Fashion Transparency Index: H&M ranked number three out of 100 companies in the list

Fashion Revolution has published their latest Fashion Transparency Index, evaluating supply chain transparency and working conditions in textile factories. We are very happy to be ranked number three out of 100 companies in the list. Fashion Revolution Week creates awareness on some of the most important issues in the textile industry, issues that are important […]

H&M unveils collection with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson

H&M unveils collection with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson   H&M is thrilled to reveal its fashion collaboration with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson. The capsule collection – inspired by the Swedish pop sensation’s style – features strong graphics and edgy streetwear pieces, and will be available globally in selected stores, as well as online, […]

Exceptional live show in Tokyo for the inauguration of Dior’s new boutique in the Ginza Six shopping center

TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — On April 19, the eve of the inauguration of Dior’s new boutique in the Ginza Six shopping center in Tokyo, the Maison held an exceptional live show in the Japanese capital featuring the first haute couture creations by Maria Grazia Chiuri and the Dior Homme Fall-Winter 2017 collection by […]

H&M joins Textile Exchange’s global initiative to develop joint solutions and global standard and certification for responsible leather

All our leather products should be produced in a socially and environmentally sustainable way, and with consideration to animal welfare. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a recent report, PETA raises important issues about leather. We agree with PETA that there are several challenges within the leather industry, which is why we […]

METRIC USA RELEASES LATEST INNOVATIVE PRODUCT JUST IN TIME FOR SUMMER: COLLAPSIBLE INSULATING BEER CAN SLEEVES

CULVER CITY, CA, USA, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metric USA, a full-service, family-owned and operated company specializing in designing, developing, and producing a wide range of products that embody good design, simplicity, and beauty, announced they have officially released their latest revolutionary product, Collapsible Beer Can Sleeves, just in time for summer cookouts and […]

The new Ginza Six retail complex in Tokyo welcomes ten stores from LVMH Maisons

The new Ginza Six retail complex in Tokyo welcomes ten stores from LVMH Maisons   Paris, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new Ginza Six retail complex in Tokyo was inaugurated on April 17 at a ceremony attended by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Tokyo Governor, Yuriko Koike and Bernard Arnault, Chairman and Chief Executive […]

12 Startups To Be Supported By Collaboration Between Plug and Play, Fashion Plug, and Kering

London, 2017-Apr-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — From the over 250 applicants and a shortlist of twenty, a final selection of twelve start-ups have been awarded a place in the ‘Plug and Play – Fashion for Good’ accelerator, a collaboration between Plug and Play, Fashion for Good and Kering which aims to fast-track sustainable innovation within […]

PVH and USA Legwear Enter Into License Agreement for Warner’s Socks and Hosiery

NEW YORK, 2017-Apr-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH] announced today that two of its subsidiaries have entered into a license agreement with USA Legwear LLC under which USA Legwear will manufacture, sell, distribute and promote women’s hosiery and socks under the Warner’s brand. Products will launch for Spring 2018 and be sold primarily […]

Fendi inaugurates its first flagship store in Milan

Fendi inaugurates its first flagship store in Milan   Paris, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the recent Salone del Mobile furniture fair in Milan, Fendi inaugurated its first flagship store dedicated to the Maison’s distinctive universe of home furnishings and design. With an exceptional location on via Montenapoleone in the heart of Milan’s famous “Quadrilatero […]

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. announces wholesale agreement with ZALORA

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. continues to grow wholesale business and partners with Asia’s leading online fashion destination New Albany, Ohio, 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) announced today (April 10, 2017) it has entered into a wholesale agreement with Asia’s leading online fashion destination, ZALORA.  Starting next week, ZALORA will […]

Dirty Hippy Swag officially launches their fashion line on April 20, 2017!

Oakland, CA, 2017-Apr-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dirty Hippy Swag announces the official launch date for their fashion line: April 20, 2017! Dirty Hippy Swag is an e-commerce startup, exclusively located online at www.dirtyhippyswag.com. With an ever-expanding collection, Dirty Hippy Swag specializes in comfortable street style apparel, as well as laser-cut designed and hand-beaded jewelry. […]

LVMH extends application deadline for the LVMH Innovation Award until April 17

LVMH extends application deadline for the LVMH Innovation Award until April 17   Paris, 2017-Apr-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH has extended the application deadline for the LVMH Innovation Award until April 17. The 32 startups selected will be invited to join the LVMH Lab during the Viva Technology Show in Paris from June 15-17, 2017. […]

H&M Foundation announces winners of its annual innovation challenge Global Change Award

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The public have cast their votes. On April 5, at a ceremony in Stockholm City Hall, the five winners of H&M Foundation’s annual innovation challenge Global Change Award were awarded. The 1 million euro grant was split between them by the global public in an online vote. In […]

New research shows speed and agility are top priorities for every retailer competing in fast fashion

New research shows speed and agility are top priorities for every retailer competing in fast fashion   Retailers need to get in shape to meet consumer demand for a fast fashion fix WORLD RETAIL CONGRESS, DUBAI, 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — With one in eight younger consumers (18 to 24 year olds) shopping every week […]

Universum survey ranks LVMH most desirable employer among business and management students for 12th consecutive year

Universum survey ranks LVMH most desirable employer among business and management students for 12th consecutive year   Paris, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Each year, Universum surveys students to find out which potential employers they consider most attractive. For the 12th year in a row LVMH figures first among French students at business and management […]

The H&M group outlines new goals and commitments in its Sustainability Report 2016

