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As Amazon introduces ‘Prime Day’, a global shopping event for its Prime members, as part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, Drapers takes a look back at the etailer’s history in the fashion sector.
Andy Robson, supply chains solutions manager at not-for-profit organisation GS1 UK, which sets industry standards for unique product identification used in barcodes and RFID tags.
As the old retail adage has it, the customer is king. But today this monarch is becoming increasingly trying, demanding goods to be delivered quicker than ever before, in locations that suit the customer rather than the retailer.
After the chaotic mayhem of last November’s Black Friday online boom abated, Andy Street, the astute managing director of John Lewis, was the first retailer of significance to say enough is enough.
Asos.com chief executive Nick Robertson has credited its zonal pricing scheme, boosted branded sales in Europe and the US and tight inventory controls for today’s increase in the etailer’s full year profit guidance.
Apple Pay, the contactless payments service signed up to by Marks & Spencer, New Look, JD Sports and London department store Liberty, is expected to launch in the UK next week.
The industry reacts to the news that Sunday trading hours could be abolished for some of the UK’s largest retailers following the emergency budget on Wednesday (July 8).
Amazon will celebrate its 20th birthday by launching a new discounting day, which it hopes will recreate the shopping frenzy of Black Friday.
US retailer American Eagle Outfitters has opened a pop-up shop in London’s Old Street underground station today (July 7).
Kestin Hare, the former creative director of Common People and head of design at Nigel Cabourn, will open a flagship store for his eponymous menswear brand in Shoreditch, east London, at the end of this month.
River Island chief executive Ben Lewis will take part in a mentoring programme to help young people learn business skills from July 14-19.
Seventy years after it was set up by the Bernstein family – which still owns it today – occasionwear brand Bernshaw remains a favourite with buyers. We speak to director Alex Bernstein and design director Sara Brett.
Milan fashion week
While Milan Fashion Week served to confirm a number of the trends already seen at the London shows, designers also offered up a number of noteworthy new directions.
A round-up of the key shows from the first days of the spring 16 edition of Milan’s menswear fashion week.
Vast, specialised boutiques and capturing the growing online market in the Middle East are the next steps in the Chalhoub Group’s 60-year history.
The traditionally out-of-town value retailer is raising its high street profile by packing plenty into its Oxford Street debut
The head of menswear at British brand Aquascutum on why he returned to the brand and his plans to take it further upmarket.
Retailers should not hold out on creating a “Rolls Royce solution” for new international websites, but launch them quickly to immediately start learning, and should not feel like every element must be adapted to the new market, ecommerce experts have warned.