OPINION London - With an unmanageable surplus of clothing garments being produced each year, estimates show the value of unused clothing to be around 30 billion pounds, not including the 140 million pounds worth of clothes that end up in landfill. According to Impossible, a group aiming to guide global […]

By now it’s no secret to anyone that Facebook wants to transform Instagram into a shopping platform. After allowing brands to make shoppable posts, the social network is extending the functionality to influencers as well. Starting next week, Instagram users will be able to shop the looks of their favorite […]

Streetwear-focused online publication Highsnobiety is set to launch its long-awaited e-commerce platform on May 22 with an exclusive partnership to carry Linea Rossa by Prada, a sportswear line first released in the 1990s and relaunched last year, Business of Fashion reports. According to Highsnobiety […]

Mulberry is expanding its network of brick and mortar stores. The British luxury brand has announced two new store openings, in New York City and Dubai. Each conceived as immersive spaces, the new Mulberry locations complement its existing e-commerce and wholesale businesses in their respective cities. […]

The European Commission has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to significantly reduce the fee European retailers need to pay to the cardholder’s bank when a tourist or online shopper makes a payment using a credit card issued outside the bloc. Known as Inter-regional interchange fees or inter-regional […]

With 51 percent of the world’s population using the Internet, it’s crucial for retailers to take a look at the latest digital trends and developments shaping the way consumers interact with their favorite brands and stores. Here are three trends likely to gain traction in 2019, according to a recent […]

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 […]

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 […]

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