LONDON, United Kingdom — Debenhams, Britain's No. 2 department store group, posted slower sales growth for its latest trading period as unhelpful weather and a tough consumer environment took their toll.
The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Cold weather in recession-weary Europe left spring collections on the racks of the world's biggest clothing retailers, Inditex and H&M, while small British rival ASOS beat the seasons with soaring demand for its cost-conscious online offering.
For a large number of international apparel brands, the route into China’s fast-growing e-commerce market often involves Tmall. BoF investigates.
BoF’s editor-in-chief reports from Sydney, Australia, on a local fashion market that’s being radically reshaped by the arrival of global fast fashion chains and the meteoric growth of international e-tailers.
The China Edit is a weekly curation of the most important must-read fashion business news and analysis from and about the world’s largest luxury market.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Asos Plc, the U.K.’s largest online-only fashion retailer, said it plans to start a new website in China next financial year after first-half profit climbed 19 percent, meeting analysts’ expectations.
LONDON, United Kingdom — On the heels of Downton Abbey’s success on American television, British retailers are banking on a love of all things English to expand their business in the world’s biggest apparel market. Leading the British invasion are Asos Plc, TopShop, Boden, Jack Wills Ltd., and Superdry.
As money pours into fashion-tech start-ups, at sky high valuations, BoF talks to leading investors to assess the existence of a bubble and understand what separates winning investments from those that are failing.