A proposal to ban the sale of fur in New York has pitted animal rights advocates against an unexpected alliance of local industry figures and minority groups who say wearing fur is an important cultural marker. Separated by police, hundreds of protesters on both sides of the debate squared off outside […]

Condé Nast is letting go of another one of its titles. Brides—the magazine dedicated bringing the wedding and bridal industry to its audience—has been acquired by digital media company Dotdash. Dotdash made the announcement in a press release, though the price for the title was not disclosed. According […]

On 2nd April, the court of Milan granted ailing Italian luxury fashion brand Roberto Cavalli SPA creditor protection (“Pre Concordato” status) with up to 120 days to present a turnaround plan. At the end of March, The Art Fashion Corp, the business that operates Cavalli's North American operations, […]

Fast Retailing, the parent company of Uniqlo, GU, Theory and J Brand, announced that the accounts of customers on their Uniqlo Japan and GU Japan online were accessed by hackers. The company broke the news on their website via a press release. At present, Fast Retailing has determined that a total of […]

Luxury has an eco-friendly problem when it comes to the burning and destruction of unsold golds. Rather than make it part of the circular economy or send it to an outlet store, they often burn unsold inventory. Burberry found themselves in hot water over this a few years ago, and has since changed their […]

Forty-five tech giants committed Wednesday to doubling the number of women on their management boards to 30 percent by 2022, the French presidency said. Alibaba, BNP Paribas, Booking.com, IBM, L'Oreal and Uber were some of the high-profile companies to sign a pledge at the second "Tech for good" summit […]

New York – New data from Juniper Research found the global number of successful retail chatbot interactions will reach 22 billion by 2023, up from an estimated 2.6 billion in 2019. Retail sales resulting from chatbot-based interactions will reach 112 billion dollars by 2023. According to Juniper’s new […]

Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba on Wednesday announced revenue for the latest quarter that beat analyst estimates, indicating that the Sino-US trade tiff and a slowing domestic economy were having little impact on the bottom line. Revenue for the January-March period rose 51 percent year on year to […]

Seattle-based gender-neutral, size-inclusive underwear brand TomboyX has received 18 million US dollars in a series B funding round led by consumer venture capital fund The Craftory, which now becomes TomboyX’s majority stakeholder. Founded in 2012 by Fran Dunaway and Naomi Gonzalez, TomboyX already […]

Google has announced three new ad types to be displayed across its mobile apps, including the eponymous search engine, the news app Discover, YouTube and Gmail. The new ad formats will be available globally for all advertisers later this year. The first new ad type is called Discovery and aims to introduce […]

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