1. Zalando is currently preparing for the opening of its first-ever standalone Beauty concept store in Berlin. Located on Weinmeisterstraße, within the trendy area of Mitte, the new store will act as a hub for the German giant to test and sample new brands and for customers to experiment with new looks and products.
2. John Lewis buys home improvement service as it continues focus on customers' needs
John Lewis continued to focus on services as a way to its customers’ heart as today it announced it had bought Opun, which manages home improvement projects on customers’ behalf.
3. Hotel management platform MEWS closes €6m Series A
Mews, the hotel property management platform, has closed a €6m Series A funding round. The round was led by Notion.vc Capital, with participation from HenQ and Thayer Ventures. The funding will be used to accelerate the business and open new offices around the world to support its global customer base.