UK consumer confidence increased this month as consumers felt more upbeat about the economic situation and their personal finances.
Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo has reported that like-for-like sales rose by 3.3% in the first half of its financial year.
The Gunwharf Quays outlet centre in Portsmouth has signed up fashion brands Michael Kors and Hackett London.
John Lewis saw its sales drop by 5.9% year-on-year last week as the retailer battled against warmer weather and comparison with the run-up to the bank holiday weekend a year ago.
Black Friday 2015 is set to be the UKs first £1 billion online shopping day according to new research.
Sainsburys has increased the pay of its shop staff by 4% to take their hourly rate above the government's new National Living Wage.
Giles Deacon is set to join the ranks of Designers at Debenhams with a 26 piece collection for the department stores Autumn/Winter 2015 Edition range.
Fossil Group has appointed former eBay senior director Mauria Finley to its board of directors.
Amazon has begun delivering fresh food items to customers within an hour in the Seattle area in the US.
Footwear retailer Clarks and the Italian restaurant group Carluccios are set to become the latest brands to open at the expanding Gloucester Quays Outlet.