Singaporean mall developer CapitaLand has reported that all of their Chinese malls have reopened post the coronavirus outbreak. The news was reported by WWD. CapitaLand has a very prominent portfolio of malls in mainland China, which was greatly impacted by the coronavirus as it originated in Wuhan, […]

INTERACTIVE MAP The end of the original concept store, Colette in Paris, was a surprise for the whole industry. In Germany, too, exciting multi-brand concept stores had to say goodbye: After Eickhoff in Düsseldorf and Quartier 206 in Berlin last July, the managing directors Pete Hannewald and Cambis […]

In one of the first casualties of New York's retail scene due to coronavirus, 10 Corso Como in Southstreet Seaport has closed its doors. The store is closing after just two years in New York City as 10 Corso Como's real estate partner, The Howard Huges Corp., decided to take more drastic measures out […]

On March 17, premium denim company Bldwn announced on its Instagram account that it would be closing its doors for the time being as a way to slow the spread of the coronavirus. However, the company no longer has plans to reopen. According to California Apparel News, the label—which was founded as Baldwin […]

A growing number of retailers in the U.S. are furloughing their employees as the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the temporary closure of retail stores nationwide. The store closures came as more people in the U.S. are forced to remain at home to help curtail the spread of COVID-19 by promoting […]

INTERVIEW In a world of sluggish fashion sales and retail insolvencies, China’s apparel market may just by its sheer size appear as the promised land. But fashion brands looking to sell online need to understand the rules of Chinese e-commerce that are often set by online giants such as Alibaba and […]

The production chain is extended to the sales front in Freitag’s store in Zurich, Switzerland, where the customer can design and make their very own personalised truck tarpaulin bag. The conveyor system in the shop offers an overview of all available materials, where the shopper can select their personalised […]

INTERVIEW After creating the event in Miami last December with their pop-up store "Hello Miami", Mira Mikati and Sarah Andelman are doing it again. The Parisian designer of Lebanese origin and the co-founder of the fiery concept store Colette come to meet the Japanese consumer with a pop-up store this […]

In an effort to curtail the financial hit they are taking over coronavirus, Macy's. Inc will be furloughing most of its 130,000 person workforce. The news was reported by Reuters. The company has temporarily shut down all of its department store chains in the wake of coronavirus. Macy's has already […]

Confindustria Moda, an organization representing the Italian fashion industry, has asked commercial premises landlords to put lease payments on hold for retailers. The appeal was due to the coronavirus crisis, which has left Italy as one of the hardest hit countries in the world by the global pandemic. […]




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