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House of Fraser Launches Bespoke Men’s Shirt Service Online

House of Fraser, premium department store, has introduced its first bespoke men's shirt service in association with Bivolino. Customers can shop online and buy tailor-made shirts from Bivolino, a brand renowned for its cut shirts made from the fine materials. Bivolino worked closely with William Morris wallpaper designs, famous for their innovations in printing…

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Debenhams Reveal Men’s Age Of Invisibility Increased By At Least A Decade

Debenhams has revealed that the age at which men become 'invisible' to women has advanced by at least a decade, according to new research* carried out by the retailer. Men can now win a woman's attention based on looks alone up until they are 55 years old. Just 30 years ago, few women would have…

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House of Fraser Unveils Daisy Lowe As The Face Of Biba

House of Fraser has revealed that the new Biba collection with be available both in stores and online, with Daisy Lowe being the face of the brand. The British model is famed for gracing the catwalks of Vivienne Westwood and PPQ, and also featured in campaigns for Marc by Marc Jacobs, DKNY and Louis Vuitton.…

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Debenhams Breaks New Ground With National Disabled Model Campaign

Debenhams has become the first retailer on the British high street to launch a national window campaign featuring a disabled model in all of its 160 stores in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The ground breaking imagery features disabled model Shannon Murray, along with additional photography, mannequins and products in a display to…

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Escapade Unveil Hundreds Of New Costumes In Time For Halloween

Escapade fancy dress will be unveiling hundreds of new and unique costumes on the Escapade.co.uk site. The huge increase in stock is just in time for Halloween and will see Escapade reveal their widest ever selection of Halloween costumes in their 28 year history. Amongst the great selection of new Halloween costumes are some exciting…

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The Most Romantic, Crazy and Funny Engagement Story Contest: Win $1000!

Nothing can be more exciting and romantic than narrating your engagement story in your friend circle over and over again. But now Best for Bride gives you an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share your engagement story with the entire world. Yes, retelling one of the most thrilling experiences of your life can win you $1000 Gift…

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New National Survey Shows £1000+ is Spent on Sending Each Child Back to School

A new national survey has been conducted throughout the UK highlighting an increase in pressure for parents to buy named brands for children, with many spending up to £1000 on each child. Items contributing to these spiralling costs include school trips, clothing and accessories. The survey was conducted for DiscountVouchers.co.uk, a money saving website. The…

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New Dingoo Portable Going Head to Head For Handheld Sales this Holiday Season

The Dingoo is on track, sounds like some Australian outback creature forgotten, however it's far from that. According to new DMCA rulings "jailbreaking" of your portable media devices is now legal. But what happens when a device is so "open-source" friendly that it has the potential to take a sales bite out of big portable gaming…

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Tesco Launches First Ever Shopping App For iPhone

Tesco has announced that it is launching its first ever shopping app for iPhone. The Tesco grocery app joins the family of hugely successful Tesco apps, including Clubcard and the Winefinder, which together have now reached over one million downloads. The announcement represents a landmark moment for the supermarket, as this is the first…

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Topshop Announces The Arrival Of New Designers Online

Topshop has welcomed a number of collections and collaborations from new designers to be introduced online and at the company's flagship Oxford Street store. While new clothing projects will launch throughout the year, September sees the arrival of new collections from Ashish and Michael Van Der Ham. Michael Van Der Ham will be creating…

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Displaysense Reports Empty Shops Proving An Unlikely Source Of Business

Displaysense, the UKs leading supplier of display products, has recently seen a surge in customers ordering display items with the intention of using them for small, short-term projects within empty high street lots. The company first noticed the wave of customers using empty sites when large orders of mannequins and vintage busts were ordered for 24…

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Debenhams Breaks Ranks And Launches New Season With Designer Discounts

Department store retailer Debenhams turned the convention of the sale on its head by reducing prices at the start of the Autumn/Winter season, rather than the end of it. The innovative move sees tens of thousands of new season lines reduced by up to 25 per cent, across new to store stock including womenswear, accessories,…

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eBrookes Leads the Way for Work Wear Clothing

Ian Brookes, founder of workwear specialist site eBrookes.co.uk, has highlighted the emphasis which should be placed on appropriate work wear clothing especially with autumn and winter approaching. eBrookes.co.uk has recently celebrated 7 years in trading, during which time they have suited and attired workforces around the country. Brookes emphasises that with work wear, there should…

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Debenhams Sees Over Fifties Create The Latest Fashion Trend – The Grankini

Debenhams has reported that sales of swimsuit styles which are traditionally associated with the under 30s are soaring thanks to role model glamour-grannies like Helen Mirren and Goldie Hawn taking the plunge. So strong is the trend that swimwear buyers have dubbed the skimpy beachwear the 'grankini'. Sales of bikinis at fashion retailer Debenhams have risen…

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Burton’s Black Label Style The Perfect White Shirt

Burton's Black Label has executed 4 classic white shirts that are the ideal accompaniment to the perfect black suit, giving a new dimension to mix and match shopping. These limited edition shirts are all made from luxury cotton and have specific collar formations to suit every man and every occasion. To identify this key…

