British jewellery chain Links of London has reportedly called in advisers from Deloitte as the company faces collapse. According to The Sunday Times, the struggling retailer is considering launching a CVA to reduce rents and close stores. A collapse could put as many as 500 jobs at risk. The company […]

China and Italy are strengthening their relationship where it concerns fashion and retail. The AliExpress portal, Alibaba's web retail platform, is officially launching in Italy in March, the first country outside of China, although the portal has been operational for some time. "The Italian project […]

American consumers are more open to buy and sell secondhand apparel than ever before: the resale market has grown 21 times faster than the retail fashion market over the past three years and is projected to grow from 24 billion US dollars to 51 billion US dollars in the next five years, according to […]

Contemporary Swedish fashion label Filippa K has launched a new brand website that offers an optimised and personalised shopping experience for its global audience, as part of its strategy to provide “a start of the art and customer-focused experience both off and online”. The new-look website, which […]

The John Lewis Partnership has announced that it will reduce its operational greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 at the latest, without purchasing offsets, in line with the pathway set by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to limit global warming to 1.5C. The move will see […]

So much has changed in retail in the last twenty years that it may seem almost impossible to predict what the next 20 years have in store. But market research firm Euromonitor did just that. The company just published a white paper exploring how technology can change commerce and consumer behavior over […]

Personal styling service Trunk Club launched a new feature today to allow its customers to add three additional small items such as undergarments or accessories to their orders. The Nordstrom-owned personal styling service is designed to match shoppers with curated selections of clothing based on their […]

Walmart announced earlier this week that it will discontinue its popular "Savings Catcher" price match initiative. Under the program, the retailer would match the price of a competitor if a shopper found an identical item priced for less than Walmart's price. The retail giant would issue a gift card […]

Matalan, known for its affordable fashion, is branching out into beauty with the launch of its own-branded make-up collection, Beauty Collective, with everything under 10 pounds. The Beauty Collection aims to offer beauty essentials, “whether you’re into barefaced beauty or a dedicated follower of glam, […]

Leading nursery brand Mamas and Papas has signed a wholesale deal with John Lewis and Partners to supply a curated range of products for the its department stores and online, as the brand looks to expand its reach. The initial range for John Lewis will include Mamas and Papas best-selling travel items, […]

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