REPORT London - The rise of the fast-fashion business model has introduced a series of pros and cons for the global industry, ranging from environmental problems to product perception. But, most tellingly of all, it continues to pressure mid-market retailers to go on discounting, as a new study reveals […]

London - US outdoor-apparel company Patagonia is set to close all of its retail stores in the United States on November 8, in a bid to encourage its customers and employees to go out and vote. In addition, the sustainably driven company will also be shutting down its headquarters, distribution center […]

TK Maxx, the discount fashion retailer, saw strong sales and a stellar performance last year. The US-owned chain, which launched in the UK in 1994 with a store in Bristol, increased sales by 11 per cent from 2.2bn to 2.4bn pounds in the 12 months to January 30, 2016. Pre-tax profits also jumped 11 per […]

Opening in West Hollywood, Donna Karan recently just opened another Urban Zen location. The New York-based clothing company just launched the 2,000 square foot space as a permanent location. A photo posted by Urban Zen (@urbanzen) on Oct 22, 2016 at 1:43pm PDT Earlier, Karan told Racked LA that she […]

Heidi Merrick recently just planted a new brick-and-mortar store in SoCal. Highlighting West Coast culture, Merrick’s new boutique debuted in downtown Los Angeles. A photo posted by Heidi Merrick (@hmerrick) on Oct 28, 2016 at 1:31pm PDT The 1,500 square foot space is located near the fashion district […]

E-commerce lingerie brand Adore Me just recently announced that it will be retailing at Lord & Taylor. The New York-based brand is now currently available at the department store as well as on lordandtaylor.com. Adore Me is retailing a curated selection of their apparel at the luxury store’s location […]

Bio is planning to open a new shopping concept in SoHo. Off of Broadway, the retail space is debuting as a “shop-eat-drink-meet” experience for customers. The 10,000 square foot space is mostly met for shopping and its retail merchandise, however Bio is incorporating more aspects into its boutique. […]

British luxury etailer Matchesfashion.com has its sights set on the future of retail, which will include one hour delivery as the new norm and 360-degree videos, according to its chief executive officer, Ulric Jerome. At the moment the online retailer is working on one-hour delivery in major cities […]

US site Rue La La that stages off-season premium and designer brand sales has extended its e-commerce capabilities beyond its American market to more than 219 countries and territories globally. Rue La La offers its members 70 percent off must-have brands across women’s and men’s fashion, home decor […]

London - The US is the most attractive e-commerce market for British retailers according to a new study from Global-e, despite fewer than half of UK retailers selling across the pond. Global-e surveyed 250 retail decision makers in the UK and found that 59 percent believe that the US is the number one […]

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