Use of Instagram as a direct shopping channel is rising and the opportunity for brands to capitalise on impulse buys is growing too, analysts say, adding that this could boost small fashion retailers as well as large.
Icon Outlet, the 210,000 sq ft outlet mall that opened at The O2 in Greenwich, London, last year, has just announced a new tenant and it’s an interesting one with fashion retail ‘events’ firm Showcase signing up.
Rihanna has unveiled her new fashion brand with Louis Vuitton owner LVMH, a rare move by the French group to set up a label from scratch as it taps into soaring demand for celebrity collaborations in the luxury world.
Online retailer ISawItFirst has just been announced as sponsor of hit TV show Love Island for 2019, as 2018's sponsors, and brands whose products were seen in the show, saw surging sales as a result of their involvement.
The Seattle-based e-commerce giant has announced the launch of a new fashion drop venture. Dubbed “The Drop”, the program will see super limited-edition collections designed by global influencers go live for 30 hours.
Arcadia revealed some details of its long-rumoured CVA plan late Wednesday afternoon with an exit from its US stores and closures in the UK and Ireland that will affect 520 jobs. It will also focus more on digital.
The men’s division of the French governing body for fashion, the Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Masculine, has named the CEO of Celine, Séverine Merle, to the head of its board, succeeding Sidney Toledano.
Payments provider Klarna will be selling a selection of fashion, beauty, sports and tech brands such as Asos, Beauty Bay and Cambridge Satchel Company at a pop-up store opening in London’s Covent Garden on 5 June.