A casualty of Hammerson's change of direction (as well as the weak market for bricks and mortar stores) is the mall giant's plan for a massive expansion at Brent Cross that has now been indefinitely deferred.
Ten award-winning owner-led digital marketing consultancies and agencies are joining forces and aiming to offer an enhanced service for fashion, beauty, premium consumer and lifestyle brands and retailers.
Beauty and wellness brand Byrdie has teamed up with Amazon for a second edition of the Byrdie Beauty Lab, a limited-run pop-up bringing digital beauty to life in Los Angeles with product testing and master classes.
Despite lauding itself as a family-friendly company, Estée Lauder has settled a discrimination lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for paternity bias on behalf of new fathers for $1.1M.
In a first for South Korean investment in the UK, an investment group has acquired a retail park in the West Midlands for £175m, despite the generally unfavourable atmosphere for the UK bricks and mortar retail sector.
Stylist magazine and shopping malls giant Intu have announced that the large-scale consumer fashion and beauty event, Stylist Live, will take place outside London for the first time at Intu Trafford Centre, Manchester.
There was some unexpected good news for the UK fashion sector in June as a strong month for online sales also translated into strength in clothing, with fashion outstripping overall growth for the month.