Shoe retailer DSW announced today that the company is planning to acquire Ebuys Inc., an international e-commerce footwear retailer. The transaction is a way for the DSW brand to grow its market globally and domestically within the footwear market. Ebuys Inc. is heavily prominent in North America, Europe, […]

Swedish fast fashion giant H&M reiterated on Friday that it will or has cut ties with suppliers who use cotton from Turkmenistan or Syria. This was in response to an inquiry by Swedish news agency TT claiming that H&M and Inditex, owner of rival Zara, were linked to the Turkmenian sub-contractor Turkmenbasji […]

The sport and fashion market is gearing up to further establish their presence via online applications. This week fitness app Runkeeper was acquired by Japanese sportswear giant Asics for around 85 million dollars, although terms were not disclosed. Asics said Runkeeper will become a subsidiary and […]

Rapper and fashion designer Kanye West, is seeking for Facebook’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s investment. West is asking the social network’s CEO to invest one billion dollars into his “ideas.” Kim Kardashian’s husband has – according to his own accounts – put of millions into […]

Twenty companies in the Prato garment and textile district, the oldest in Italy, have joined the Greenpeace Detox campaign, the environmental organisation announced on its blog on Thursday. The Detox campaign supports brands in removing toxic chemicals from their supply chains and in tackling water […]

London - US fashion retailer Gap is currently under fire for reportedly enforcing a number of financially planned steps to diminish its tax bill in the UK. According to Evening Standard, Gap has paid nearly no corporation tax, once rebates have been taken into account, since 2011 in spite of generating […]

The start of New York Fashion Week today signals the start of the bi-annual cycle of international fashion week. With everyone's attention fixed on the top four cities, New York, London, Milan and Paris, FashionUnited questions how much does each city really benefit from the semi-annnual fashion circus? […]

EXCLUSIVE As the bi-annual cycle of global fashion weeks churns into life once more for the Fall/Winter 2016 season with the start of New York Fashion Week today, debate surrounding the current format of the fashion week begins anew. The top four global fashion cities, New York, London, Milan and Paris, […]

Fashion is an ever-changing industry. Companies who dominate the global fashion industry today, need to keep pace with, and even capitalize on changes. In a highly competitive environment, business analytics and market intelligence are must-have tools. FashionUnited took a closer look at the largest […]

After successfully launching and creating multiple fashion lines, the dynamic duo has not gone soft. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have recently unveiled a new brand strategy for their contemporary Los Angeles-based brand Elizabeth and James. The new strategy include retail expansion, international growth, […]




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