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World’s largest online retailers ranked on site usability

The world’s largest online retailers, including Walmart, Sephora and Starbucks, have been ranked according to the health and usability of their websites.


Gucci bans fur

Italian luxury brand’s decision “will radically change the future of fashion”.


Luxury retailer Coach rebrands to ‘Tapestry’

Fashion company looks to “grow beyond” one identity.

Shoptalk Europe

Alibaba GM: Chinese consumers most well-informed and demanding globally

More insights from Copenhagen as Shoptalk Europe continues.

Warehouse UK

Oasis, Coast and Warehouse sale falls through

The sale of the UK-headquartered fashion chains Oasis, Coast and Warehouse appears to have fallen through.


Suitsupply launches women’s chain, Suistudio

Fashion disruptor Suitsupply is taking its new concept Suistudio – targeting women – international.

Hermes Selfridges

Hermes Selfridges pop-up

A Hermès Selfridges pop-up in Manchester invites customers to update their silk scarves via washing machines and dip-dying.

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Starbucks bucks trend, closes online store

Global coffee giant Starbucks has closed its online store in the US, bucking the broader trend in retail to invest in the growing e-commerce industry.

Body shop

New Body Shop CEO named by Brazilian owners

Brazilian retailer Natura Group has named the new Body Shop CEO.

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Boohoo sales soar on international growth

Boohoo sales surged 106 per cent in the half year to August, thanks to an expanding international customer base.


Shoppers can create bespoke clothing online real-time

New online made-to-order clothing shop Frilly allows customers to create bespoke clothing and see the effect in real-time.

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Aldi UK plans 70 new stores

Aldi UK plans to open 70 new stores next year as it eyes 1000.


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