Alden Photographer: Jason Aldenwww.jasonalden.com0781 063 1642

Retail

Boris Johnson Diagnosed With Coronavirus as Selfridges Supports NHS

Britain is fighting the virus on many fronts, with retailers including Selfridges switching on blue lights to express its gratitude to the National Health Service.

clock March 27, 2020Samantha Conti

Dazed Beauty x Selfridges

Business Features

Selfridges, Fenwick to Shut All U.K. Stores Temporarily Due to COVID-19

Less than 24 hours after vowing to continue trading, albeit with shorter hours, Selfridges and Fenwick have both decided to shut all of their U.K. units temporarily.

clock March 18, 2020Samantha Conti

Coronavirus Outbreak: London Retail Remains Open

Business Features

A Tale of Two Cities: Some London Retailers Shut, Others Defy the Virus

Retailers including Harrods, Selfridges and SpaceNK are keeping their doors open despite dwindling footfall, while others have shuttered temporarily.

clock March 17, 2020Samantha Conti and Natalie Theodosi and Fiona Ma

Dazed Beauty x Selfridges

Designer and Luxury

Dazed Beauty to Debut Experiential Pop-up in Selfridges

The pop-up will include a series of workshops and talks.

clock March 9, 2020Fiona Ma

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Rent the Runway Permanently Closing All Stores

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