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EXCLUSIVE: Nike Swim Launches First Sustainable Swimwear Collection

Nike Swim President Kelly Hibler said the swimwear business is on track to have its best year ever.

clock April 1, 2021Kellie Ell

Clearpay rebranded last year and worked with Pantone on a bespoke shade of green called Bondi Mint.

Media

‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Platforms Marching on Fashion Magazine Territory

Payment platforms including Klarna, Afterpay and QuadPay are fast becoming industry players, discovery sites for fashion and beauty, and marketing opportunities for brands and retailers. They’re also speaking to the demands and desires of Millennials and Gen Z.

clock February 11, 2021Samantha Conti

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Asos Seals 330 Million Pound Topshop Deal

The online giant has bought the inventory and intellection property of Topshop, Topman, HIIT Brands and Miss Selfridge — but not the physical stores.

clock February 1, 2021Natalie Theodosi

Asos x MAC campaign.

Business Features

How COVID-19 Fueled the Fortunes of Asos, Boohoo and Dr. Martens

A new retail Darwinism is emerging, with successful online players leveraging their robust balance sheets to buy competitors, and woo investors.

clock January 29, 2021Samantha Conti

Quavo in a look from his BoohooMAN collection.

Financial

Boohoo Ready to Pluck Topshop Sister Brands From Defunct Arcadia Group

After buying Debenhams’ assets earlier in the week, Boohoo is preparing to swoop on Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton, although it isn’t interested in the physical stores.

clock January 29, 2021Samantha Conti

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Business Features

Asos, Boohoo and Next: Britain’s New Retail Rulers

Online giants with deep pockets will alter the shape of the British high street as they snap up ailing brick-and-mortar chains, and recast the retail experience.

clock January 25, 2021Samantha Conti

Asos x MAC campaign.

Retail

Asos Confirms Talks to Buy Topshop

Asos has a leg up in the bidding race, given the customer overlap and its interest in also buying the Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT brands as part of the deal.

clock January 25, 2021Natalie Theodosi

Klarna

Retail

Forecasting Consumer Demands

In the future, consumers will seek out discounted, sustainable and health-conscious products, said David Sykes, head of Klarna U.S. They will also be more likely to embrace technology to shop.

clock December 16, 2020Kellie Ell

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Fashion Scoops

Asos Debuts 29-Piece ‘Circular Fashion’ Collection for Fall

The fast-fashion retailer has launched its first “circular” collection.

clock September 28, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Asos x MAC campaign.

Beauty Features

MAC Cosmetics Launches on Asos U.S.

The brand is already part of the online retailer’s beauty assortment for other countries, including the U.K., France and Italy.

clock July 27, 2020Sandra Salibian

Long Tall Sally

Fashion Scoops

Long Tall Sally Closing Forever

The latest retail casualty of the coronavirus.

clock June 16, 2020Kellie Ell

How Fashion and Beauty Brands Are Giving Back for Pride Month 2020

Fashion Scoops

How Fashion and Beauty Brands Are Giving Back for Pride Month 2020

The Pride-themed collections and community-driven initiatives that are supporting the LGBTQ community.

clock May 29, 2020Layla Ilchi

Asos announced it will use augmented reality on product pages.

Technology

Asos Launches AR Tech on Product Pages

The retailer will now let online shoppers dress models virtually with augmented reality.

clock May 7, 2020Adriana Lee

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Business Features

Britain’s High Streets in Peril as COVID-19 Ravages Physical Retail

The ailing Cath Kidston will shut all of its U.K. stores, with 900 job losses, and become a “digital-led” business, while online fashion retailer Boohoo had a bumper year.

clock April 22, 2020Samantha Conti

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Business Features

Too Many, Too Confusing: What Does the Future Hold for Eco-Labels?

Today’s unruly crop of eco-labels are puzzling customers and proving too expensive and time-consuming for manufacturers to apply for. But as the sustainability certification sector evolves, solutions are emerging.

clock April 22, 2020Cathrin Schaer

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Speakers, including Chantal Gaemperle, Antoine Arnault, Stella McCartney and Jacques Cavallier from LVMH, and students and graduates from CSM, at the Central Saint Martins and LVMH symposium about the launch of a new phase of their partnership: Maison/0 for regenerative luxury.

Sustainability

LVMH Extends Central Saint Martins Maison/0 Program With Regenerative…

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