Online buyers in India return purchases mainly because of size issues. The e-tailing industry is dominated by high returns and cancellations, with the difference between shipped and fulfilled gross merchandise value being more than 30 per cent. As Arun Sirdeshmukh, Business Head at Amazon Fashion points […]

IN-DEPTHThose following the fashion industry closely have probably noticed the name Klarna popping up again and again among the headlines. The Swedish fintech company, which raised 460 million US dollars (approximately 368 million pounds) in equity funding in August, has announced a series of fashion […]

INTERVIEWEarlier this month, at an analyst day held for Wall Street in New York, Gap announced that it plans to use analytics and machine learning to attract younger consumers to get the best yield out of a promotional retail environment. Tom Bloomfield, the Talent Acquisition Manager at Gap tells FashionUnited […]

Flipkart-owned Myntra’s private lifestyle brand Taavi has collaborated with about 1,300 artisans from seven Indian states to revive Indian textile craft.The fashion brand, launched recently, sells apparels for men and women with traditional Indian embroidery such as Kolkata’s kantha and Odisha’s sambal […]

Value platform 2GUD has partnered Miniso in India to retail products online. 2GUD is a part of e-commerce marketplace Flipkart. Miniso is a Japanese designer consumer products brand. The agreement offers 2GUD online distribution rights for Miniso's products in India effective from this month-end and […]

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay has confirmed plans to close its Dutch stores by the end of the year. A total of 15 stores will be closed and 1,424 jobs will be lost. Hudson’s Bay employees in the Netherlands were informed of the news on Thursday afternoon, according to trade union CNV. "Especially because […]

More than 90 percent of shoppers have concerns when it comes to shopping via social media, yet nearly one-third of them still use it as a shopping platform, new research reveals. Payment security (59 percent), the quality of goods (56 percent) safety of their personal details (55 percent) and buying […]

Lyn has opened its first store in New Delhi. The brand caters to women with an eye for fashion and trendy products. It offers a wide range of fashion accessories from runway-inspired handbags and wallets, glamorous occasion shoes, to staple accessories from watches to eyewear, with on-trend designs […]

Swedish fashion giant H&M has confirmed it will trial selling external brands. The news was first reported by Swedish news site breakit.se after seeing a job advertisement for the position of Head of External Brands H&M on the fast-fashion retailer's website. The ad is looking for someone who will “a […]

Indian airports are witnessing a shopping boom and retailers are leaving no stone unturned to make passengers spend more time and money at their stores.Luxury goods, apparel, footwear, watches, accessories--everything is fair game at the high-flying shelves of airport stores. By 2021 duty-free spend […]

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