The Christmas shopping season in the UK has seen premium advent calendars trending upwards and despite the controversy around the price of some, analysts say this is a key development for makers of beauty products.
The Sticker Cart is offering stickers for customers to personalize their handbags and accessories. The installation is available at Saks Fifth Avenue Selfridges, La Rinascente, Reel Department Store and No One.
Asos has a higher market capitalisation than M&S for the first time with the historic moment for UK retail showing the online pureplay upstart finally outstripping one of Britain’s long-term leading retail names.
UK sustainable luxury brand Bottletop has opened on Regent Street as the street continues its rise as a destination for debut/flagship stores. And the new store is a blend of art, technology and ultra-sustainability.
Amazon is reporting that Cyber Monday this year was the the single biggest shopping day in the company's history, with 30% growth over last year. Small businesses alone sold nearly 140 million items globally that day.
Selfridges had unveiled the second phase of its giant accessories hall makeover saying it takes it “one step closer to opening the largest luxury accessories hall in the world”. It has also added a quirky Corner Shop.