Alessandra Lanvin


Instagram and Shoes — A Perfect Fit

Stores and designers turn to Instagram to showcase shoes.

– May 1, 2015


Emaar Malls Q1 Profits Rise 32%

Sales from its mall and retail assets gained 21 percent in the period.

– April 29, 2015


Retail Apparel, Luxury Segments See M&A Activity Decline

While mergers and acquisitions activity in the global consumer sector is on fire, retail apparel cools.

– April 23, 2015

The Markets

Study Shows Industry Interest In East African Sourcing Rising

Africa’s potential as fertile ground for apparel manufacturing is starting to take seed.

– April 23, 2015


Puma Appoints General Manager for EMEA

Martyn Bowen is to oversee the management of the sales teams in the region.

– April 22, 2015

Rupert Sanderson


Rupert Sanderson Opening Footwear Pop-up in Dubai

An exclusive collection of 24-karat gold-leafed shoes are on the menu for clients in Dubai during a two-week pop-up shop for footwear designer Rupert Sanderson.

– April 21, 2015

Juanita D. Duggan, AAFA, Mario Cordero


New Production Hubs Emerging

Sourcing is spreading to new areas worldwide.

– April 20, 2015


Foreign-Owned Stores Attacked Near Johannesburg

Concerns grow over xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg.

– April 17, 2015

Amato by Furne One. Dubai


Middle Eastern Designers Gain Strength in Dubai

More than 75 regional buyers turned out for Dubai's Fashion Forward.

– April 15, 2015

Pharrell Williams


Pharrell Williams, Woolworths Team Up

Woolworths, the South African department store chain, is the latest to snap up the award-winning multiplatform artist, naming him style director of a forthcoming sustainable fashion collaboration.

– April 9, 2015