Chinese shoppers unleashed a record deluge of cash online for Singles Day on Friday, Alibaba said, spending more than 13 billion dollars with the e-commerce giant in the world's biggest online shopping promotion. Singles' Day -- named for the repeated digit 1 in the date November 11 -- was created by […]

Fashion emporium Browns has undergone a re-brand under new owners Farfetch. The 47-year-old business was bought in May 2015 and is no longer under the creative direction of the Burstein family. New CEO Holli Rogers, formerly of Net-a-Porter, is driving the company into the digital age, but without forsaking […]

Swedish high street giant H&M is thought to be adding a new brand to its portfolio, with plans to unveil it in the coming year, according Drapers Online. The brand, expected to be called P Eleven, will join H&M labels Monki, Cos, & Other Stories, Cheap Monday, Weekday and its mainstay brand, H&M. P […]

This week the Louis Vuitton group launched its first edition of the LVMH Store Environment Awards. The awards honor best practices at all of its retail Houses. LVMH Group Managing Director Organized Antonio Belloni championed the initiative, alongside Environment Director Sylvie Bénard. The awards recognize […]

US sports goods manufacturer Nike and of the world’s biggest maker of sports clothing and accessories, has started online retail operations in India through its own portal. India-based users can now order from the global portal and have it home delivered. Earlier, only certain markets such as Australia, […]

Shoppers actively use their smartphones in-store, but new research shows they avoid retailers' own in-store apps. According to InMarket, the world's largest beacon proximity and location intelligence company, the behaviour they tracked shows users avoid retailer apps and spend their ‘mobile moments’ […]

London - The death of brick and mortar stores is a long way away, according to new research from Walker Sands Communications. In their annual Future of Retail Report, Walker Sands noted that despite the rise of ecommerce, customers still prefer an in-store experience. Aside from books, electronics and […]

London - Swedish fashion retailer H&M is expanding its reach and moving into new markets, as the retailer has signed to open its first stores in Georgia in 2017. In addition to opening its debut stores in Georgia, H&M will also be opening its debut stores in Colombia, Iceland and Kazakhstan next year. […]

Under Armour just recently opened its newest specialty retail location on November 3 in Boston. Located at the Prudential Center in the Back Bay, the 19,000 square foot store has officially opened. The new location will feature men’s, women’s, youth apparel, footwear, and accessories. Dubbed The Boston […]

The seasons are changing and Autumn is finally here, but over the past couple of months, many fashion retailers have faced hard times as warmer weather has kept consumers out of shops. So how do you manage profitability during seasonal changes, especially when they can be so volatile? Reports from BDO […]




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