In celebration of RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Wedgwood has opened a tea conservatory at Peter Jones on King's Road, Chelsea. Open until Friday 16 June, the Wedgwood Tea Conservatory is serving up exotic tea pairings and afternoon tea, and allowing visitors to try its new Wonderlust tea collection.
New independent fashion brand VERB has opened a 143 sq m store at Flemingate Shopping Centre in Beverley, Yorkshire. The new store features leather Chesterfield seating, striking industrial lighting fixtures and a display centrepiece showcasing some of the top brands available.
New West End Company has announced details of what it claims is a world first in technology and retail. Set to launch in June, Bird Street in London will be transformed into a 'smart street'; an oasis of technology, fashion, innovation and sustainability. The project is being launched with funding from Transport for London's Future Street incubator scheme.
Following the launch of its Westfield London concept last year, Mamas & Papas has opened its latest store in Glasgow Fort. The new site boasts its first ever maternity collection and an extended gifting offer designed by creative agency Dalziel & Pow. With tech-savvy, experience-driven millennial parents and parents-to be in mind, Glasgow Fort emphasises bespoke service, interactivity and community across 466 sq m of retail space.
gpstudio has been appointed by beauty brand Vidi Vici to create a blueprint design as part of an international relaunch for the Korean brand, whose owners are repositioning it to sit alongside YSL and Chanel to build its presence as an international brand.
Continuing its global expansion, Canadian winter clothing specialist Canada Goose Holdings has announced it will open two flagship stores this autumn, in London and Chicago. The company has also announced the expansion of its e-commerce channel to seven new markets including Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, Ireland, Belgium, Luxembourg and Austria.