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The H&M group Sustainability Report 2016 is published today (4 APR, 2017), outlining several new goals including a commitment to use 100% recycled or other sustainably sourced materials by 2030 and to become climate positive throughout its entire value chain by 2040. Another key highlight is the […]

Express launches an exclusive, limited-edition collection designed by Karlie Kloss

Express launches an exclusive, limited-edition collection designed by Karlie Kloss   Collection to Debut at Live Fashion Show Featuring Inspiring Individuals in Brand Ambassador’s Hometown of St. Louis, Missouri COLUMBUS, Ohio, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Express, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR) today (March 30, 2017) announced Express’ launch of an exclusive, limited-edition collection designed by Express […]

MANGO launches new campaign for April: A Story of Uniqueness

Barcelona, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — MANGO launches its new campaign for April, A Story of Uniqueness, which celebrates the authenticity of each individual for their personality and talent.The portraits and video campaign were shot by Angelo Penetta. The styling was done by Aleksandra Woroniecka. The campaign presents us with different personalities with a […]

Macy’s becomes the exclusive U.S. department store for DKNY women’s apparel and accessories

NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M), one of the nation’s premier retailers, and G-III Apparel Group, Ltd., a leading manufacturer and distributor of apparel and accessories under licensed brands, owned brands and private label brands, today announced an agreement under which Macy’s will serve, beginning February 2018, as the exclusive U.S. department store for sales […]

Forever 21 announces songstress Justine Skye as the global campaign face of its 2017 Festival collection

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21, one of the most recognized and largest independent fashion retailers in the world, announces today the global campaign face of their 2017 Festival collection, songstress Justine Skye.  With over two million views on YouTube, the Roc Nation records singer/songwriter’s fashion-forward style and social media […]

The ED Ellen DeGeneres shoe line debuts on QVC

WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The ED Ellen DeGeneres shoe line, launched in partnership with Camuto Group, is scheduled to debut on QVC Thursday, March 23 at 8 PM (ET). Inspired by a passion for fashion, the beautifully designed, high-quality collection of women’s footwear features a mix of comfortable sneakers, sandals, […]

Make Up For Ever opens new store in New York, the first US location to feature the Go Pro Makeup experience

Make Up For Ever opens new store in New York, the first US location to feature the Go Pro Makeup experience   Paris, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Make Up For Ever has opened its new global flagship in New York, the first US location to feature the Go Pro Makeup experience. Go Pro Makeup […]

LVMH to acquire majority share in Maison Francis Kurkdjian

LVMH to acquire majority share in Maison Francis Kurkdjian   Paris, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Motivated by a shared vision of French perfume making and the creativity that inspires it, LVMH and Maison Francis Kurkdjian have announced their association in order to jointly pursue the long-term development of the fragrance House. Under the agreement […]

Bulgari expands its exclusively “made in Italy” manufacturing network with a new jewelry manufacturing facility in Valenza, Italy

Bulgari expands its exclusively “made in Italy” manufacturing network with a new jewelry manufacturing facility in Valenza, Italy   Paris, 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bulgari inaugurated its new jewelry manufacturing facility in Valenza, Italy, on March 17. Bridging tradition and innovation, the 14,000-square-meter site expands Bulgari’s exclusively “made in Italy” manufacturing network. Bulgari has […]

The House of Givenchy announces the appointment of Clare Waight Keller as Artistic Director

The House of Givenchy announces the appointment of Clare Waight Keller as Artistic Director   Paris, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The House of Givenchy is pleased to announce the appointment of Clare Waight Keller as Artistic Director, effective May 2nd 2017. Clare Waight Keller will take on all creative responsibilities, including Women’s and Men’s Ready-to-wear […]

PVH further participates in the fast growing online channel with the acquisition of direct-to-consumer e-commerce retailer True&Co.

NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH] announced today (Mar. 16, 2017) that it has entered into an agreement to acquire True&Co., a direct-to-consumer intimate apparel e-commerce retailer. True&Co. is changing the way women shop online by redesigning the art of bra shopping. It uses a proprietary fit quiz to recommend […]

BLINGBY ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH BRITISH POP DUO OMYO

BLINGBY TURNS BAND’S MUSIC VIDEOS INTO UNIQUE SHOPPING EXPERIENCES; OMYO THE FIRST BAND TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ‘BLINGBY LIVE’ NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Blingby has today announced a cutting-edge partnership with emerging British pop act OMYO, which sees its patented advertising technology turn the band’s music videos, concerts and more into […]

Forever 21 launches its Spring Collection and campaign globally

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forever 21, one of the most recognized and largest independent fashion retailers in the world, debuts its Spring Collection and campaign globally, celebrating a love of color and the modern day wardrobe staple, denim. The Spring Collection stays true to the brand’s core ethos of injecting […]

Northeastern Fine Jewelry officially opens new Glens Falls store

GLENS FALLS, New York; March 19, 2017 – Northeastern Fine Jewelry today welcomed the community to celebrate the grand opening of its new store in downtown Glens Falls with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony. New York State Senator Betty Little joined Northeastern Fine Jewelry owner Val Bleser, Vice President Gregg Kelly and officials from the […]

AVEC LES FILLES contemporary lifestyle brand by Joyce Azria now available at Macy’s

AVEC LES FILLES contemporary lifestyle brand by Joyce Azria now available at Macy’s     The contemporary lifestyle brand, featuring beautifully tailored, French-inspired separates and dresses, is available at more than 150 Macy’s stores and on macys.com NEW YORK, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — AVEC LES FILLES, now available at Macy’s, is a contemporary lifestyle […]