On Monday Italy’s trade body for fashion, the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (CNMI), announced its digital fashion week lineup for 14-17 July. It also said September fashion week will go ahead as scheduled, including live events. 37 brands will paricipate in its digital fashion week, including […]

It’s hard to imagine twenty years ago marked the dawn of luxury e-commerce. Before the launch of Net-a-Porter in 2000 there was brick-and-mortar, multi brand retailers, department stores and brand-operated websites. There was no online destination that sold an exceptionally curated mix of high-end fashion […]

British property group Hammerson has announced plans to reopen its flagship Scottish shopping destinations - Union Square in Aberdeen, and Silverburn in Glasgow - on 13 July. The date will be confirmed following the Scottish government’s next review of its lockdown easing, which is due on 9 July. Earlier […]

Harrods has confirmed that the doors of its new concept store at Westfield London will open on 3 July. Revealed in May, Harrods Outlet is a new concept store designed to help the luxury department chain sell remaining stock built up during lockdown, while also taking pressure off its store in Knightsbridge […]

Lafayette 148 New York has announced the launch of AtelierDirect, a new division of the business. The company has enlisted a group of select stylists and brand ambassadors in key markets around the country to offer a new, private selling and styling service to clients craving a more curated, intimate […]

Off-White takes over the Italian department store Roma Rinascente. On Thursday, Virgil Abloh's label inaugurated a 27 square meter space on the second floor of 61 Via del Tritone . The location offers the brand's men's collections in a sleek decor. Heavy green curtains adorn the wall, plum carpeting […]

As more and more of us emerge from months in lockdown, some retail prognosticators have been announcing a speedy return to business as usual. Save the trappings of enforced social distancing, the hand sanitising stations and ugly arrows herding us like cattle around the shopping aisles, they’re eagerly […]

Laybuy, New Zealand's leading ‘buy now, pay later’ service, has announced PrettyLittleThing and Hype. to be the latest retailers who will offer this flexible payment option to their UK-based customers. Scheduled to go live online on both retailers’ e-shops later this month, Laybuy’s payment service […]

Video commerce platform NTWRK has partnered with payment provider and bank Klarna, known for its “buy now, pay later” services, to offer its US customers the same flexibility while checking out. This collaboration gives NTWRK’s millennials and Gen Z audience groups the possibility to shop exclusive […]

Struggling retailer J. C. Penney Co. Inc. has issued a new list of 13 more stores to be closed permanently as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. The department store chain would begin liquidation sales at the stores on July 3, pending court approval. The latest store closures reportedly include […]

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