Liverpool One is beginning 2022 as it ended 2021, attracting new retailers. The Grosvenor-operated city centre shopping mall has signed premium UK footwear and accessories brand Russell & Bromley to open this spring.
Inc Retail’s premium leather accessories brand Knomo London has launched a new line of small leathergoods that make the most of the “think local” and eco trends that are high on consumers’ agendas in 2022.
Due to the pandemic’s renewed surge, the Man show has cancelled its January 21-23 session, set to be held again at the Vendôme Pavilion in Paris. The show’s New York edition will go ahead as planned on January 26-28.
As Covid’s Omicron variant spreads in France, the government has restricted attendance to major public events in January. The Who's Next show has confirmed its dates, but Maison&Objet has been postponed to March.
Due to the worsening pandemic situation and challenges facing foreign visitors/ exhibitors travelling to Paris, the organisers have postponed trade shows Salon International de la Lingerie and Interfilière to June 18-20.
Theo Paphitis Retail Group, which owns lingerie chain Boux Avenue (as well as household and hardware goods retailer Robert Dyas), saw sales rising 15.6% in the six weeks to December 24, compared to two years ago.
Buy-Now-Pay-Later (BNPL) schemes have been criticised by Which? with the UK consumer body calling for stronger safeguards to stop online shoppers from choosing such loans to pay for products “without knowing the risks”.
Adidas and Prada are moving their existing collaboration deal a step forward with the first-time addition of clothing and a big focus on sustainability by using the Italian luxury label’s Re-Nylon material.