The Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is launching a store to provide fashion students with hands-on experience on how to run a retail space. Simply called “Store”, the shop offers clothing items from 20 local designer brands, some of which were […]

Swedish fast fashion giant H&M is expanding its presence in Latin America. The brand unveiled its first store in Uruguay last Saturday. Located in the country's capital, Montevideo, the new shop was so highly anticipated that 1,000 customers queued in front of it, waiting for the doors to open.“We have […]

Swedish fashion chain H&M has announced that it is entering into a global partnership with Klarna, which will see one of Europe’s leading payments providers further integrating H&M’s digital and physical stores to give customers a “seamless, personalised and engaging shopping experience”, as well as […]

Nike has unveiled its first “House of Innovation”, located in Shanghai. The new store concept celebrates the brand’s innovations with rotating art installations, workshops, lectures and digitally-led trialing sessions. It also offers visitors exclusive products and collectibles that can’t be found anywhere […]

German fashion brand Marc Cain launched its first pop-up store in Miami as it hopes to grow further in the United States. Marc Cain, will open its 131-square-meter store in the Brickell City Centre Mall for at least one year and offer the latest collections. “For Marc Cain’s first-ever pop-up store, […]

Ahead of the holiday shopping season, JCPenney has launched a new private brand called Peyton and Parker. The company said in a statement that designed to help moms create effortless style for the family and home, Peyton and Parker offers a curated collection inspired by Instagram moments and the beautiful […]

Consumers born between 1981 and 1997, also known as the Millennial generation, are feeling positive about their personal finances. Consequently, they are planning on spending more on luxury. That’s according to a survey with over 3,000 respondents from the US, France, Italy and China, conducted by investment […]

China’s e-commerce giant JD. com has expanded to Thailand by partnering up with local retailer Central Group. The duo launched e-commerce platform JD Central on September 28, after three months of test operations, a period in which sales have “exceeded expectations” -- according to a company statement. […]

Gold, silk and hundreds of diamonds: a Dubai-based shoemaker has debuted what it says is the world's most expensive pair of shoes -- with a whopping 17 million USD price tag. At a time when some major fashion houses around the world are struggling to sell their high-end clothes, Jada Dubai, a design […]

German footwear brand Birkenstock announced the opening of its first US-owned business yesterday. Located at 120 Spring Street in the historic Soho district of Lower Manhattan, the new store offers US customers the full range of women’s, men’s and kids’ merchandise, including shoes, boots, stockings, […]

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