A new survey by CBRE has found that 79 percent of international consumers still visit a physical store to buy a product, reflecting the key role the in-store experience plays in the overall shopping journey. The research, which surveyed 32,000 consumers across 32 countries, found that consumers see […]

Online fashion retailer Nasty Gal has opened its debut retail location on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood, Los Angeles, as it looks to take the "conversation offline". Known for its fashion-forward clothing, Nast Gal has taken a 3,500 square foot retail space to offer a curated selection of apparel, intimates, […]

British heritage label Burberry has opened its latest US flagship store in Beverly Hills on North Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles. Designed under the creative direction of Christopher Bailey, the flagship situated on the corner of Rodeo Drive and Dayton Way spans over four floors, and has been created to […]

That online shopping in India has a huge growth potential in view of a growing middle class and tech savvy consumers is no secret but now it's official: According to Google’s annual Online Shopping Growth Trends report, there will be 100 million online shoppers in India by 2016, spending an estimated […]

US specialty retailer Gap and Europe’s largest online fashion website Zalando just announced a new partnership that will see Gap open its own dedicated online shop within Zalando. Starting from next summer, Gap will offer a broad assortment of clothing and accessories for its main lines Gap Women, […]

Alexander Wang fans in the UK need to start saving up this Christmas, as the American designer is set to open his first London store in Mayfair early next year. Located at 43-44 Albermarle Street, the new store will span over 6,500 square feet and will offer the entire product range from the designer's […]

French baby and children's fashion brand Petit Bateau announced yesterday that it has entered into a distribution partnership with Fung Kids Limited, part of Hong Kong-based Fung Retailing Limited, to enter China's fast growing babies and children's wear market. The brand, which is privately-owned by […]

The growing demand for 'fast-fashion' continues to spread around the world, leading some apparel retailers to introduce extreme measures. Founder of 'fast-fashion', Spanish holding company Inditex has seen such success and demand in Venezuela since the launch its labels Zara, Bershka and Pull & Bear, […]

Italian luxury leather goods company Valextra has opened its first US store on Madison Avenue in New York this week. Driving the expansion is the newly-minted CEO Alessandra Bettari, who joined the firm a little over a month ago. The new store, which was designed by architect Marco Constanzi, encompasses […]

The London-based internet portal Farfetch.com has launched a new click-and-collect service, which will allow customers to pick up items at any one of over 100 fashion boutiques the world over after ordering them online, perhaps from a store thousands of miles away. Farfetch, through which more than […]

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