The American leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions announced over the weekend that it has completed its acquisition of Trade Secret, an off-price retailer that operates 35 stores in Australia. The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX), has bought the Australian retailer from Gazal Corporation […]

There is no doubt that Fast Retailing is rapidly growing and expanding, largely due in part to the increasing demand for its top brand Uniqlo. The Japanese fashion conglomerate had a cool market value of 16.2 billion US dollars in 2010, when it first entered FashionUnited's Top 100 Index, which has […]

REPORTSkechers USA said that the third quarter 2015 net sales were 856.2 million dollars compared to 674.3 million dollars for the third quarter of 2014. Gross profit was 387 million dollars or 45.2 percent of net sales compared to 304.5 million dollars or 45.2 percent of net sales for the third quarter […]

Asian leading publishing house SCMP Group is venturing beyond media with the acquisition of MyDress.com. The publisher of the century-old South China Morning Post newspaper is reported to have agreed to pay over 5.12 million dollars for the Hong Kong-based online retailer. As reported by Chinese media, […]

New York - Thom Browne has just made history as the first U.S. designer to enter a deal with Woolmark Co. Under the deal, the designer will use Cool Wool in both his men's runway and commercial item pieces. Browne, whose claim to fame includes cropped suit pants for men, will be using exclusively Australian […]

OPINION The Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP) that was recently formed between the USA and eleven Pacific states - Canada, Chile, Mexico and Peru on one hand and New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and Vietnam on the other - aims to remove trade barriers and to set common standards. […]

REPORTFor the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015, revenues at the Christian Dior group increased 14 percent to 35,081 million euros (39,841 million dollars), compared to 30,867 million euros (35,059 million dollars) last year. Profit from recurring operations increased 4 percent, while net profit witnessed […]

ANALYSIS American Apparel seems to be feeling quite optimistic as the troubled fashion retailer, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection barely a week ago, now says it would become profitable in 2018. The Los Angeles-based company predicts that its reorganisation plan will help turn its fortunes […]

Those who are not too fond of trying on clothes in stores should take note: a new 3-D body mapping app allows shoppers to skip this step and try on clothes virtually, from the convenience of their homes or anywhere, and promises perfect fit. A group of Indian techies has set up Trupik, a start-up with […]

New York - H&M, in their continued quest for global domination of the fast-fashion market, is focusing their sights on India. The country's Saket Select Citymall is now home to a two story H&M. The shopping destination is also home to a Gap, MAC Cosmetics, and Zara. While India has always looked like […]

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