ANALYSISeBay is taking its quest to become a big player within the fashion industry quite serious. The giant online retailer has acquired Twice, an online secondhand clothing marketplace, to help power eBay Valet, an assisted-selling service connected to eBay's marketplace. Founded in 2012, Twice is […]

For those who are still recovering from the end of indie fashion label Band of Outsiders, which FashionUnited reported on last month, perhaps there is a small glimmer of hope. Last Thursday, a notice in The Wall Street Journal and WWD announced that all of Band of Outsiders remaining intellectual property […]

REPORT In the second quarter of 2015, Puma’s consolidated sales improved by 7.6 percent currency adjusted to 772.7 million euros (844.8 million dollars). This positive development was primarily driven by the growth in footwear sales across all regions. In reported terms, consolidated sales rose by 18.5 […]

REPORT Reporting its financial results for the second quarter, VF Corporation said that revenues rose 10 percent on a currency neutral basis driven by growth in Outdoor & Action Sports and Jeanswear coalitions, and international and direct-to-consumer businesses. On a reported basis, revenue increased […]

REPORT Mothercare, for the 15 week period to July 11, 2015 said that overall trading is in line with expectations with the UK making a good start to the year. UK continued to benefit from strategic initiatives with gains in gross margin, online sales growth of 24 percent and like-for-like sales growth […]

ANALYSISHermès shares hit 340 euros apiece during the early operations on Wednesday after the French luxury retailer reported 2.299 billion euros of sales in the first semester 2015, up 21 percent (9 percent before taking into account the effects of currency exchange.) Region wise, organic growth in […]

REPORT In the second quarter of 2015, the Tom Tailor Group achieved a like-for-like sales increase of 1.9 percent with its two umbrella brands Tom Tailor and Bonita. In the first half-year of 2015, the company increased its like-for-like sales by 2.2 percent. In the second quarter, Tom Tailor brand […]

REPORT Consolidated turnover at Hermes for the first semester was equal to 2, 299 million euros (2,496.7 million dollars), an increase of 21 percent at current exchange rates. Before consideration of the positive currency impact, the growth amounts to 9 percent. In the second quarter, the growth was […]

REPORT Wolverine Worldwide reporting its financial results for its second quarter ended June 20, 2015 said that its consolidated revenue increased to 630.1 million dollars, representing growth of 2.7 percent versus the prior year and 4.9 percent on a constant currency basis. Adjusting for the impact […]

Amazon.com (AMZN) is reported to be selling 27.77 billion dollars’ worth of apparel in the US by 2017, what will suffice to serve the e-tailer Macy’s crown on a silver tray. According to a report by Wall Street firm Cowen & Co released on Monday, just four years ago, Macy’s apparel sales were five times […]

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