Deloitte has released its annual holiday retail forecast report. It is expected that holiday sales are likely to increase between 1 and 5 percent, and Deloitte's overall sales forecast between 1,147 and 1,152 billion dollars during the period of November-January. E-commerce sales are projected to grow […]

Vintage inspired apparel brand, ModCloth, has relaunched its shipping in Europe.The e-commerce retailer stopped shipping to European markets in May 2018, because of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) program launched.Go Global Retail acquired ModCloth at the start of the year and has supported […]

Rakuten Advertising, performance marketing, media and consumer insights researcher, has completed a survey concerning consumers’ opinion towards returning to the high street and gift shopping.Local businesses experience surge in popularityAlmost half of UK consumers intend to shop from domestic brands […]

With 100 days to go until Christmas, American Express has released new data showing that nearly a third (32 percent) of British adults have already started their festive shopping for 2020, equating to nearly 17 million eager shoppers. The Omnibus research, conducted by Opinium, surveyed 2,000 adults […]

Sustainable fashion app, Nuw, has announced the expansion of its services throughout the UK and Ireland.Nuw is the world’s first and only clothes sharing app. Previously, it was only available for those in Cambridge, Dublin or London.Each item swapped offsets at least 25 percent of the resources that […]

Online giant Amazon is continuing its push into fashion with the launch of its new high-end shopping experience, ‘Luxury Stores’. The new luxury proposition is launching with an invitation-only app for US Prime customers only and promises to offer both established and emerging luxury fashion and beauty […]

Klarna has been valued at 10.65 billion dollars in its latest equity finding, after raising 650 million dollars in its financing round.The payment and shopping service is now the highest-valued private fintech in Europe, and the fourth highest fintech worldwide.The round was led by Silver Lake Partners, […]

The UK Government this week announced tax free shopping in the UK as we know it will end on 31st December this year. All overseas visitors will no longer be able to obtain a VAT refund on items bought in the UK and take home in their luggage. Furthermore, UK airports will no longer be able to offer […]

Womenswear brand Never Fully Dressed is partnering with Global-e to boost its international offering, with the creation of localised shopping experience tailored to each market. Never Fully Dressed, known for its versatile dressing and wardrobe stables sets, is hoping the partnership with Global-e will […]

Hurr Collective, has partnered with sustainable living app, CoGo, to launch its real time carbon footprint tracker into its business.Billions of pounds of clothing from the fashion industry go to the landfill each year, and as the garments decompose, greenhouse gases are emitted which harm the planet. […]

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