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Tom Chapman and Ruth Chapman

Retail

Matchesfashion Deal Steps Up Online Race

Following the acquisition of a majority by Apax, Matchesfashion aims to scale up against competitors like Yoox Net-a-porter and Farfetch.

clock September 5, 2017Natalie Theodosi

Yoox Net-a-Porter tech hub

Technology

What to Watch: Fight Club: Fashion, Luxury E-commerce Sites Compete for Market Share

YNAP, Farfetch, Matchesfashion and Mytheresa.com are raising the bar in online retail.

clock August 23, 2017Samantha Conti

Gianni Versace

Designer and Luxury

What to Watch: Restless Times: It’s Been a Year of Change and Uncertainty for Fashion

The first half saw a flurry of major and minor M&A activity, designer dramas — and disappointments.

clock August 21, 2017Samantha Conti

A screenshot of Avenue 32's website

Fashion Scoops

British Online Retailer Avenue 32 Shuts Operations

Avenue 32 was backed by Germany’s Benteler Group, which makes steel tubes, components and systems for the auto industry.

clock August 16, 2017Lorelei Marfil

JD.com headquarters, Beijing, China.

Financial

JD.com Q2 Revenue Climbs 43.6% as Company Returns to Loss

The company guided 36 to 40 percent year-over-year sales growth for the third quarter.

clock August 14, 2017Tiffany Ap

Yasmin Sewell

Human Resources

Farfetch Names Yasmin Sewell Vice President of Style and Creative

Sewell had been fashion director of Style.com, which Farfetch purchased in June.

clock August 10, 2017Samantha Conti

Crisp’s Picks

Mens Designer Luxury

Crisp’s Picks

Reece Crisp, men’s wear buying manager for Farfetch, unveils his top picks for the spring season.

clock August 10, 2017Alex Badia

Tmall's recently-launched luxury pavilion

Technology

Alibaba Unveils New Membership Program, Luxury Platform

China’s largest e-commerce player is making moves into the country’s booming online luxury space.

clock August 7, 2017Casey Hall

Details at Saint Laurent RTW Fall 2017

Technology

Saint Laurent Speeds to Chinese Consumer via New Farfetch Deal

Saint Laurent will be the first brand to benefit from Farfetch’s new deal with JD.com.

clock August 1, 2017Samantha Conti

Human Resources

David Rosenblatt Named to Farfetch Group Board

His duties will include deciding on strategy, working with the management and using his tech background to help support the company’s growth.

clock July 25, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Financial

Eurazeo Acquires Iberchem

The French investment company has taken a 70 percent stake, worth about 270 million euros, in the Spanish fragrance and flavors supplier.

clock July 3, 2017Jennifer Weil

yoox net-a-porter Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group speaks during the press conference of Global Transformation Forum at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on . Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Limited plans to set up a regional distribution hub in Malaysia to cater to its fast-growing business in the region, two sources aware of the discussions saidGlobal Transformation Forum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 23 Mar 2017

Financial

YNAP Stock Rises on Rumors of an Alibaba Investment

If nothing else, the rumors show just how the big digital players are taking on the mantle of consolidator.

clock June 26, 2017Evan Clark

JD.com is China's second largest ecommerce player.

Technology

The High Rollers Place Their Bets

JD’s deal with Farfetch, like Amazon’s with Whole Foods and Wal-Mart’s with Bonobos, shows how much the world has changed and is changing.

clock June 23, 2017Evan Clark

Balmain's Night at the Opera With Céline Dion

Mens Fashion

Paris Men’s Sizzles — In More Ways Than One

Jam-packed with key shows and presentations, the week is expected to sizzle in more ways than one.

clock June 23, 2017Katya Foreman

José Neves, founder and chief executive officer of Farfetch.

Technology

Farfetch Scores $397M Investment from JD.com

The partnership aims to open a luxury gateway to China online.

clock June 22, 2017Evan Clark

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