PVH Corp. has announced that it is expanding presence of its heritage brand Izod into Europe. Beginning fall 2018, the company said in a statement, customers in Spain, Germany, the Netherlands and Scandinavia will be able to shop the classic American Izod products including, shirts, polos, T-shirts, […]

Shopping from the comfort of home or our mobile phones is a convenience we can no longer live without. But where do all the clothes come from that don’t originate from boutiques or the shop floor? They are stored in warehouse hubs, often in locations we may not come to expect. According to the CBRE […]

One year after launching its first products on Chinese e-commerce platform JD.com, Swiss watch and jewelry maker Chopard is releasing an official flagship store in partnership with China’s largest e-tailer. JD.com said in a statement that Chopard will be able to offer more products to Chinese consumers […]

Victoria’s Secret is struggling. Amidst the #metoo and body positivity movements, the brand best known for the flawless models strutting in angel wings has fallen out of fashion. After announcing its Q2 results last Thursday, the brand’s parent company, L Brands, has announced the closure of 20 Victoria’s […]

Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto has launched an English-language one-stop webstore for all of his brands, called ‘The Shop Yohji Yamamoto’. The fashion house’s e-commerce will feature web-only brand S'yte, Yohji Yamomoto Produce, which reproduces his signature hits, genderless Ground Y line, casual […]

Fashion and accessories label Uterqüe from the makers of Zara has launched a flagship store on Tmall in China, with an aim to establish its presence in the country. After launching online, the company plans to open brick-and-mortar stores in China. “With the rapid growth of the market for high-end goods […]

INTERACTIVE Times are changing in the retail office space: inflexible tasks in tiny, uninspiring offices are now a thing of the past. The contemporary working environment demands flexibility and self-innovation of employees. A perfect example is the Hugo Boss campus in Metzingen, Germany, which employs […]

British fashion retailer River Island has confirmed that it is launching a homeware collection for the first time for autumn/winter 2018 in selected stores and online. Launching in October, River Island Home will feature a 160-piece collection, which will showcase the brand’s “signature style and handwriting” […]

ANALYSIS Last week, VF Corporation decided to spin off its denim brands Wrangler and Lee, forming two separate, independent companies. While VF said the new company, yet to be named, has significant potential for growth, market analysts quickly attributed the move to declining denim sales, with many […]

One country’s woes are a luxury shopper’s gain. As Turkey fights for its sliding lira, international luxury shoppers are taking advantage of its attractive prices for designer goods. Queues outside Chanel and Louis Vuitton this week saw Chinese, Middle Eastern and a plethora of nationalities hoping […]

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