Over the past few years the retail landscape has been evolving at rocket speed with 2020 set to be the definitive year of immersive retailing. The much talked about ‘store of the future’ must, in fact, become reality today. As digital and bricks & mortar strategies merge to co-exist, the retail […]

INTERVIEWDespite traditions of celebration and relaxation, the holiday shopping season is one of the busiest times of the year for the retail industry. Last year, holiday spending amounted to 850 billion dollars in the U.S., taking into account figures over a period of just 54 days. Insights from previous […]

While some consumers, brands and retailers reject big sales events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday as environmentally damaging and decide to opt out, others jump right in and count the days until the big event, ready to give deep discounts on retailer side and ready to spend on consumer side. FashionUnited […]

Not many international brands and retailers could afford to ignore India, the world’s most populous country with 1.37 billion people, second only to China, and catching up fast. Given that 41 percent of that enormous population is using the internet, that is a whopping 562 million people or potential […]

When Selfridges debuted a gender neutral pop-up called Agender in 2015 it occupied a tiny, slightly awkward space in its London flagship store. At the time the directional retailer was lauded for thinking outside the gender binary, which four years ago was still a novel conversation. Of course genderless […]

Sustainability and efficiency have become priorities for retailers this holiday shopping season, with initiatives like omnichannel shopping services or markdowns that promote fashion recycling. And now a new gifting platform offers another solution to streamline holiday shopping between retailer, gift […]

Just in time for ski season, Rent the Runway has expanded its collections to include a new rental category dedicated to athleisure and skiwear. As with its existing womenswear categories, this athleticwear range is available for customers to rent either through 4-8 day Reserve rentals that start at […]

ANALYSIS New York - According to stats compiled by LicenseGlobal, as of early morning of Thanksgiving Day – the day prior to Black Friday – consumers in the U.S. had already spent 2.1 billion dollars via online retail, raising the year-on-year digital growth for the period to 20.2 percent. By early […]

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