According to a study by McKinsey & Co. for the Italian Fashion Chamber, presented on Tuesday in Milan, sustainability has an increasingly decisive influence on buyers’ choices, from retailers to end consumers.
Japan's cautious consumers are starting to loosen up, spending more and offering hope that domestic demand - and not just exports - will be strong enough to reflate an economy that has been sluggish for many years.
From ready-to-wear knits manufactured instantly to customised dresses produced on inkjet printers, Japan's apparel industry is turning to state-of-the-art technology in a bold bid to cut labour costs and secure its fu...
The Catalonia-based company BCN Brand is planning to expand its footprint in Japan with new deals in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Yokohama and Hakata, and it has just opened at the department store Takashimaya.
The Franco-American trio are at the head of the Global Powers of Retailing ranking established by Deloitte based on the results from 2013. A ranking that includes clothing stores, department stores and luxury groups.