China and Italy are strengthening their relationship where it concerns fashion and retail. The AliExpress portal, Alibaba's web retail platform, is officially launching in Italy in March, the first country outside of China, although the portal has been operational for some time. "The Italian project […]

American consumers are more open to buy and sell secondhand apparel than ever before: the resale market has grown 21 times faster than the retail fashion market over the past three years and is projected to grow from 24 billion US dollars to 51 billion US dollars in the next five years, according to […]

Contemporary Swedish fashion label Filippa K has launched a new brand website that offers an optimised and personalised shopping experience for its global audience, as part of its strategy to provide “a start of the art and customer-focused experience both off and online”. The new-look website, which […]

So much has changed in retail in the last twenty years that it may seem almost impossible to predict what the next 20 years have in store. But market research firm Euromonitor did just that. The company just published a white paper exploring how technology can change commerce and consumer behavior over […]

Personal styling service Trunk Club launched a new feature today to allow its customers to add three additional small items such as undergarments or accessories to their orders. The Nordstrom-owned personal styling service is designed to match shoppers with curated selections of clothing based on their […]

Walmart announced earlier this week that it will discontinue its popular "Savings Catcher" price match initiative. Under the program, the retailer would match the price of a competitor if a shopper found an identical item priced for less than Walmart's price. The retail giant would issue a gift card […]

Underwear brand Schiesser has taken over the European sales activities of lifestyle brand P.J. Salvage. Both companies belong to Delta Galil Group. P.J. Salvage’s products can be ordered via Schiesser’s sales operations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, France, […]

Saturdays are synonymous with demonstrations in Paris, and the Yellow Vests protests along the Champs Elysees have become regular occurrences over the past four months. But this weekend rioters took it up a notch beyond peaceful conglomerating, vandalising luxury stores which saw over 10,000 people […]

Influencer Chriselle Lim is more than just a fashionable face on social media. The designer has turned her following into an apparel brand business, Chriselle Lim collection, that launched last September at Nordstrom. The collection was made available at 40 Nordstrom points of sale in addition to nordstrom.com. […]

The Arcadia Group is in trouble. Just how deep remains speculative, but the company has sent out warning signals it needs to cut costs as it battles a very challenging UK retail market. The retail empire owned by Sir Philip Green is focused on a restructuring plan to boost business, which has seen lacklustre […]

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