Online retail is set to soar when the shopping binge known as Black Friday deals hits our screens end of November. Many brands and stores are expected to start e-commerce sales well before November 27th, following a dire year of plummeting profits for the UK high street. But all those orders will require […]

Afterpay, a ‘buy now, pay later’ payments service, has announced it is launching cross border commerce for merchant partners to open their e-commerce sites to consumers in Australia, Britain, Canada and New Zealand. The company, which is known as Clearpay in the UK, plans to open its merchant partners’ […]

Six & Sons, a sustainable concept store, and the UK department for international trade have collaborated to launch Britain’s first sustainable retail pop-up in the Netherlands. The pop-up will present 23 sustainable and independent British brands which use recycled materials, provide an alternative […]

Lululemon is expanding its in-store offering beyond athleisure clothing. The athletic apparel brand will begin selling its newly acquired Mirror home gym in 18 stores across the U.S. this month. The company bought the at-home fitness platform in June of this year, stating at the time that it planned […]

British e-tailer Missguided has teamed up with locker delivery brand InPost for a “locker takeover” ahead of Christmas. The initiative will see 180 InPost lockers across the UK rebranded with Missguided branding and imagery and intends to raise awareness about the safe, contact-free delivery and return […]

China’s Singles Day, also known as 11.11 or Double 11, started in 1993 at Nanjing University as a day for students to celebrate their singledom. In 2009, Alibaba transformed the holiday from an “anti-Valentine’s Day” for Chinese singletons to the “11.11 Global Shopping Festival,” which now also sees […]

Asos is temporarily removing the commission rates on its Asos Marketplace until the end of 2020 to support its sellers through the second coronavirus lockdown and peak trading period. The introduction of zero percent commission rate until the end of the year will be for both existing and new sellers, […]

SupplyCompass, a fashion production software company, and Flexport, a digital freight forwarder, have collaborated to launch a guide that simplifies logistics for fashion businesses called ‘Logistics for Fashion.’ The guide covers everything the fashion industry needs to know about the logistics part […]

Department store Debenhams has cast “real families” in this year’s Christmas campaign, for the first time in the brand’s history. The campaign which runs across digital, social media and print, celebrates families of what the department store calls “dedicated shoppers” as well as people who reflect […]

UK sustainability non-profit Wrap has announced a new initiative launching in April 2021 called Textiles 2030. The new voluntary agreement follows the Sustainable Clothing Action Plan 2020 (SCAP) and aims to engage UK fashion and textiles organisations to take action to reduce the impact of climate […]

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