Formed in the Hangzhou flat of co-founder Jack Ma in 1999, Alibaba has ridden the seemingly insatiable Chinese appetite for online shopping to become one of the world's most valuable companies. On Friday, the US-listed company confirmed plans to add its value further, but listing additional shares in […]

A realistic fit, a more efficient and sustainable way of working, saving costs and gathering valuable data: These are just a few of the many benefits digitisation provides the fashion industry with. According to Alvanon, the global leader in fashion technology, 3D design is the next necessary and logical […]

About 90,000 Cambodian apparel and textile workers could be out of a job if the proposed trade sanctions by the European Union cause fashion brands to source elsewhere, fear workers’ rights groups. Currently, Cambodia profits from the “Everything but Arms” (EBA) scheme established in 2001 that gives […]

New York – British fashion retailer Quiz has just announced a partnership with fashion personalisation platform True Fit to integrate its True Confidence solution onto Quiz’s e-commerce site. True Fit’s solution supports Quiz’s strategy to enhance the shopping experience for all customers and is now […]

11 Honoré, the plus-size luxury multi-brand retailer, has raised 10 million dollars for expansion and to grow its personal shopping service. The company's personal styling services seem to be one of the best opportunities for revenue growth at the company as personal stylists generate six figure sales […]

Japanese fashion group Fast Retailing has announced partnerships with two robotics startups in a bid to step up its warehouse automation. The company, which owns Japanese fast-fashion giant Uniqlo, has linked with Mujin Inc., a Japanese intelligent industrial robot controller manufacturer, and Exotec […]

Online fashion and lifestyle company Global Fashion Group S.A. (GFG) has said that net merchandise value (NMV) increased by 24.1 percent on a constant currency basis to 433.8 million euros (477.6 million dollars), while revenue growth was 18.7 percent on a constant currency basis as marketplace share […]

Amsterdam-based clothing company, Labfresh, known for treating its products with dirt-repellent, antibacterial and innovative textile technologies, has successfully crowdfunded for its stain repellent trousers in less than two hours to surpass its 13,000-pound goal. The Kickstarter campaign marked the […]

Adidas has announced it will close its two state-of-the-art ‘Speedfactories’ and will be transferring the technologies to two of its suppliers in Asia at the end of this year. The German sportswear giant said it plans to close the high-tech "robot" factories in Ansbach, Germany, and Atlanta, USA by […]

French luxury giant LVMH has not ruled out raising its initial 14.5 billion dollars offer to take over US jewelers Tiffany, sources close to the deal told AFP on Friday. The two groups resumed their stalled talks this week after Tiffany's board asked LVMH to reconsider its bid, which the sources said […]

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