Spanish fashion retailer Mango has integrated a new scan and shop function to its iOS app to boost mobile sales, which currently account for 30 percent of the retailer's global online turnover of 124 million euros (97.7 million pounds). The new function uses image recognition and augmented reality technology […]

The city of New York has unveiled plans to invest 3.5 million dollars (2.23 million pounds) in a new fashion epicenter in Brooklyn, named the Manufacturing Innovation Hub for Apparel, Textiles and Wearable Tech. The facility aims to boost local manufacturing, create new jobs and offer support to emerging […]

Designer independent concept Dover Street Market is reportedly in advanced talks to relocate to Burberry’s former headquarters in Haymarket in London’s West End, according to Property Week. The luxury fashion retail store owned by Rei Kawakubo of Japanese brand Comme de Garçons currently […]

Luxury label Rebecca Minkoff has teamed up with eBay to launch its first 'Connected' store, in Soho, New York City, which is said to usher in the future of retail shopping. The new store aims to offer an innovative in-store experience, whilst blurring the boundaries between online and offline shopping […]

Dutch womenswear brand SuperTrash has relocated from his South Molton Street store to London’s Carnaby Street with a new two-storey flagship. The new location at 43 Carnaby Street, on the corner of Carnaby and Ganton Street, is in a more prominent location and the Dutch fashion brand is looking […]

Mobile and international sales pushed online sales to a record high this Black Friday, ahead of the Monday after Thanksgiving, known as Cyber Monday, which is usually thought of as the biggest online shopping day. Online sales during Black Friday past the 2 billion dollar, or 1.27 billion pound mark […]

The Woolmark Company has launched an e-commerce marketplace on its consumer-facing website,, as it looks to make Merino wool products more “discoverable” for consumers worldwide. doesn’t sell products directly, but instead acts as an aggregator powered by ShopStyle […]

AgilOne, a predictive creative cloud, has completed a survey of marketing personalisation preferences for shoppers in different territories. The company surveyed more than 3,000 adult consumers in the US and UK on their shopping personalization preferences using retail research agency Conlumino. Everyday […]

British model Naomi Campbell launched a pop-up fashion shop in east London to raise awareness of the spread of Ebola on Thursday. Sporting a thick fringe and wearing a plunging grey dress, Campbell showed off party dresses, glittery high heels and other pieces donated by designers and friends to be […]

INTERVIEW_ German clothing retailer Takko Fashion continues its expansion in the Russian market and plans to open five more stores by the end of the year. And in 2015, the value fashion retailer will even head to Russia's east. In an interview with FashionUnited, Konstantin Arkhipov, CEO of Takko CIS, […]




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