Etsy has taken another step forward in its European expansion. The American online marketplace for handmade and vintage items has signed a deal with its struggling German competitor, DaWanda, which is set to halt operations on August 30. The agreement aims to make it easy for vendors to transition from […]

The competition for who will claim Perry Ellis is heating up. Randa Accessories has made a 28 dollars per share offer for the menswear company, which is 50 cents more than the current offer on the table from the apparel brand’s founder George Feldenkreis. This could derail what could have been smooth […]

British fashion company Arcadia Group wants to grow with its labels, Dorothy Perkins and Burton Menswear, by tapping the Germany-speaking wholesale market instead of opening own stores. The London-based group is currently targeting the entire German wholesale market by presenting both labels at Berlin […]

The cultivation, processing and sale of industrial hemp may soon be legalized in the United States, after the Senate approved the Farm Bill last Thursday. If also approved by the House and sanctioned by president Donald Trump, the bill would cause hemp to be removed from the federal list of controlled […]

Usernames, passwords and contact information from shoppers who purchased from Adidas’ US website may be in the hands of an unauthorized party. The sportswear company informed in a statement that its system went through a security breach last week.The company stated that it is currently working with […]

Austrian real estate company SIGNA Group announced in a press release that it has signed the contracts for the acquisition of kika/Leiner, Austria’s second largest furniture chain. In the news release, SIGNA detailed that the acquisition includes the operative retail business, with its approximately […]

British brand Karen Millen has appointed Pentland Brands Limited, a division of Pentland Group, as its global footwear license partner. The partnership will allow for Karen Millen to expand its footwear line and make the shoes available for sale at more retailers around the world. Currently, Karen Millen […]

The month of June has been very busy for plastic footwear brand Melissa. The Brazilian label has opened a pop-up store at BoxPark Shoreditch, London, in addition to the flagship store it already operates in the English capital since 2014. It has also launched a limited-edition version of its “Soul” […]

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