They may be letting unvaccinated tennis players into Australia, but here at Pitti Uomo 101 in Florence, Covid passes are obligatory, each entrant is temperature checked, and everyone wears a PPF8 masks.
Consumer spending on essential items grew in December by as much as 13.7% on a two-year basis, but clothing saw slower growth and department stores also lagged compared to supermarkets and discounters.
Specsavers profit more than doubled in the year to the end of February 2021 as it cut costs during the pandemic while sales fell only 6.6% to £2.73 billion. Sales had risen 5.8% in the previous year before Covid hit.
Canada Goose is set to launch an exclusive capsule collection on January 10, under the name and in-line with its purpose-built platform designed to unite its sustainability and values-based initiatives, Humanature.
It will probably go down as one of the capital's most derided attractions. London’s Marble Arch Mound, the £6 million, 72 ft-high hill folly that claimed the job of Westminster council’s deputy leader, closed on Sunday.
City centre retail destinations may not have actually been deserted in the latest week, but with advice to work from home still in force, footfall to those locations was down by a big percentage in the seven days.
London continued to be the shopping capital of Europe in 2021, according to a new report by BNP Paribas Real Estate, with Oxford Street, Regent Street and Covent Garden all scoring highly in terms of visitor numbers.