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Topman Design Announces 2nd Solo Show To Be Held At The Royal Opera House

Topman Design has announced it is to showcase its second consecutive solo show at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on September 22nd as part of the ever growing menswear day at London Fashion Week. Until last season when the debut solo show was held at the official British Fashion Council (BFC) Tents, Topman…

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The Kymera Magic Wand That Had The Dragons’ Den Under Its Spell Now Available At Menkind

The Kymera Wand, a remote control that helped its inventors secure a record investment on the BBC television show Dragons’ Den, is now available to purchase at Menkind’s stores as well as online at Menkind.co.uk. Viewers of last Monday’s (August 23) episode of Dragon’s Den saw inventor Chris Barnardo pitch his innovative, buttonless magic wand remote…

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IGO-POST Aims To Reward Brand Loyalty With The Launch Of IGO-POINTS

IGO-POST, a European market leader in the production and supply of promotional products to corporate clients across all sectors, has announced the launch of IGO-POINTS, a long-term loyalty programme, recognising the company’s ongoing commitment to rewarding customer loyalty. Moving away from the traditional short-term incentives used more widely in the promotional products industry, IGO-POINTS is…

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Memega Celebrates Eid

MeMega, a technology specialist based in Saudi Arabia, is launching a range of special offers during the Muslim festival of 'Eid'. In order to promote the idea of gift giving among those celebrating the festival, MeMega has announced a range of special offers on cutting edge technological items that make ideal gifts for friends…

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IGO-POST Ltd Announces The Publication Of Its Latest Catalogue

IGO-POST has announced the publication of its latest catalogue coinciding with the 65th anniversary of the company and featuring 1000 promotional items. IGO-POST is a market leader in the promotional merchandise and business gifts markets, trading in over 10 countries across Europe. Established in 1945 in the Netherlands, IGO-POST has grown from selling stationery…

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Escapade Reveals Villains Outselling Heroes

Escapade has revealed that its villain fancy dress costumes outsell their heroic counterparts almost completely across the board. Escapade Fancy Dress was carrying out its yearly audit when it discovered that its villain costumes were outselling its hero fancy dress outfits. The real shock came with the discovery of The Queen of Hearts costume…

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Debenhams Announces Chandelier Sales Soaring Despite Recession

High street store Debenhams have revealed that home owners, eager to lift the gloom of the recession, have created the most unlikely shopping boom of all time - highly ornate chandeliers. Once the preserve of the rich and well-to-do, demand for the big, ever more elaborate, multi-bulb light fittings has been soaring ever since…

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HSS LiveHire; New Features Enable Absolute Control

HSS Hire, the UK’s award winning and leading tool and equipment hire company has announced new features to its successful tool management system, HSS LiveHire, which will give users “absolute control” like never before. The recently launched HSS Livehire is a free online hire management system which gives larger clients firm control and complete…

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UK POS Prepares Retailers For An Explosive Halloween

Last year’s retail figures suggest that Halloween is fast becoming the UK’s most favourable Autumn event, overtaking Guy Fawkes Night, with more and more Britons adopting the American way and hosting parties to celebrate. Here, UK POS lends its advice on how Halloween preparations can set retailers in good stead for the much-anticipated Halloween rush.…

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Corner Stork Baby Gifts Goes Wild With New Animal-Themed Baby Gifts!

Corner Stork Baby Gifts, a premier online resource for unique baby gifts and favors, introduces new animal-themed baby gifts to expand its collection of lovies, baby socks and sleep sacks. Corner Stork Baby Gifts now offers six new products that are inspired by the animal kingdom: "Jakka the Giraffe" Little Expeditions Plush Rattle Lovie with…

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Penguin Books Announces Publication Of New Lorien Legacies Series

Penguin Books has announced it is to publish 'I Am Number Four' by Pittacus Lore, the first instalment of The Lorien Legacies, a mind-blowing new thriller series. I Am Number Four is a tale of John Smith (aka Number Four) as he desperately tries to outrun his past, escape his mortal enemies the Mogadorian, blend…

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Guide to Top 10 Shopping Negotiating Tips Launched by DiscountVouchers.co.uk

Money-saving codes and vouchers website DiscountVouchers.co.uk has announced the launch of a new guide offering tips and hints on negotiating the best value deals when shopping in partnership with Pareto, one of the best-known training companies in the UK. The guide is called 'Top 10 Tips – How to Bag a Bargain' and can…

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UK Travellers and Tourists’ Holiday Fashions Rated in New Survey

Poll carried out by leading consumer offers site illustrates the trendiest travellers and fashion faux pas • Holiday Fashion Mistakes in Order – 1 ) Socks and Sandals 2 ) Exposed beer bellies 3 ) Tight small trunks on men 4 ) Thongs on women 5 ) Sunburn 6 ) Football tops on women 7 ) Logo overload on clothes 8 )…

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Debenhams Reveals Shoppers Are Pocketing Luggage Charges

Debenhams has revealed that instead of paying expensive charges for stowing cases in the hold of the plane, canny holidaymakers are using their free hand luggage allowance and "wearing" the rest of their baggage. The fashion retailer has seen sales of coats and jackets with multiple pockets rise by as much as 350% over the…

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