Collagen, lip liner, perfume and miniatures are four of the beauty products that have been “must-haves” over the past 12 months and will be key in 2022, John Lewis said in its latest Beauty Bets report on Wednesday.
New retail sales data may show that fashion was a leading category in November, but there are signs that mounting Covid fears are undermining the UK’s interest in getting dressed up and going out this party season.
Regardless of how Covid-linked events play out this month, the appeal of party season staples was strong in November with data from Clearpay showing high demand for going-out looks on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
London landlord Shaftesbury has delivered an impressive record in terms of attracting a host of new retailers and increasing footfall to its properties. it has signed over 60 new brands since 1 October 2020.
Heritage, adventure and fashion combine in one place this month with luxury British performance outerwear brand Shackleton opening a pop-up store for a third consecutive winter, this time on London’s Regent Street.
More evidence came through on Tuesday showing that fashion was a key driver of retail spending in the UK last month. Two regular monthly reports (from the BRC and Barclaycard) called out fashion as a star category.
The old saying ‘try before you buy’ could have a big influence on beauty purchases this Christmas as consumers choose the high street over online and 'fast beauty’ is being rejected by many, a survey claims.
Burberry is putting plenty of support behind its outerwear this season and has opened its latest Imagined Landscapes pop-up with a debut at Selfridges in London where it already has a large concession.
Hotter is a footwear brand that's riding the wave of older consumers switching to online shopping, as well as the comfort trend that's permeating the footwear market from the high-end to the mass-market.