Maison Alaia has reached an important milestone in its lifespan today, launching its first space in the digital sphere. The luxury fashion house had previously only occupied two brick-and-mortar spaces, one in London and one in Paris, as well as retailing with various department stores. The brand’s […]

Moncler has announced the launch of an exclusive pop-up store at Tmall, Alibaba’s luxury e-commerce platform in China, from September 27. The store will offer early access to six of the eight Moncler Genius collections, first presented at Milan Fashion Week. This is the first time Moncler and Alibaba […]

Halloween sales are on track to reach 9 billion dollars across the United States, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey. Conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the survey shows that over 175 Americans are planning take part in Halloween celebrations, each spending an average […]

Snap Inc., the company behind messaging app Snapchat, has announced a new tool in partnership with e-commerce giant Amazon. Beginning this week, Snapchat users are able to search for products on Amazon by pointing the Snapchat camera at a physical product or bar code. “When the item or bar code is recognized, […]

Helsinki store Stockmann, the largest department store in Finland, has launched a gender-neutral shopping floor concept called One Way. Located between the men’s and women’s departments, on floor 1.5, the new gender-neutral department will feature brands including Acne Studios, Calvin Klein, and Merrimekko, […]

INTERVIEW Dutch footwear brand Omoda opened a flagship store in Amsterdam last week, with interiors designed by the internationally renowned Piet Boon studio. Visitors are lured in by the bright window displays, which feature tall light columns to better showcase the shoes. Once inside, they have to […]

Clothing rental service Rent the Runway has opened its first brick and mortar location. Rent the Runway was one of the first fashion rental service, opening its digital doors nine years ago to offer consumers a short-term alternative to spending large sums on items they knew they wouldn’t wear more […]

The announcement of the U.S. placing new tariffs on Chinese-made goods is escalating the trade war as China said it has no choice but to retaliate. The new tariffs are set to take effect on 24 September. Jack Ma, chairman of Chinese conglomerate Alibaba, stated Chinese businesses would move production […]




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