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Clarks targets 'stylish' male shoppers with Covent Garden pop-up shop

Clarks hopes to attract a more stylish customer with a revamped men’s footwear offer and its new UK boss is mulling men’s-only stores.

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Aldi\'s bakery section is stocked with wicker baskets and a sign stating ‘baked fresh today’.

Store gallery: Are discounters gaining on supermarkets’ store design?

Discounters and supermarkets still have different approaches to store design, but North London stores show that this divide may be shifting.

Timberland has been on Regent Street for some years, but this latest interior iteration, created by consultancy Dalziel & Pow, shows how heritage really is a movable feast.

Store gallery: Timberland’s Regent Street store shows retailer’s heritage

Timberland’s redesigned Regent Street flagship employs cutting-edge store design to remind customers of the brand’s history.

John Lewis optician Stratford

In pictures: John Lewis opens first dedicated in-store opticians

Westfield Stratford is the location for the first John Lewis opticians, which opened this morning in a tie-up with glasses and sunglass company Luxottica.

Selfridges in the Bullring has one of the most arresting exteriors in the UK and its interior now matches it after a recent revamp

Store gallery: H&M, Selfridges and Birmingham’s other stand-out shops

Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre reinvigorated the city’s retail offer, but how has Britain’s second city continued to innovate?

Luxury Parisian department store Le Bon Marché has used its Japanese promotion to add clever details to its already impressive store design.

Store gallery: Le Bon Marché’s Japanese promotion makes a good store better

Luxury Parisian department store Le Bon Marché has used its Japanese promotion to add clever details to its already impressive store design.

The Cambridge Satchel Company, Covent Garden

The Cambridge Satchel Company opens Covent Garden flagship

The Cambridge Satchel Company opened its latest shop this morning, a two-floor, 1,400 sq ft store in London’s Covent Garden.

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Comment: UK retailers should board the Halloween bandwagon

Halloween is imminent, but the sales potential of this event is still to be realised. Retailers need to jump on this US bandwagon.

American Eagle Miami

Comment: American Eagle must do things differently in the UK

Is there sufficient difference between the multitude of US casualwear retailers to persuade shoppers to keep shopping?


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