The Seattle-based fashion retailer has announced the appointment of the Tesco veteran as its new chief technology officer, a role in which he will be responsible for evolving the company’s technological capacities.
Tax-free shopping specialist Global Blue is opening its first VIP Globe Shopper Lounge on Albemarle Street in Mayfair, underlining the importance of London's West End to the luxury industry and the tourist sector.
The remoulding of London's Seven Dials area is continuing with its dominant landlord, Shaftesbury, announcing another new tenant as NYC-based lifestyle brand Away, opens its first permanent international store.
Selfridges has been busy this month upping its luxury credentials at its key department store in Birmingham, and also unveiling the last phase of its accessories project in its London store with a new eyewear space.
The purchase by Sports Direct of department store group House of Fraser drew a cautious response from analysts on Monday, with some saying the deal could backfire on Mike Ashley, the sportswear retailer's founder.
House of Fraser is to get a new owner after calling in administrators Friday. A fast deal to buy a slimmed-down version of the chain had been on the cards with news Friday that retail tycoon Mike Ashley is now in charge.