London - Amid rumours surrounding Amazon foray into fashion last October, the US internet giant has quietly launched not one, not two but seven private fashion brands, including womenswear, menswear, childrenswear and accessories. Amazon recently filed trademark applications for its upcoming in-house […]

Online fashion retailer Asos has launched a loyalty scheme, which will reward its customers with points and treats from selected partners for every purchase. The Asos A-List loyalty programme will allow shoppers to earn while they shop, for every 1 pound spent they will receive five points and every […]

London - Luxottica and Valentino have announced an exclusive 10-year eyewear license agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of Valentino eyewear. The first collection under the agreement will be on sale early next year with the company saying it’s all about “coolness and style”. […]

London - US fashion retailer Guess has its sights set on strengthening its underwear and beachwear business arm through global expansion. The lifestyle company aims to penetration the market in what it perceives as "under-represented" areas in order to compete with the industry's larger market players. […]

Sportswear retailer Sweaty Betty, menswear brand Pretty Green and plus-size specialist Yours Clothing were among the fashion businesses identified by the London Stock Exchange Group in its annual ‘1,000 Companies To Inspire Britain’ report. The report, which receives cross-party support and backing […]

Rakuten is to roll out technology across its e-commerce marketplace Rakuten Ichiba, which is one of the world’s largest with more than 90 million members. The technology will initially be tested on 8,000 products on Stylife, the brand e-commerce site on Rakuten Ichiba, which will offer […]

London - Subscriptions for beauty boxes, ranging from Birchbox to Glossybox and Ipsy have already dominated the cosmetic sector and personal stylist driven subscriptions services such as the Trunk Club, Collar Club and Cinch Club (menswear online services are clearly for members only) have been opening […]

Ethnic clothes retailer Manyavar’s women’s range Mohey Celebration wear has made a mark through 11 standalone stores which will now be increased to 30 by the end of the month. In fact, the company is now targetting 100 Mohey stores by the end of the next financial year. The company is planning to expand […]

Thanks to Hudson's Bay Company, Saks Fifth Avenue will no longer just be a power player in the world of United States department stores. The luxury department store chain has opened its first 163,000-square-foot store in Canada at Eaton Centre in Toronto. This first store will be followed with a second […]

As consumers continue to embrace 'next generation of payments' whilst shopping online, Mastercard aims to launch its new facial recognition payment services, also known as 'selfie pay' in the UK. "As more choices are made available to them, the conversation has evolved and consumers seem to be fully […]

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