J. Crew has been known for its conventionally preppy clothes and its basics. The company lately has been criticized for not offering solid classic attire and is wandering from its core customers.
The leading Irish clothing brand, Primark, tries to break through in the U.S. market this year. On September 10, it will open its first store in Boston, which will followed by seven other locations across the country.
Reebok, the sportswear from Germany, is heading to fitness business, with its major marketing campaign "Be More Human" in Berlin, Germany with partnership from CrossFit, Les Mills and Spartan Race.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, a French luxury fashion conglomerate was reported to have hired a new chief digital officer from Apple, reported by The Wall Street Journal.
Previously, Sephora organized an Epic Rewards Day where their clients can exchange their rewards points for some really good stuff such as a trip to Lancome Paris. Unfortunately, a lot of their Beauty Insiders became frustrated when Sephora announced that the rewards were out of stock already.
Madewell, a smaller J. Crew brand, recalled 50,600 pairs of sandals that were sold online in Canada and the US. The recall was done because a metal shank from the inside of the shoe can dislodge and come out of the bottom of the outsole. When this happens, it could pose a fall hazard for the wearer.
H&M, considered the world's second largest retailer of fashion items, reports a sales rise of 16% for the month of July. According to the report, it is already their tenth consecutive month of enjoying sales rise of at least 10 percent. H&M in its press release said that it will release its updated third quarter report on September 15 of this year.
If a certain product is running a great promotion, it will not be ignored by avid consumers especially if it is a well-known brand like Sephora. But what if that great promotion turned out to be a massive disappointment?
Inditex, owner of the well-known European fashion retail brand Zara earned a place in the 100 billion club while its co-founder Amancio Ortega becomes the second wealthiest man in the world. What's the secret behind Zara?
Victoria's Secret, the leading lingerie brand dominating the 35% of the market is losing $9 billion opportunity for missing out plus-sized underwear in the line.
After a massive guesswork, the company declared a new sensible remedy for its shoppers. The clothing line J. Crew announced the opening of a low cost shop, J. Crew Mercantile, the first in a row of the company's retail sites which will attempt to rally trades between the budget-conscious bargain hunters.
Luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co (TIF.N) reported a 5 percent fall in quarterly sales as a strong dollar discouraged tourists from spending in its U.S. stores and reduced the value of overseas sales.
The flurry of technology deals luxury watchmakers announced this week to tackle the Apple Watch threat are more a way to hedge their bets in case the smartwatch market takes off than a strategic U-turn.
Designers Victoria Beckham and Diane von Furstenberg headline Singapore's celebrity-studded fashion week in May, putting the spotlight on a new partnership with a U.S. industry group that promotes homegrown talent and designer labels.
Britain's leading fashion brands are hoping to give menswear sales a lift by targeting younger, digitally savvy male shoppers with live streaming and social media to promote the twice-yearly mens fashion week that began on Friday.
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