Melissa Drier

The homepage of


Berlin Start-up Connects Retailers With 1,500 Premium Brands Worldwide

New global platform offers buyers 24/7 inspiration and one click order information access.

clock September 18, 2018Melissa Drier

A Zalando fulfillment center.


Zalando Cuts Full-Year Guidance Again

The summer heat wave and delayed switch to the fall-winter season weighed on the company’s sales and earnings.

clock September 18, 2018Melissa Drier

Galeria Kaufhof

Mergers and Acquisitions

Germany’s Karstadt and Galeria Kaufhof Department Stores Merge

The merger of Hudson Bay’s Kaufhof with Karstadt, owned by René Benko’s Vienna-based Signa Group, will help HBC further reduce debt.

clock September 11, 2018David Moin and Melissa Drier

A look from Diesel X Mustafa’s Gemüse Kebap collection

Fashion Scoops

Diesel Cooks Up Fresh Collaboration With Berlin’s Mustafa Gemüse Kebap

The new limited-edition drop brings streetwear and street food together.

clock August 31, 2018Melissa Drier

Jan-Michael Quammie


Highsnobiety Names Jan-Michael Quammie First Style Director

The American-born editor, buyer and street-style expert to deliver content, style direction and also serve as brand ambassador for the growing lifestyle media brand.

clock August 22, 2018Melissa Drier

A Zalando fulfillment center.


Zalando Lowers Guidance Despite Q2 Improvement

Noting ongoing investments and adverse seasonal weather conditions, Zalando specifies full guidance in the lower half of its target corridors.

clock August 7, 2018Melissa Drier

Hugo RTW Spring 2019


Hugo Boss Sales Pick Up, but Earnings Slip in Q2

The German apparel giant says it is on track, and confirms full-year targets.

clock August 2, 2018Melissa Drier

The Zalando Beauty Station in Berlin

Beauty Features

Zalando Gets Physical With Beauty Station in Berlin

The e-tail giant’s first beauty store mixes products and services in a sophisticated, uncluttered atmosphere.

clock July 30, 2018Melissa Drier

Berlin Fashion Week Round-up

Fashion Features

Exceptions to the Rule Shine in a Patchy Berlin Fashion Week Runway Line-up

German designer scene still needs to create critical mass in a commercially dominated market.

clock July 9, 2018Melissa Drier

Angela Merkel (fourth from left) meets  Fashion Council Germany board members (from left) Scott Lipinski, Mandie Bienek, Marie Louise Berg, Christiane Arp, Claudia Hofman, Anita Tillman, and Markus Kurz, with state minister Dorothee Bär (second from  right).

Fashion Scoops

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Meets the Fashion Council Germany

Merkel asked state minister to draw up a country-by-country list of fashion industry funding in the European Union.

clock July 8, 2018Melissa Drier

Hugo Boss RTW Spring 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Hugo RTW Spring 2019

The Nineties figured strongly in the men’s and women’s looks on the runway.

clock July 6, 2018Melissa Drier


Mergers and Acquisitions

Germany’s Karstadt and Galeria Kaufhof Department Stores Near Merger

Signa and HBC have reportedly signed a letter of intent for the fusion of the German Karstadt and Galeria Kaufhof department store chains.

clock July 5, 2018Melissa Drier

Street Style

Zalando Making a Product Push at Next Bread&&Butter in Berlin

The online giant will launch a new year-round hub for streetwear and exclusive product drops under in August.

clock June 28, 2018Melissa Drier

Mens Retail Business

Case Studies: Men’s Retailers on Adapting to the Changing Climate

While conventional retail formats are being upended, Soto Store, The Whitaker Group, Sid Mashburn and Browns are inciting men to shop.

clock June 12, 2018Jean E. Palmieri and Aria Hughes and Natalie Theodosi and Melissa Drier


Fashion Scoops

Carla Sozzani’s Photo Collection Stars in Berlin

Helmut Newton Foundation features a century’s span of 200 works by 89 photographers hung in alphabetical order.

clock June 4, 2018Melissa Drier

Load More Arrow


Today's Must Read

Baselworld 2018


Baselworld Put to the Test

clock 16hMimosa Spencer

Social Studies