Canadian department store chain Hudson's Bay has launched a new bilingual iOS app that features functionality for customers shopping online as well as those shopping in store. The key features of the app include a curated homepage showing latest brands and new arrivals, a saved favourites section and […]

After renovating the iconic Boucheron store at 26 Place Vendome, the Kering Group has opened its very first fine jewelry boutique for Gucci located at number 16, according to the Fashion Network. The inauguration of the store also marks the launch of Gucci’s fine jewelry line, with its first collection […]

Italian fashion house Gucci has joined a growing number of fashion brands and retailers that use Augmented Reality (AR) to help potential customers when making their purchasing decisions. Last week, Gucci and technology partner Wannaby added an AR feature to the Gucci App to allow customers to try on […]

Ermenegildo Zegna has tapped a retail veteran and Silicon Valley businessman to join its board of directors. Ron Johnson will be bringing his business expertise to the Italian luxury label. He is best known for being the man behind the growth and innovation of Apple's retail stores as senior vice president […]

H&M is expanding its Klarna payment services, including its buy now, pay later function, to the US market, after the two companies announced a global partnership back in October. The partnership extends across H&M’s online and in-store channels, and aims to provide “frictionless and flexible payments”, […]

Scotch & Soda is delving into the fashion rental trend with an upcoming rental service specifically for menswear. While rental is not a new concept to Scotch & Soda— the Dutch fashion company offers its womenswear through Rent the Runway— the company is tapping into a market that has been overlooked […]

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba wants more international brands to join its online marketplace Tmall. To accomplish this goal, the company has launched an English-language website named Tmall Global where merchants can apply to join the platform. They will be selected based on product category and quality. […]

Ted Baker has launched a new ship from store functionality to enhance its omnichannel order management operations. The British luxury brand teamed up with omnichannel order management specialist OneStock to unify inventory across its estate and deploy new ship from store and express click-and-collect […]

The Tata Group has operated Zara stores in India as a partner of Zara's parent company, Inditex, for nearly a decade. The Indian multinational conglomerate operates a large portfolio of brands across lifestyle, technology, finance and food, and is now reportedly building its own apparel empire that […]

After just under two years, Amazon has shut down its social discovery app, Amazon Spark. The app was intended to work as a competitor against Instagram, according to TechCrunch. Amazon Spark was created with the hopes of tapping into the social shopping movement — earlier this year, Instagram announced […]

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