March 17th, 2017
High return rates have long been a major pain point for online fashion retailers, and fit-related returns cost companies millions in lost revenue, shipping and processing costs and threaten their long-term profitability. In this interview, Stuart Simms, CEO of Fits Me, talks to Euromonitor International about how the fashion industry is evolving from the era of […]
March 2nd, 2017
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at 9 a.m. CST / 3 p.m. GMT There is speculation that consumers are losing interest in athleisure, raising questions over the industry’s future and direction. How can apparel and luxury brands use this downturn as an opportunity to recapture consumers’ attention, capitalize on changing demands and strengthen the Lux-leisure trend? […]
December 1st, 2016
The denim industry is regarded as having one of the worst environmental and ethical footprints within fashion. According to a Greenpeace report, it takes 1.7 million tons of chemicals to produce two billion pairs of jeans every year and the water consumption needed for production can go as high as 7,000 litres per one pair. […]
October 28th, 2016
The circular economy is one of eight trends which we see combining to create The New Consumerism. The New Consumerism sees today’s consumers assessing their priorities and increasingly asking themselves what they truly value: Why own something that I only use sporadically? Why accumulate more belongings when I could be out experiencing life? Why pay for […]
July 22nd, 2016
The key challenge for the apparel industry following the Brexit vote is the cloud of uncertainty hanging over the economic conditions of both the UK and Europe. Fashion retailers are still waiting to see how the Brexit will effect them before price changes, but the cost of a weak British Pound will effect all retailers […]
July 10th, 2016
Following Britain’s referendum shocker, uncertainty is endemic and will remain so for the foreseeable future. The value of the pound immediately deteriorated, causing major problems for all British fashion brands that outsource their production in the Eurozone and the Far East, where orders are typically placed in US dollars.
October 17th, 2014
This presentation pinpoints key innovations in selling fashion online, focusing on the areas of fit and sizing, impulse buying, affordable luxury and curation and personalisation. Watch the recording now to learn: Key challenges in selling apparel and footwear online Rules of the omni-channel playbook How mobile internet retailing is an untapped opportunity
August 27th, 2012
Market research company Euromonitor International discusses Turkey’s growing apparel industry.
August 23rd, 2012
Sportswear is growing more quickly in major European markets than anywhere else in the world, states Magdalena Kondej, head of apparel research at Euromonitor. Russia’s growth has been especially dynamic with major sportswear retailers looking to enter the country as growth continues. Adidas is planning to open up to 1200 shops in the country till […]
May 30th, 2012
Market research company Euromonitor International assesses the apparel market in China, narrowing in on the potential for childrenswear.