INTERVIEWShowfields connects an ongoing rotation of emerging and digitally-native brands with New York City shoppers through immersive retail experiences. The innovative multibrand retail store, which launched in 2018, takes up a four-story space at 11 Bond Street, where it offers brands assistance […]

IN-DEPTHThose following the fashion industry closely have probably noticed the name Klarna popping up again and again among the headlines. The Swedish fintech company, which raised 460 million US dollars (approximately 368 million pounds) in equity funding in August, has announced a series of fashion […]

INTERVIEWEarlier this month, at an analyst day held for Wall Street in New York, Gap announced that it plans to use analytics and machine learning to attract younger consumers to get the best yield out of a promotional retail environment. Tom Bloomfield, the Talent Acquisition Manager at Gap tells FashionUnited […]

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay has confirmed plans to close its Dutch stores by the end of the year. A total of 15 stores will be closed and 1,424 jobs will be lost. Hudson’s Bay employees in the Netherlands were informed of the news on Thursday afternoon, according to trade union CNV. "Especially because […]

More than 90 percent of shoppers have concerns when it comes to shopping via social media, yet nearly one-third of them still use it as a shopping platform, new research reveals. Payment security (59 percent), the quality of goods (56 percent) safety of their personal details (55 percent) and buying […]

Swedish footwear brand Vagabond Shoemakers is expanding its digital presence in the U.S. market later this month. It will launch an online concept store in the country, as well as an exclusive collection through e-commerce retailer Need Supply Co. on September 25. The women's shoe brand has prioritized […]

Swedish fashion giant H&M has confirmed it will trial selling external brands. The news was first reported by Swedish news site breakit.se after seeing a job advertisement for the position of Head of External Brands H&M on the fast-fashion retailer's website. The ad is looking for someone who will “a […]

French fashion brand Sandro has opened its first flagship store in the United States in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City. The location is centered on craftsmanship, which reflects the history and evolution of the brand. According to an announcement from the brand, this location will carry an exclusive […]

Tapestry's brands are expanding their presence in the Chinese market. The New York-based house of modern luxury lifestyle brands has partnered with Alibaba-owned commerce platform Tmall to expand its retail offerings. All three of Tapestry's brands - Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman - will have […]

Retail hits the road. Footwear designer Tamara Mellon has unveiled a traveling shoe closet as a new retail concept. Called "TM Closet," the mobile store will stop in several cities across the U.S. from now through mid-December. The footwear designer launched her eponymous, direct-to-consumer label in […]

Related news

MORE NEWS

 

LATEST JOBS

 

MOST READ