Retailers should be wary of the long-term effects of the success of this year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. In a report published this week, Bloomberg warned of that retailers might experience a ‘February hangover,’ or a sharp decline in sales following this holiday season. As retailers compete […]

London - A cropped top in jersey featuring glittery threads with narrow shoulder straps retails for just 3.99 pounds on the H&M website. A pair of blue skinny jeans is a steal for 7 pounds at Primark. These retailers, along with most of the UK high street chains including Topshop, Asos and Boohoo, defended […]

A new day has dawned for Dior Homme under the leadership of Kim Jones, who came to be a notorious name in the fashion industry for his tenure as menswear director of Louis Vuitton. On Wednesday morning, approximately 100 customers lined up at Dior's Isetan location in Tokyo to get their hands on the […]

Watch out, Amazon, for Etsy is becoming the online marketplace of choice for many US shoppers. That’s one of the conclusions in the latest report on the state of e-commerce in the United States, published this week by the Ecommerce Foundation. Amazon websites continue to be the undisputable champions […]

Carhartt, the American workwear brand founded in 1889, is launching an online shop for consumers based in the European Union. The website is available in English, Dutch and German, but more languages will follow in the future. “We’re very proud to bring the brand American workers have relied on for […]

Amazon is finishing 2018 on a high note: this year’s Black Friday weekend was the best in the company’s history, with more products being ordered worldwide on Cyber Monday than any other day ever. More than 13 million fashion items were sold on Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. “Black Friday and […]

Which countries make the most ‘Black Friday’ online searches? Although the Americans invented the Black Friday shopping bonanza, it’s not in the US that the discount event has received the most online attention. Instead, it’s far away in the African continent that people are most actively engaged with […]

RYU Apparel Inc., creators of urban athletic apparel, have officially opened their flagship store in Williamsburg, New York, as they continue their expansion into the United States. RYU – which stands for Respect Your Universe – is a Vancouver-based urban athletics and accessories brand headed by industry […]

Slowear Venezia, the all-Italian retail concept store, has opened its second Tokyo location in Marunouchi. This new store features an increased number of products and sharing spaces. The new location also introduces a more modern, eclectic concept for Slowear Venezia. With the help of Visual Display, […]

Store closings in malls may be on the rise, but shopping centers are far from dead -- at least during the holiday season. The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) estimates 151 million US consumers to have visited a mall over the weekend, proving that physical retail remains the hub of Thanksgiving […]

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