Spanish startup Freshly Cosmetics, which produces toxic-free beauty products, has launched in the UK, where the business has been developing the brand’s introduction, it announced in a statement on Wednesday.
Tax-free shopping facilitator Global Blue has named Derrick Hardman as the new MD of its UK and Ireland unit as the firm prepares to open London’s first VIP lounge designed specially for the most valued customers.
Saks has unveiled a new 32,000-square-foot beauty space occupying the second floor of the retailer's NY flagship. The floor offers consumer experiences and 40% more space for 120 brands, nearly half of which are new.
In shock news, Tesco said it is to close its Tesco Direct non-food webstore, which sells clothing, homewares, furniture, electricals, toys, health & beauty and more, after conducting a review of the lossmaking business.
In another blow to the UK high street, Marks & Spencer has proposed more closures as part of its transformation strategy. Bayswater, Darlington, East Kilbride, Falkirk and Kettering will be amongst the towns affected.
Citi Retail and Sears Holdings announced on Tuesday the extension of a 15-year credit card partnership, amounting to a $425 million cash injection for the U.S. retailer, as part of the 'Shop Your Way Mastercard' program.