French luxury house Hermès has teamed up with Apple Watch for its latest timepiece, as was announced on Wednesday at Apple's annual key note and September product launch. For the Apple Watch Hermès, Apple has gone the couture route, enlisting the Paris-based luxury brand to create leather straps for […]

New York - Macy's will be shuttering 35 to 40 underperforming stores as they work to reform their omnichannel approach. These closures will result in a reduction of 5 percent of their stores. While they have yet to announce which stores will be closed, the expected closures have an estimated revenue […]

Amsterdam - With 47 stores across Europe and Asia, there seems little holding back the ​international ​expansion of American lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters. As the doors of it's latest pop-up venture open in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, FashionUnited takes a moment talk to the man behind the brand's […]

When luxury brands are closing their shops in Hong Kong ahead of their leases expiring, the fashion world takes notice. US accessories giant Coach shuttered its flagship store in Central Mall in August and more recently Emperior Watch and Jewellery announced it would close its 1,700 sq ft shop in Causeway […]

The cult brand favoured by yoga fans, Lululemon, has decided to reorganise the way it sells pants in order to help customers find the right fit. In the past, the brand displayed its pants according to silhouette, going from highest to loosest but now the athletic wear label has decided to organise their […]

London - American sentiment has long embraced the notion that bigger is better, but US retail giant Forever 21 is looking at downsizing some of its biggest stores in order to facilitate its growth. The company, which also operates three stores in the UK, is in talks for a loan to boost its expansion […]

London - Net-a-Porter's discount sibling The Outnet is set to expand its current offering with the addition of beauty this autumn - although the category is unlikely to become a permanent addition to its line-up, unlike its luxury sister's site. The Outset will launch its digital beauty campaign from […]

Pepe Jeans London is looking to India for expansion, where it aims to more than double its current store operations from 200 up to 500 stores. Pepe Jeans, which is owned by Lebanese group M1 and LVMH subsidiary L Capital Asia, is looking to increase sales in the next three years, both via store expansion […]

Luxury online retailer Mytheresa.com has launched a new microsite which lets its users shop the looks shown on its main Instagram account, @mytheresaprgirl. The new site, found at insta-shop-mytheresa.com, lets users click on the images shown on the Munich-based retailers Instagram and then directs […]

Online retail giant Amazon has been named as one of the retail industry's ‘fastest growing social media’ brands, according to the latest Retail Social Media Benchmark results from eDigitalResearch. Amazon topped both the Facebook and Twitter social media ranks, with the online retailer gaining more […]

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