DHL, the international courier and express mail company, has partnered up with African e-commerce giant MallforAfrica to help online retailers bring more African products to the international market. Earlier this week, the two companies launched MarketPlaceAfrica.com, an e-commerce site where African […]

Online shoppers living in Berlin can now receive their H&M orders just a few hours after the purchase. The Swedish fast fashion giant chose the German capital to test its new same-day delivery service. Orders placed by 10:00AM on H&M’s German website, with a delivery address located in Berlin, are now […]

Balmain is launching its revamped web address, which is now managed by Online Flagship Stores, a division of Yoox Net-a-Porter. The two companies have signed a five-year partnership. Designed by Mazarine Agency, the new website premieres with a capsule collection in partnership with pop star Beyoncé, […]

Vestiaire Collective, the leading marketplace for buying and selling pre-owned luxury fashion, is to use Qubit’s AI-based technology to provide a more personalised customer experience as it looks to drive customer lifetime value. The online marketplace, which has more than 7 million members in over […]

Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M tops the list of the world’s most popular brands, according to internet search data compiled by SEMrush, recording on average more than 30 million searches worldwide per month. H&M was followed by Zara, which received 25 million searches a month, while sportswear giants […]

The average US shopper spends 86 dollars (66 pounds) per month on UK websites, according to a study commissioned by the Royal Mail, as they are significantly more likely to trust the authenticity of a UK retailer. The research reveals that one in seven (14 percent) American online shoppers have purchased […]

Facebook has filed a patent application for a service which would allow users to purchase items and complete payments via its Messenger chat app, according to the website of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Companies running a Facebook page are already able to engage with consumers via […]

IN PICTURES Nike has unveiled a new concept store, Nike Live in Los Angeles that aims to unite digital and physical retail and will act as a service hub for NikePlus members in the area. Located in the heart of West Los Angeles on Melrose Avenue, Nike by Melrose, spans 4,557 square feet and has been […]

Gucci is widely expected to be reducing its retail prices in China following the decision by the Beijing government to cut tariffs on imported luxury goods. Gucci has confirmed to FashionUnited that it is adjusting its retail prices downwards across all categories in Mainland China as a result of the […]

French luxury conglomerate LVMH has signed a five year deal with American network giant AT&T for retail shopping agility. AT&T will help provide technology and infrastructure to improve the in-store shopping experience. This deal is a continuation of a longstanding partnership between the two companies, […]