E-commerce giant Amazon has been named the ‘most valuable’ retail brand across pure retail, luxury brands, apparel, and the fast food sector, in the inaugural BrandZ Top 75 ‘most valuable’ Global Retail Brands ranking from WPP. Despite shifts in consumer habits, priorities and expectations of the shopping […]

Recent research from ContentSquare has revealed that the most frequently abandoned online shopping cart item is clothing, with 40 per cent of purchases being discarded at checkout. Coming above technology and homeware purchases (18 and 16 per cent respectively) this is clearly an area that needs attention […]

Sam Edelman has announced the opening of three shops in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Chengdu with luxury retailer Lane Crawford. Lane Crawford will host two exclusive launch events this month in Hong Kong and Shanghai in honor of the store openings. Sam, and his wife and business co-founder, Libby Edelman […]

Cos just opened a new flagship landing in The Netherlands. As a brand under H&M, the contemporary's brick-and-mortar officially branched out with this new concept in March 2018 in Haarlem. The store boasts 337 square meters and includes ready-to-wear apparel. The brick-and-mortar retails both menswear […]

Scanlan Theodore just announced its first U.S. opening. The Australian-based brand officially launched its first flagship in the city in Manhattan. The women's and accessories brand offers ready-to-wear, handbags and footwear. Founded in Melbourne, Australia in 1987, the Flatiron boutique serves as […]

London - Honey Birdette, Australian luxury lingerie brand, is set to make its physical debut in the US, following its UK push. The luxury label has confirmed the opening of two stores in the US, which will open their doors to the public later this year. The first to open will be located in Los Angeles […]

Shopping for high-end groceries in France may be about to get a little easier. Monoprix, one of France's top supermarket and household item chains, has announced it will start selling some of its products to Amazon Prime customers in Paris later this year. It is a first for France, where online grocery […]

Shopify, the multi-channel commerce platform, has announced that it is expanding its ‘shopping on Instagram’ feature for merchants in eight additional markets including the UK, Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Brazil. The feature means that Shopify’s sales channel integration with […]

Swedish childrenswear brand Newbie launched by Kappahl in 2010 is spreading its footprint in the UK. The company said, in April Newbie store will open in Bluewater and another one in Westfield London White City shopping centres bringing the brand’s UK footprint to four stores and e-commerce, with 20 […]

The H&M Group is turning its focus on increasing its online presence after failing to reach its expected sales target for the end of January. Analysts noted that H&M late response to the shift to online sales may have affected its overall sales, which is why H&M has teamed up with Tmall, China’s leading […]