US fashion label Tommy Hilfiger has opened a new innovative digital showroom in it's head office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The new virtual location will showcase the label's latest collections and help retailers make their collection selection. The fashion label claims that the digital showroom […]

French department store retailer Galeries Lafayette was named the Best International Retailer of the Year by the National Retail Federation at the Retail’s Big Show 2015. The accolade is given to a company that has achieved retail excellence in its native country as well as internationally, was accepted […]

American retailer Neiman Marcus has installed a MemoryMirror from MemoMi in its Walnut Creek, California store, which allows shoppers to compare in real-time how different outfits look on them, in a side-by-side comparison, as well as a 360-degree view. The mirror works via an iPad and records each […]

US clothing company PVH Corp announced that it plans to close its Izod retail division by the end of fiscal year 2015. However, the company hopes that its growing Izod wholesale business will not be impacted. “The Izod retail business model can no longer achieve acceptable return metrics as a result […]

Fashion teen retailer Forever 21 has its sights on European market domination, as the retailer revealed plans to open 50 new stores in major cities over the next three years, including France, Germany, Portugal, The Netherlands, Italy, Poland, the Czech Republic and the UK. The fast-fashion retailer […]

The start of a new year is bond to bring around change, something which US retailers JC Penney and Macy's have embraced whole heartedly. Earlier this week both department store groups revealed plans to welcome 2015 by improving business by focusing on smaller, better performing locations with less staff. […]

Is bigger better? It certainly seems to be for a number of international retailers, with leading fashion conglomerate Inditex announcing the acquisition of a 4,400 square meter commercial location in the heart of Soho, New York. The Spanish company aims to open "a global standard-setting Zara store" […]

A sampling of US apparel retailers on Thursday revealed increased December sales as the sudden plunge in gas prices and a brighter jobs picture made shoppers more willing to spend during the Christmas gifting season. Retailers normally rake up 40 percent of their annual income in the all-important holiday […]

US fashion retailer Abercrombie & Fitch is set to open its first A&F and Hollister stores in Mexico during the first quarter of 2015. The apparel group has signed a franchise agreement with Grupo AXO to set up a retail network throughout the country, with the first Hollister store slated to open late […]

An increasing number of US consumers are willing to return unwanted gifts, with an estimated 64.67 billion dollars of presents expected to be returned this holiday season. According to a recent survey from the National Retail Federation (NRF), over one fifth of all returns occur during the festive season. […]

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