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Lululemon buys into cycling apparel brand 7mesh

Exercise apparel brand Lululemon Athletica has bought a stake in cycling apparel brand 7mesh.

Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney Florence store opens

The newly opened Stella McCartney Florence store marks the brand’s third location in Italy.


Yves Saint Laurent sales projected to double within five years

Yves Saint Laurent sales will nearly double within five years says CEO and president Francesca Bellettini.

Bonobos men

Walmart buys menswear retailer Bonobos

Walmart has snapped up menswear retailer Bonobos for $310 million in cash.


Ba&sh Asia makes debut in Hong Kong

French affordable luxury brand ba&sh Asia’s first stores have opened in Hong Kong.


Amazon’s bold bid for Whole Foods

Amazon’s US$13.7 billion bid for Whole Foods, the up-scale US grocer, “makes sense, but doesn’t come without risks”.

Mulberry Store

Mulberry Asia driving growth

New stores for Mulberry Asia are expected to drive further growth as the UK fashion brand gains momentum.


Another week, another US retail chain collapses…

Yet another US retail chain has collapsed, placed in bankruptcy protection while it tries to chart a course to recovery.


Zara powers superb Inditex sales quarter

Inditex sales measured in constant-currency terms increased by 12.5 per cent in the three months ended June 3.

ALDI Supermarket

Aldi US plans 900 new stores

German-headquartered discount grocer Aldi US has revealed plans to open 900 new stores by the end of 2022.


Record warehouse club sales tipped for 2017

Warehouse club store sales are tipped to reach a record US$191 billion this year.

Ann Taylor

Ann Taylor parent to cull stores after US$1billion loss

Ann Taylor parent Ascena Retail Group has posted a US$1.03 billion quarterly loss.


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