Italy is becoming notorious for making sure retail companies don't skip out on even so much as a dime in taxes. Today, the country's tax authority has announced that Amazon has agreed to pay 100 million euros to resolve a tax dispute regarding outstanding claims from the 2011 to 2015 period. According […]

There has always been an ongoing battle between the major retailers such as Target Corp. and Wal-Mart versus online company Amazon. While all three companies are vastly successful, it seems that Target has decided to take Amazon head on by acquiring a new platform for faster, more efficient shopping. […]

Charming Charlie Holdings Inc. just filed its voluntary Chapter 11 petition for bankruptcy court protection yesterday on December 11. The jewelry and accessories company just launched a Plan of Reorganization and is planning to exit bankruptcy proceedings within 95 days according to WWD. The company […]

The online economy is growing, and not just in the United States. South Asia is all about the e-commerce train, and the proof is in the pudding. Business of Fashion has reported that South Asia's internet economy, will reach 50 billion dollars this year. This puts it on trajectory to grow fourfold by […]

Publisher and apparel consulting firm just-style, has announced the open beta of a new apparel sourcing tool, re:source, which hopes to address the need for more accessible information on trade and tariff data. Re:source was created after years of in-depth research into the problems experienced by apparel […]

Private equity advisory firm Apax Partners LLP has raised a technology-focused fund, called Apax Digital, with 1 billion dollars in capital commitments. The fund’s first investment has gone towards online retail platform Moda Operandi. The Anglo-American private equity firm has raised and advised more […]

London - German footwear label Birkenstock has terminated its business relationship with Amazon Europe over counterfeiting claims. From January 1, 2018, Birkenstock will completely discontinue all direct deliveries of its all products through the US online retailer’s European arm as it believes consumers […]

Cougar, a quintessentially Canadian wintry boots brand, is finalising its assault to the neighbouring – and profitable – U.S. market. “We’re really excited about doing a restart of our distribution and about being much more aligned with the channels and where you would find the brand,” said in a recent […]




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