22-05-2018

More Store Closures Announced by M&S – Is It the End for Traditional Retail?

The long-established British retailer Marks & Spencer has announced further plans to close more than 100 stores by 2022 as part of a “radical...

01-05-2018

Savage X Fenty: The Inside Scoop On Rihanna’s Underwear Line

Barbadian pop queen Rihanna has made her mark in the world of fashion over recent years in one way or another – whether it be parading...

17-04-2018

reGAIN App Aims to Revolutionize Fashion Recycling

A much-needed fashion recycling incentive courtesy of the reGAIN app… Launching today, 17th April 2018, is the first UK app to tackle the...

11-04-2018

Best Dressed Window: Less is More

We take a look at high-end brands and how keeping it simple is key to their spring window displays… Italians aren’t shy when it comes to...

04-04-2018

Pop Goes the High Street

By Rebecca Walker, senior associate, and Helen Wheddon, partner, at Stevens & Bolton LLP 2018 has not exactly got off to a flying start for...

23-03-2018

ASOS.com Score a Hat Trick at The Retail Week Awards

Fashion retailers ASOS.com, Missguided, MatchesFashion.com, Gymshark and Shop Direct all scooped trophies at the Retail Week Awards sponsored by...

22-03-2018

Westfield to Claim ‘Largest Shopping Centre in Europe’ Title

It’s not all doom and gloom for the UK retail sector as Westfield London continues to invest and expand its retail, restaurant and leisure...

20-03-2018

Shop Via Instagram…Now You Can

From today, Tuesday 20 March, Instagram has launched Shopping in the UK, which allows businesses to tag products in their organic posts and for...

13-03-2018

Retail Can Work – The Rise of the Independent

As multiple stores like New Look, Maplin and Toys ‘R’ Us become the latest retail casualties on the high street the latest statistics reveal an...

01-03-2018

Blame the Weather – In Retail You Can

In retail there are so many factors that can affect footfall and sales, along with the fundamentals, such as offering a positive in-store...

19-02-2018

Sir Philip Green in Talks to Sell Arcadia Group

What a difference a decade makes, it wasn’t so long ago that high street giant Top Shop, part of Arcadia Group, was excelling in sales and...

14-02-2018

The Psychology of Shopping on the High Street

Once upon a time shops were relatively simple enterprises. Now, all sorts of methodology is implemented when it comes to trying to attract customers...

06-02-2018

Fashion Enter and William Gee Team Up

FashionCapital’s sister company, Fashion Enter, an award-winning social enterprise within the fashion and textiles industry based in London, has...

05-02-2018

Deal or No Deal – UK Retailers Best and Worst Brexit Outcomes

Alison Conley, Head of Retail & Consumer at MHA MacIntyre Hudson, a firm of chartered accountants, tax and business advisers, comments on how...

01-02-2018

Insight into Retail Design & Consumer Behaviour

Kate Nightingale, the leading consumer psychologist, has published an in-depth report on how sensory retail design influences consumer behaviour....

29-01-2018

Best Dressed Window: Moorer’s ‘Peep Show’ at the London YKK Showroom

Eelko Moorer’s “Peep Show: Vessels” is the first of the 2018 window displays at the YKK London Showroom, featuring a range of objects intended...

11-01-2018

Fashion Retail Needs A Revolution

While British clothing sales grew by 4.1 per cent in December 2017 many retailers reported on ‘disappointing’ figures across the past month. A...

02-01-2018

Fashion Enter Factory Featured on Channel 4

Our Fashion Enter Factory based in Haringey, North London, recently featured in the Channel 4 production: ‘What Britain Bought in 2017’…...

21-12-2017

What Can the Retail Sector Expect in 2018?

Andrew Westbrook, RSM’s  Head of Retail, shares his 2018 predictions for the UK retail market… The resurgence of bricks and mortar We predict...

19-12-2017

5 Top Christmas Windows – London 2017

“Sitting in a lecture, I’d heard that Salvador Dali had designed windows. So had Andy Warhol. Now I understood why. These windows were art,...

17-12-2017

Cashing In On Christmas Sofa Surfers

By Lorna Dunne, Head of UK Trading – Lifestyle & Health at eBay (pictured below). As businesses shut up shop for Christmas, shoppers across...

05-12-2017

POP-TASTIC: THE NEW RETAIL ZEITGEIST

The zeitgeist is what happens when disparate phenomena decide to get together when no-one is looking. Capturing it makes it seem like you were in on...

27-11-2017

Designer Brand Backlash on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Sustainable fashion brand Tom Cridland is one of several designers to turn his back on heavy discounting during Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017....

21-11-2017

ASOS.com Makes Market Share History

ASOS.com the 17-year-old online, fashion retailer has been snapping at the financial heels of M&S for several months but last Friday (17th...

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