The massive store has five customer “recharge” seating areas, free Wi-Fi and 54 fitting rooms. It is being built on Primark’s new shop fit with immersive tech elements including two LED shop-front video windows.
Tax-free shopping facilitator Global Blue has named Derrick Hardman as the new MD of its UK and Ireland unit as the firm prepares to open London’s first VIP lounge designed specially for the most valued customers.
Saks has unveiled a new 32,000-square-foot beauty space occupying the second floor of the retailer's NY flagship. The floor offers consumer experiences and 40% more space for 120 brands, nearly half of which are new.
In shock news, Tesco said it is to close its Tesco Direct non-food webstore, which sells clothing, homewares, furniture, electricals, toys, health & beauty and more, after conducting a review of the lossmaking business.
In another blow to the UK high street, Marks & Spencer has proposed more closures as part of its transformation strategy. Bayswater, Darlington, East Kilbride, Falkirk and Kettering will be amongst the towns affected.
The luxury brand will take up residence in Covent Garden's Mercer Walk for the next weeks in its first ever pop-up venture. The 3,800 sq ft pop-up space will combine a shop, garden, event space and weekend supper club.