Michael Kors has certainly enjoyed its time in the limelight. Filling a gap in the market, the brand appealed to millions of consumers around the world who were ready to invest in luxury brands, but not quite able to afford their high prices. But a shadow over the company has been spreading as the brand’s […]

REPORTPrada for the nine months ended October 31, 2015 reported consolidated net revenues of 2,582.5 million euros (2,824.2 million dollars), a 1.2 percent increase at current exchange rates on the corresponding period in 2014. Net Profit declined 26 percent to 235.1 million euros (257.2 million dollars). […]

REPORTThe H&M group’s sales including VAT increased by 4 percent in local currencies in November 2015 compared to the same month last year. The company said that the sales in November were negatively affected by the unseasonably mild weather in North America and in many of the H&M group’s large sales […]

Chinese internet giant Alibaba said Friday it would buy Hong Kong's South China Morning Post, following weeks of speculation over the future of the English-language newspaper. "(Alibaba) has entered into a definite agreement to acquire the South China Morning Post (SCMP) and other media assets of SCMP […]

Gap was once seen as the ultimate American brand for fashion basics, but over the years the US retailer has struggled to hold consumer interest as attention for its denim jeans and fleece pullover waned. Now with increasing competition from fast-fashion retailers, Gap's popularity is fading fast and […]

London - As things continue to look bleak for struggling fashion retailer American Apparel, founder and former CEO and Chairman Dov Charney announced plans for a potential offer to save the company he founded in 1989. According to a statement Charney released on Friday, he is currently "exploring plans […]

America's former sweetheart Gap was once praised for its timeless basic collection as everyone sought out its denim jeans and fleece pullovers. However as the wheel of fashion continues to turn, attention for the brand waned greatly over the years as consumers moved onto bigger and brighter fashion […]

Fashion is an ever-changing industry. Companies who dominate the global fashion industry today, need to keep pace with, and even capitalize on changes. In a highly competitive environment, business analytics and market intelligence are must-have tools. FashionUnited took a closer look at the largest […]

FashionUnited has launched the first of its semi-annual list, Global Top 200 Fashion Companies, highlighting the top players in fashion worldwide. The comprehensive ranking includes the biggest 200 fashion companies by market capitalisation and includes both public and privately held companies. At a […]

Although Alessandro Michele has just been at the creative helm of Gucci for 10 brief months, his vision has had a enormously effect on Gucci. However, given his background at the Italian fashion house, this should come as little surprise as he has been working behind the scenes with the luxury label […]

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