CEO INTERVIEW Much is discussed about the competition between brick and mortar stores and ecommerce, and the need for retailers to be “omnichannel”. But, for Danish company Miinto, this is not a battle. Rather, one can build a bridge between the high street and the Internet. Miinto is an online marketplace […]

Over the past couple of years there have been several important conversations regarding intellectual property issues in the beauty industry. This industry faces a persistent issue of copycat beauty looks that are not credited to the original inspiration. For example, earlier this year Instagram account […]

Premium footwear brand Mahabis, known for its slippers with detachable soles that enables the footwear to be worn both inside the home and out, has entered administration. Founded by entrepreneur Ankur Shah in 2014, Mahabis, which claims to have sold nearly a million pair of slippers to customers in […]

JD.com is apparently making a U-turn in its plans to expand to the European market. Six months after Founder and CEO Richard Liu told German newspaper Handelsblatt that the company was soon to open an office in the country, a spokesperson for the Chinese e-commerce giant told the same publication that, […]

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (Accord) has handed over the safety activities of 80 more readymade garment (RMG) factories to the government’s Remediation Coordination Cell (RCC), taking the total number of factories transferred to 100. The agency announced this in a press release […]

New York - This year, the world of fashion has been strongly affected by cyberattacks. From Amazon to Macy’s, we review the main hacks targeting the international textile industry. Hackers, cyberattacks and cybersecurity are some of the new words that have been cast within the everyday language of virtually […]

Michael Kors Limited has completed its change of name to Capri Holdings Limited. From January 2, its ticker symbol at the New York Stock Exchange will be CPRI. Fashion’s new luxury conglomerate, which includes footwear label Jimmy Choo, has also announced it has completed the acquisition of Italian […]

INTERVIEW A new generation of shoppers and workers are walking through the doors of fashion stores. Business strategies from mid-range brands to luxury brands are changing. To understand this change, brands need to leave an open space to create and implement new strategies for success. What are the […]

Authentic Brands Group, owner of a global portfolio of lifestyle and entertainment brands including Juicy Couture, has announced that it is expanding the fashion brand in South Korea with a partnership with Shinsegae International that will see the opening of 10 new shop-in-shops in the region. Shinsegae […]

Swedish brand Acne Studios has sold minority stakes, 41 percent, to IDG Capital and I.T. Group, according to news reports from WWD and Business of Fashion. The remaining shares will stay in ownership of founders Mikael Schiller and Jonny Johansson. IDG will acquire 30.1 percent and I.T Group will buy […]

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