Beauty retailer Morphe has made its Wales debut, opening a flagship store at the Landsec-owned St David’s shopping centre in Cardiff. The store arrives ahead of the centre's beauty event ‘Be Your Beautiful’ in mid-July.
OTB Group’s Brave Kid operation is on an expansion drive and has added the MM6 Maison Margiela brand to its licensed portfolio. It will be the first move into kidswear for the Margiela label that’s owned by OTB.
Browns is diving deep into sustainability this summer with a raft of initiatives including a link-up with The Restory, plus Made To Order jewellery and Made To Measure tailoring in partnership with Ermenegildo Zegna.
Accessories label Troubadour is opening a store in the heart of London’s West End — specifically in Soho — with a debut at 65 Beak Street, just off the usually-busy shopping thoroughfare Regent Street.
And the Sports Direct growth story continues. Fresh from announcing a major retail push into Europe and a “trail-blazing” remodelled store in London, the UK sportswear chain has also opened a new flagship in Leicester.
UK jeweller Beaverbrooks is banking on continuing growth at the luxury end of the market. That’s why the family-owned business is expanding its offer in the sector, launching a new high-end brand called Loupe.
Footfall in UK city centres may be starting to regain lost ground, but Central London is still lagging other parts of the UK. That said, London is starting to catch up after suffering a footfall plunge in the pandemic.