London - German sporting goods giant Adidas is planning to open 3,000 stores in China over the next four years, as the athletic company is banking on a rise in football fans and growth in smaller cities. The expansion will see Adidas' store portfolio grow to 12,000 in China from its current 9,000 and […]

In the Hindu Kush mountains craftswomen painstakingly stitch flowing scarves, skilled artisans who were unable to sell their products beyond the remote region until mobile internet came to Pakistan and dropped the market into the palms of millions of previously marginalised people. The women of northern […]

London - Amid rumours surrounding Amazon foray into fashion last October, the US internet giant has quietly launched not one, not two but seven private fashion brands, including womenswear, menswear, childrenswear and accessories. Amazon recently filed trademark applications for its upcoming in-house […]

London - Luxottica and Valentino have announced an exclusive 10-year eyewear license agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of Valentino eyewear. The first collection under the agreement will be on sale early next year with the company saying it’s all about “coolness and style”. […]

Australian designer Juby Jacob Mcdonald’s label Juby Mcdonald is all set to officially launch in India. The international label will bring carefully curated designs for the modern woman. A coveted luxury purchase, its craftsmanship is beyond compare. The label has high-end, fashion forward designs with […]

Los Angeles - European retailer Primark has announced new plans to open more flagships in the U.S. After having just opened its first U.S. store, the company unveiled that it will have a Northeast rollout of new brick and mortar stores for this year. The new stores will open in suburban areas, unlike […]

The US fast fashion brand is set to launch in Poland by the second half of the year. In fact, the fifth largest fashion retailer in the United States has commissioned Teren Management Europe and Cushman & Wakefield to locate the best spots for its Polish debut. Teren Management Europe, the franchising […]

British accessories and fashion company Mulberry has signed a global licensing deal with Italian Japanese distributor Onward Luxury Group to make and distribute its clothing and footwear ranges. Mulberry's chief executive Thierry Andretta told The Daily Mail: “The categories of ready-to-wear and shoes […]

To say that consumer shopping habits around the world are vastly changing is a bit of an understatement. Experts argue that retailers need to respond to change swift and adapt, or be left behind. ”This is arguably the most exciting time in retailing history," says Myf Ryan, Chief Marketing Officer, […]

Yoox Net-a-Porter announced stellar sales figures this week, with growth of 31 percent 1.7 billion euro in fiscal 2015, beating analysts’ expectations of 1.6 billion euro. Mobile shopping contributed almost 40 percent of the group's sales, boosted by native apps, which surged 180 percent. The company […]

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