Concerns over EU customs and border delays have led to a dramatic slump in UK online shoppers buying from international websites, a new survey says. Just under a third (31%) of UK consumers shopped overseas in 2021.
Chinese prosecutors have dropped a case against a former Alibaba employee accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague, saying they had determined he had committed forcible indecency but not a crime.
The three groups have announced in quick succession three different initiatives that emphasise their social commitment, from supporting biodiversity to championing young emerging designers and inclusivity.
Personalisation remains key in the battle to attract online customers, a new report confirms. According to research among 200 UK retailers, 90% of retailers have implemented some form of personalisation strategy.
A darker side to the UK retail revival is a warning of rising consumer debt. The fast-growing ‘buy-now, pay-later’ services in the UK now sees one in 10 consumers opting to buy goods using this form of arrangement.
H&M Group had lots of news this week with the firm’s CEO taking part in the Fashion Future conference, its Monki brand joining the Zalora platform, and the launch of its most recycled denim collection yet.
China's Alibaba Group will invest 100 billion yuan ($15.5 billion) by 2025 in support of "common prosperity", it said, becoming the latest corporate giant to pledge support for the initiative driven by President Xi Jinping.
No Valentine’s Day kisses for PrettyLittleThing. An Instagram promotion posted in February for the Boohoo-owned fast-fashion brand breached advertising codes, with the ASA deeming it unfair and misleading.
With the ‘pre-loved’ clothing market gaining mainstream credibility, Superdry has now added its name to the second-hand roster. The fashion retailer is partnering with Oxfam allowing its customers to donate clothing.
China's regulatory crackdown is being waged to build a prosperous market economy and criticism from the United States and the West that it is taking "a backward step" are smears, the Global Times said on Tuesday.
Supima, the non-profit organization that promotes the use of what many regard as the cashmere of cotton, will stage a live joint runway show during next month’s New York Fashion Week, hosted by stylist Law Roach.