Visual search firm Donde raised 6.5 million dollars in Series A funding following a partnership with Forever 21. Its partnership with the fast fashion brand allowed shoppers to search for items through selecting specific style attributes such as length or fit. Donde's tool works to transform the e-commerce […]

Denim brand Revtown is partnering with Nordstrom for its first permanent brick-and-mortar retail plan. The digitally native brand will now be available in five physical Nordstrom locations across Pittsburgh, New York, Burlington, Austin and Dallas, and on Nordstrom's e-commerce site. Revtown first ventured […]

Sustainable womenswear brand Reformation launched an innovative new campaign called Carbon is Canceled. The campaign uses retail credits to incentivize consumers to opt for renewable energy options in their homes. Reformation partnered with Arcadia Power and Native energy for the initiative, as a measure […]

Hermès is set to open a new flagship store at 706 Madison Avenue, in New York. Spanning over five floors, the retail space will occupy a restored bank building from the 1920s, red-brick facade included, approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The announcement follows the renewal of Hermès’ […]

INTERACTIVE Nothing less than creating a "radically" new shopping experience was the goal behind online fashion retailer Bonprix's new pilot store. Want to order your size into the fitting room via smartphone or have tags that change prices in real time along with the ones in the online shop? The store […]

British online fashion retailer MatchesFashion is to open a pop up store during the Frieze art fair in Los Angeles. The temporary boutique will be reminiscent of its store on Carlos Place, in London's Mayfair. The store will open 15-17 February at Paramount Studios, and be a curation of new designers […]

When Parisian concept store Colette shuttered its doors at the end of 2017, it didn’t just mark the end of an era for the Rue Saint-Honoré boutique, but for fashion itself. Often described as a haven of influence, it became a mouthpiece for the fashion industry since opening its doors in 1997. A platform […]

Neiman Marcus intends to shut down its retail innovations lab. Called the Neiman Marcus iLabs, the platform had been operated by Scott Emmons since 2012. Emmons announced his departure from the retailer to join consultancy firm TheCurrent Global as he no longer believes retail innovation can happen […]

Burberry is favoring its American consumers with its first collection since Ricardo Tisci took over creative direction. Tisci's debut collection is retailing exclusively through Barneys New York and the brand's New York stores before global consumers can shop the spring 2019 collection later this month. […]

Yesterday the National Retail Federation forecasted retail sales to grow between 3.8 and 4.4 percent in 2019. “The underlying state of the economy is sound”, said NRF’s president Matthew Shay in a statement. But today a BDO survey of 300 CEOs, CFOs and COOs from Retail & Consumer Products companies […]

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