Amazon has launched Alexa Skill Blueprints, giving users the opportunity to create personalized Alexa skills suited to their homes and families. Categories of skills include at home, fun and games, and learning.
Inclusive designer Christian Siriano has opened a concept shop in NY where he will hand select pieces for customers, offering a unique clothing and accessories experience in a space designed to be Instagram-worthy.
Reformation has announced plans to divert 75,000 articles of clothing from landfills in 2018, tripling its goal from last year. It will launch initiatives that support the goal, including resale and vintage shopping.
The prospects are looking grim for House of Fraser with news that the struggling retailer has called in advisors to look at its restructuring options, which means store closures could be on the horizon.
Online retailers need to step up and take more responsibility for establishing the provenance of products they sell to ensure real fur labelled as faux isn’t slipping through, a UK committee of MPs has said.
It's all change at Mothercare with the under-pressure mother and baby products retailer having now changed its chairman just two weeks after its CEO was replaced, moving it from a non-executive to an executive role.
Sales dropped and profits headed downwards fast in the first half for Debenhams, but its international ops were stronger and its revamp strategy is showing early good results, although there's still a lot of work to do.