Despite the global Covid-19 crisis, fashion remains a consumption driver for shoppers in Europe, with a focus on eco-responsibility and local production. But, ‘revenge shopping’ remains high among the public which may threaten this sustainable objective.Here are the main findings of a study conducted […]

Online giant Amazon is continuing its push into fashion with the launch of its new high-end shopping experience, ‘Luxury Stores’. The new luxury proposition is launching with an invitation-only app for US Prime customers only and promises to offer both established and emerging luxury fashion and beauty […]

Klarna has been valued at 10.65 billion dollars in its latest equity finding, after raising 650 million dollars in its financing round.The payment and shopping service is now the highest-valued private fintech in Europe, and the fourth highest fintech worldwide.The round was led by Silver Lake Partners, […]

The UK Government this week announced tax free shopping in the UK as we know it will end on 31st December this year. All overseas visitors will no longer be able to obtain a VAT refund on items bought in the UK and take home in their luggage. Furthermore, UK airports will no longer be able to offer […]

Womenswear brand Never Fully Dressed is partnering with Global-e to boost its international offering, with the creation of localised shopping experience tailored to each market. Never Fully Dressed, known for its versatile dressing and wardrobe stables sets, is hoping the partnership with Global-e will […]

The Armani Group has opened its first Giorgio Armani boutique in Monte Carlo, Monaco, located in the renowned building of the Hôtel Hermitage. The concept of the boutique was personally developed by Giorgio Armani, in collaboration with his team of architects, confirmed the brand, and respects the Belle […]

& Other Stories is discovering new ways to connect with consumers in a retail landscape that has been changed to accommodate social distancing measures. The H&M Group-owned brand has launched a new retail experience in Galeries Lafayette: a vending machine. The vending machine will offer four of the […]

Burberry is launching a series of worldwide ‘Animal Kingdom’ pop-ups to celebrate exclusive editions of its signature bags and accessories. The pop-ups, which the brand stated will be carbon neutral in partnership with Wildlife Works and their REDD+ offset project in the Congo Basin, will feature large-scale […]

Kohl's has announced the launch of its new Kohl's Rewards program, a loyalty service that is now available nationwide. This is the first program of its kind the retailer has offered. Previously, Kohl's offered rewards to its shoppers in the form of Kohl's Cash, which are store credits earned through […]

British classic clothing and leather goods brand Connolly England is launching an upcycled collection with a weekly pop-up at Portobello Market during September. Connolly has collaborated with fashion stylist and vintage consultant Frank Akinsete, who has upcycled and transformed an edited selection […]

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