July 10, 2018
2018’s World Cup has been full of surprises, none more so than the seamless interweaving of fashion and football. British brand Marks & Spencer have cottoned onto the trend, adorning larger stores’ shop windows with their #LuckyWaistcoat campaign, inspired by Gareth Southgate’s favourite outfit. Before last weekend’s match, sales had increased by 35% but now […]
June 6, 2018
Kate Spade’s tragic suicide yesterday has sent shockwaves through the fashion world, seeing celebrities and fans pay tribute to the designer whose eponymous brand has been a fashion fixture for 25 years. Although Spade sold the remaining 56% stake to Neiman Marcus in 2006 and exited the company, she will be remembered for revolutionising the […]
May 25, 2018
It’s here: the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the EU, when the rules regarding data use and breaches will be overhauled to better protect consumers and Internet users against invasions of privacy. On 25th May 2018 online fashion companies will have to change the way they interact with their customers and use their personal […]
April 18, 2018
The apparel and footwear market saw value growth of 1.2% in 2017; an improvement over 2016 which recorded the weakest growth since the global recession. But at 3.1% in 2017, volume growth outpaces value growth and is expected to continue doing so, over the forecast period. Indeed, fast fashion brands continue expanding across emerging regions, […]
March 14, 2018
Inditex, the Spanish parent company of fast-fashion retailer Zara, faces a period of uncertainty as the changing retail environment and globally volatile currencies make this rapidly evolving market sector even more competitive. The fashion conglomerate, owner of other fashion retailers such as Bershka, Pull & Bear, Massimo Dutti and Uterqüe, among others, is one of […]
January 12, 2018
With the ability to instantly adopt catwalk fashion and provide trend-led clothing for an affordable price, fast fashion retailers have been among the bigger value gainers in the last few years. The success of fast fashion has been near universal, thanks to efficient supply chains and economies of scale that have allowed fast fashion brands […]
December 5, 2017
These are the 10 most-popular articles focusing on beauty and fashion trends and markets that Euromonitor International published in 2017.   1. Reimagining Growth in the Global Beauty Industry Euromonitor International’s 2017 edition reveals a strong beauty and personal care industry in 2016, with a respectable 5% growth. For the second consecutive year, the premium segment outperformed its mass counterpart, […]
November 11, 2017
The apparel and footwear industry have undergone changes because of three new trends. The evolution of athleisure has arguably been the defining trend of this decade in apparel and footwear. Rather than waning in importance, the trend is evolving, illustrated by sportswear’s ongoing dynamic growth. Childrenswear continues to outshine both menswear and womenswear, benefiting from […]

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