House Fraser has a new owner, China's C. Banner, but despite the change, the company will still launch a CVA and plans to close some poorly performing stores as it works to reach "channel-agnostic" shoppers.
Barbour is to create a new London flagship store in the North Mayfair area as it relocates to aspirational Duke Street and radically upsizes from its previous location that was less than 1,500 sq ft to over 4,000 sq ft.
A fashion shopping app launches this week that claims it will “disrupt the fashion industry” by using AI, seamlessly linking online and offline product and empowering users to earn money from their content.
H&M announced this week that it has decided to ban mohair from products across its chains by 2020 following PETA allegations of cruelty at goat farms. Zara, Gap and Topshop have also vowed to ban the fibre.
Facebook Inc’s Messenger app launched an augmented reality feature on Tuesday to allow people to see products they are shopping for as if they already have them, in a move aimed at drawing in potential advertisers.
Deckers has named William L. McComb, former CEO of Liz Claiborne, Inc., to its Board of Directors, hoping to tap his experience leading e-commerce and omni-channel initiatives, and turning retail brands around.
Supreme reportedly reached out to local residents in San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood in a letter of intent offering an informational community meeting pertaining to a proposed new store the brand wants to open in 2019.