Retail

Visit to the Shein pop-up: what makes the fast-fashion giant so appealing?

Berlin's luxury shopping mile, the Kurfürstendamm, begins at Breitscheidplatz and becomes increasingly exclusive the further one walks towards the west. However, going west past Gucci, Chanel, and Hermès this August, you'll find the very opposite end of the price and quality scale: Shein. The Chinese ultra-fast fashion company has opened a...

18 hours ago

Business |Interview

Business in uncertain times: How Zalando is dealing with Brexit, inflation and shifted consumer sentiment

Online retailer Zalando is one of the leading destinations for fashion and lifestyle in Europe. The Berlin-based company serves 25 European markets with an overall consumer base of around 49 million. With its Platform Strategy at its centre, namely the marketplace model and connected retail, Zalando aims to achieve international growth by...

18 hours ago

Fashion

Ranra wins Zalando Sustainability Award

London/Reykjavík-based design studio Ranra has been named the winner of the fourth Zalando Sustainability Award during Copenhagen Fashion Week, beating off tough competition from British fashion brand Raeburn and Parisian-based Mworks. Ranra’s genderless collection impressed the international jury with its use of “exciting techniques” with...

11 Aug 2022

Business

Wholesale marketplace Faire launches showroom

Faire, the online wholesale marketplace for independent retailers and brands, is launching a showroom experience to easily allow retailers to discover and source premium brands and apparel available on the platform. The launch aims to level the playing field for independent retailers and help brands reach new customers around the world, as Faire...

11 Aug 2022

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