OPINION The fast fashion business model in 2019 hasn’t changed much in the era of sustainability. At retail level we still see rails full of 5 euro t-shirts, piles of jeans costing less than 10 euros, and printed dresses advertised at 8.99 pounds. Even cheaper goods can easily be googled and purchased […]

Benetton has announced the opening of “numerous” new stores “in the main cities of the world” by the end of 2019 as part of its strategy to revive the brand. The first ones will be opened this Spring/Summer in Benetton’s native Italy, in the cities of Rome, Palermo and Naples, followed by stores in […]

Made-to-measure menswear brand Indochino has commenced operations in Australia today. The Canadian label's revolutionary custom retail format will now be available throughout the country via e-commerce. As with Indochino's existing markets, Australian shoppers will be able to create an online profile […]

Fashion Blogger Mr. Bags, legally known as Tao Liang, is expanding his base and business beyond the luxury handbag market. On Monday, the influencer and entrepreneur unveiled his new project, Mr. Jewelry & Watch. The news was reported by WWD. In China on the country's WeChat platform, the new account […]

Prices will drop an average of 10 percent on resale website Vestiaire Collective from tomorrow, April 10, thanks to substantial changes to its commission structure, the company informed today via a press release. The change is part of Vestiaire Collective’s new vision under recently-appointed CEO Max […]

Research and advisory company Gartner is predicting that by 2025, the top 10 global retailers by revenue will leverage contextualised real-time pricing through mobile applications to manage and adjust in-store prices for customers. Robert Hetu, vice president research analyst at Gartner explained in […]

New global research suggests large online fashion retailers get more than a quarter (28 percent) of online orders directly from search and social sites such as Google and Facebook. Nosto, the e-commerce personalisation and retail AI platform analysed 1.19 billion visits to e-commerce sites globally […]

INTERVIEW“On-trend, online, on-the-go”. That’s how Thai fast fashion company Pomelo Fashion defines itself. With weekly new arrivals, the company launched in 2013 by David Jou and Casey Liang bets on a “truly” omnichannel strategy to stand out from competitors like Asos and Zalora. In addition to selling […]

As part of its commitment to increasing sustainability initiatives, the H&M Group is trialing sales of second-hand and vintage clothing online. The company will launch a test for second-hand e-commerce on the Swedish website of its brand & Other Stories. Following this pilot, the company aims to extend […]

Indonesia, Mexico and the Philippines are the most in-demand markets as the fastest rising e-commerce countries, according to new research by card and account comparison service Merchant Machine. The e-commerce market grows larger every year with the help of technological advancements, and this new […]

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