Lululemon Athletica Inc., the yogawear maker that ended a dispute with its founder last month, raised its full-year forecast after reporting second-quarter profit that exceeded analyst estimates.
Swatch Group AG’s Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar watch has a compass, tells the altitude and runs on solar power. It costs $1,250 — more than three times the smartwatch Apple Inc. unveiled yesterday, putting it squarely in the crosshairs of the tech giant’s latest gizmo.
Recent surveys have found that members of the U.S. Millennial Generation — the roughly 80 million Americans born between 1977 and 2000 — pride themselves on their individuality, and shop accordingly.
Using a combination of word-of- mouth and advertising, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is tapping the millions of Chinese outside its homeland from Singapore to San Francisco to accelerate global expansion.
Rocket Internet AG, which has copied business models from Airbnb Inc. to Birchbox Inc., plans to raise 750 million euros ($970 million) in one of Europe’s most anticipated technology initial public offerings this year.
Today, BoF brings you an exclusive first look at Louis Vuitton’s ‘Celebrating Monogram’ collaboration with six art and design legends: Karl Lagerfeld, Frank Gehry, Cindy Sherman, Marc Newson, Christian Louboutin and Rei Kawakubo, each of whom have re-imagined the fashion powerhouse’s iconic monogram.
Fashionistas who want the latest looks from New York’s Fashion Week no longer need an invite to the exclusive event. A group of tech savvy women are making designs from the catwalk instantly shoppable for deep-pocketed consumers thousands of miles away.
Rakuten Inc. agreed to buy U.S. rebates website Ebates Inc. in Japan’s largest e-commerce deal on record as the operator of the country’s biggest online mall seeks overseas growth through acquisitions.
Menswear plays a poor relation to women’s styles at New York Fashion Week, but it is enjoying faster-growing sales and consumer tastes that are becoming more daring, experts say.
For Twitter Inc., a tweet will soon be more than a form of communication or an ad — it will be an invitation to buy. The San Francisco-based microblogging company is testing a “buy” button so consumers can purchase directly from tweets posted on its service.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., China’s largest e-commerce company, is emerging in Brazil as a challenger to entrenched foreign rivals EBay Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. as consumers seek cheap imports.
Apple Inc. hired renowned industrial designer Marc Newson to work on future products, adding a close friend and collaborator of the iPhone maker’s head of design, Jony Ive.