Ermenegildo Zegna has tapped a retail veteran and Silicon Valley businessman to join its board of directors. Ron Johnson will be bringing his business expertise to the Italian luxury label. He is best known for being the man behind the growth and innovation of Apple's retail stores as senior vice president […]

H&M is expanding its Klarna payment services, including its buy now, pay later function, to the US market, after the two companies announced a global partnership back in October. The partnership extends across H&M’s online and in-store channels, and aims to provide “frictionless and flexible payments”, […]

Scotch & Soda is delving into the fashion rental trend with an upcoming rental service specifically for menswear. While rental is not a new concept to Scotch & Soda— the Dutch fashion company offers its womenswear through Rent the Runway— the company is tapping into a market that has been overlooked […]

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba wants more international brands to join its online marketplace Tmall. To accomplish this goal, the company has launched an English-language website named Tmall Global where merchants can apply to join the platform. They will be selected based on product category and quality. […]

Ted Baker has launched a new ship from store functionality to enhance its omnichannel order management operations. The British luxury brand teamed up with omnichannel order management specialist OneStock to unify inventory across its estate and deploy new ship from store and express click-and-collect […]

The Tata Group has operated Zara stores in India as a partner of Zara's parent company, Inditex, for nearly a decade. The Indian multinational conglomerate operates a large portfolio of brands across lifestyle, technology, finance and food, and is now reportedly building its own apparel empire that […]

After just under two years, Amazon has shut down its social discovery app, Amazon Spark. The app was intended to work as a competitor against Instagram, according to TechCrunch. Amazon Spark was created with the hopes of tapping into the social shopping movement — earlier this year, Instagram announced […]

Pinterest has taken one more step towards its goal to become an online shopping space rather than just a place where people can make digital moodboards. The company has announced the expansion of its third-party partner program, launched in 2015, to bring more businesses and services onto the platform […]

Lululemon might have just launched a gender neutral wellness line, but it looks like they are shifting gears on how they are thinking about their men's business. The company has closed its standalone mens stores in New York City and Toronto. The news was reported by Bloomberg. After careful consideration, […]

Technological advancements like augmented reality, virtual reality, 3D visualisation and 3D printing are increasingly applied in a creative way in the fashion industry. And they should be as consumers prefer trying on garments before buying them - online or offline. This is made easier by apps that […]

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