Authentic Brands Group, owner of a global portfolio of lifestyle and entertainment brands including Juicy Couture, has announced that it is expanding the fashion brand in South Korea with a partnership with Shinsegae International that will see the opening of 10 new shop-in-shops in the region. Shinsegae […]

New York - Many retailers worldwide have brought forward their holidays deals and discounts. Starting with a quite early and comprehensive Black Friday campaign has been one of the tactics most seen this year. FashionUnited analyses how retailers are upping their game to beat the Amazons of the world. […]

ANALYSIS New York – Changing Markets Foundation’s recent report confirms China’s viscose producers’ failure to meet global expectations for sustainable production of the textile material. ‘Dirty Fashion: Spotlight on China, by the Changing Markets Foundation’ unveils that the largest Chinese producers […]

Swedish brand Acne Studios has sold minority stakes, 41 percent, to IDG Capital and I.T. Group, according to news reports from WWD and Business of Fashion. The remaining shares will stay in ownership of founders Mikael Schiller and Jonny Johansson. IDG will acquire 30.1 percent and I.T Group will buy […]

The problem with returns is not only bothering online retailers but also environmentalists: the constant sending and receiving of parcels is increasing climate change because of the increased emission of greenhouse gasses. The problem is becoming more and more urgent in view of the steadily increasing […]

BACKGROUND Five years on from one of the most tragic industry accidents to date at Rana Plaza, which saw more than 1100 people lose their lives, and the inspectors working to improve the safety of the textile factory workers might have to leave Bangladesh. An eviction of the Bangladesh Accord - which […]

Finnish pulp and paper manufacturer Stora Enso has joined The H&m Group, Inter Ikea Group and SunPine founder Lars Stigsson in their joint venture TreeToTextile AB. The project aims to develop new textile fibres from renewable forest raw materials, at attractive costs. All four partners have an equally […]

ANALYSIS New York – Last Monday’s warning from Asos Plc., unanimously seen by both the industry and the market as better placed than most fashion peers to weather shopper fatigue, has raised a number of concerns about weakening consumer strength globally. On December 17, Asos issued an unexpected profit […]

Blockchain has undoubtedly become this year’s most popular technology. From financial services to supply chain, the blockchain has changed the way we do business. A recent study identity three ways this emerging technology is transforming retail worldwide. Quantzig, a global analytics and advisory firm, […]

Social media marketing is key for apparel and accessories retailers, as many consumers turn to social networks for fashion inspiration. But, to cut through the noise, brands have to think outside the box and target their ideal customers in a creative, engaging way. Global social media management platform […]

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