Online clothing sales rise, Traditional retailers vs. E-commerce, Topshop in the US, The return of fur

Online fashion sales figures continue to grow

Online clothing sales rise 32% in January (Drapers)
“Online spending rose 19% in January, according to the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, with clothing and accessories sales online soaring by 32%.”

Traditional Retailers Return Dismal Online Search Results (Seeking Alpha)
Compared to e-commerce sites, “brick-and-mortar retailers – despite a slight increase in search presence over the past three years – consistently have the weakest performance of every group.”

Sir Philip Green unveils US plans for Topshop (Drapers)
Sir Philip Green plans to open up to 15 US Flagships of Topshop in the United States.

Thakoon Dabbles in Fur, Tailored Luxe (WSJ)
This was supposed to be a season of austerity, but fur has made a prominent appearance at Thakoon’s show.