British heritage label Burberry will be starting a series of surprise monthly product releases. On the 17th of each month, new products will be made available for purchase for 24 hours only on the company’s Instagram and WeChat profiles. Titled “B Series”, the retail strategy coined by the brand’s new […]

To enter the market in the MENA region (Middle East & North Africa), Shoe retailer Deichmann SE has entered into a long-term partnership with Azadea Group. The opening of the first store on the Arabian Peninsula under the Deichmann brand, the company said, is scheduled for 2019 in Dubai. "We are aiming […]

The Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is launching a store to provide fashion students with hands-on experience on how to run a retail space. Simply called “Store”, the shop offers clothing items from 20 local designer brands, some of which were […]

Swedish fast fashion giant H&M is expanding its presence in Latin America. The brand unveiled its first store in Uruguay last Saturday. Located in the country's capital, Montevideo, the new shop was so highly anticipated that 1,000 customers queued in front of it, waiting for the doors to open.“We have […]

Swedish fashion chain H&M has announced that it is entering into a global partnership with Klarna, which will see one of Europe’s leading payments providers further integrating H&M’s digital and physical stores to give customers a “seamless, personalised and engaging shopping experience”, as well as […]

French fashion label IKKS has opened four brick-and-mortar stores in Shanghai and Beijing, as the brand expands their childrenswear lines to the Chinese market. The ambitious move begins with their Junior line, which was released on 8 September, and comes after IKKS signed a joint-venture contract with […]

Nike has unveiled its first “House of Innovation”, located in Shanghai. The new store concept celebrates the brand’s innovations with rotating art installations, workshops, lectures and digitally-led trialing sessions. It also offers visitors exclusive products and collectibles that can’t be found anywhere […]

Consumers born between 1981 and 1997, also known as the Millennial generation, are feeling positive about their personal finances. Consequently, they are planning on spending more on luxury. That’s according to a survey with over 3,000 respondents from the US, France, Italy and China, conducted by investment […]

China’s e-commerce giant JD. com has expanded to Thailand by partnering up with local retailer Central Group. The duo launched e-commerce platform JD Central on September 28, after three months of test operations, a period in which sales have “exceeded expectations” -- according to a company statement. […]

Gold, silk and hundreds of diamonds: a Dubai-based shoemaker has debuted what it says is the world's most expensive pair of shoes -- with a whopping 17 million USD price tag. At a time when some major fashion houses around the world are struggling to sell their high-end clothes, Jada Dubai, a design […]