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Shoptalk is the world`s largest community of retail changemakers. Founded in 2016, it quickly became America`s largest retail innovation show in just three years and is now widely accepted as the global home for retail innovators.
Visit White Label World Expo Frankfurt – Europe’s leading online retail sourcing show
White Label World Expo Frankfurt is Europe’s leading online retail sourcing show with the most innovative and progressive products, services and technologies in the white label marketplace. Taking place on the 12th & 13th of October 2022, the Messe in Frankfurt, Germany, will be transformed into the ultimate destination for any forward-thinking online seller!
How to Get Your Product Into Retail Stores
You could wish to consider selling your new line of items or products to local businesses or even chain stores, specialty stores, and large retailers now that you've finished creating them.
Three Ways to Improve Your Retail Business with a Blog
You've probably heard a lot of times that having a blog can help you find more clients. Perhaps you've even started a blog for your retail store. You set up the blog and produced a bunch of articles in preparation for the flood of clients that would swarm your door. You are waiting for this moment…
4 Retail Store Design Tips for Increasing Sales
How to Optimize Your Retail Store Design for More Sales
White Label World Expo Masterclasses
There are just 4 weeks until the White Label World Expo, therefore get your tickets in quick! Taking place on the 13th & 14th of October 2021, at Messe Frankfurt, the event will feature 200 speakers, 8,000 visitors and 350 exhibitors. You do not want to miss out on being a part of the World’s largest Online Retail Sourcing Show!
6 tips for selling fashion online on the French market
France is the seventh largest economy in the world, and the third largest e-commerce market in Europe. 73% of the French population made at least one online purchase last year. That said, French shoppers are notoriously picky in their purchasing preferences.
6 Ways Clothing Retailers Can Help Customers Find the Perfect Clothes
The world of fashion and clothing is changing rapidly, and more customers are always looking to add to their look at reasonable prices. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, shopping habits for customers have changed too, and more people are buying online than ever before.
How to Buy and Resell Designer Clothing Online
If you’re looking for a way to generate extra income or start a small business from home, one of the common answers is to start selling things online. The challenge is finding something that you can sell online for a fair profit. For those with an eye for fashion, designer clothing is exactly the right product. Here is an overview of how to buy and resell designer clothing online.
Fashion retailer Gap will close all company-owned stores in Europe
Gap is reportedly considering closing all company-owned stores in Europe. Uninspiring product ranges and heavy discounting leave Gap irrelevant in European market, says GlobalData.
Apparel supply chains must reset for the future, says GlobalData
Fashion brands, producers and retailers in key consumer markets across Europe and North America are fighting for survival. Stores are closed, sales have slumped, inventories are mounting, staff are being laid off or furloughed, executives are taking pay cuts, dividends have been suspended, and companies are taking steps to shore up their liquidity. For many, the response has also been to abandon or scale-back orders, and delay – or even cancel – payments to vendors. The knock-on consequences are factory closures and the dismissal of millions of workers in some of the poorest countries in the world.
The Secret Sauce Powering Fashion Nova’s Meteoric Rise
The retail industry has never seen anything like it and their competitors are shaking in their boots as they try to keep up with the giant called Fashion Nova. The company has dominated the fashion world for the past 7 years and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight.
Can on-demand production take off in the fashion industry?
The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world, reportedly dumping 92 million tonnes of discarded items into landfill every year. However, fashion tech start-ups such as Unmade have begun to introduce innovations like on-demand production to champion the cause of sustainable fashion throughout the entire supply chain. GlobalData’s retail insight writer Deborah Williams talks to Kirsty Emery-Laws, co-founder and chief customer success officer at Unmade, to find out if on-demand is the key to fashion sustainability.
What You Need To Know About Kids Halloween Costumes
Without holidays, life would be so boring. And as people go on with their day to day activities, there is that holiday time that they always look forward to. The good thing is that there are many holidays that make life worth living. Halloween is one of those holidays and comes as a time for wearing costumes denoting popular characters either in a movie, music, story or a cartoon show. The festival allows the kids to play pranks aimed at scaring other people. However, it is important to note that Kids Halloween Costumes are built with safety and fun in mind. Also, watching your kids play in their Halloween costumes is very exciting.
Sustainability is becoming a must for UK fashion retailers
A new study suggests that sustainable fashion is fast becoming a must for UK fashion retailers. Analysis by Drapers questioned 372 fashion business leaders and professionals and found that 92.2% felt there is now a commercial necessity to become more sustainable.
Bagley and Son Ltd expand their e-commerce business globally
The leading retailer of luxury fabrics - Bagley and Son Ltd announced it would be expanding globally. The company, which prides itself on unique e- commerce project, will announce to sell and ship cloth / fabrics globally via the brand-new luxury store online: http://www.bagleyandson.com to the public.
An E-tailer Made the New York Fashion Week runway shoppable
Luxury retailer 11 Honor? made a debut at New York Fashion Week with a Shopify-powered catalog that allowed attendees to shop off the runway using QR codes.
Delivery and Returns - Festive Tips for the Fashion Industry
The retail sector has endured an incredibly difficult 2018, with the rate of closures outstripping new openings on high streets nationwide. This trend has been particularly impactful for fashion brands, which are continuing to struggle against the backdrop of a strained economic climate.
ILUNA Group with ROICA™ by Asahi Kasei Winner of the Interfeel’ Award 2018 in the Sustainability category @ Interfiliere Shanghai
In line with the powerful global trend towards smarter fashion solutions, Iluna Group launches its Embroidery Division. Specialists in lace since 1985, the new Embroidery Division offers a complete and innovative product match in line with the modern expectations of brands and retailers.
303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion offers 100 000 business opportunities for designers and bloggers at Pitti Uomo 94
“303 Tuscans Ethical Fashion” organizes a conference about ethical fashion from 12-15 June 2018 in Florence, Italy, during Pitti Uomo '94. Be Global Fashion Network is a media partner of the event. All fashion influencers, designers, business entrepreneurs and retailers are welcome to join for free.
ITMA - Innovating the World of Textiles
ITMA is the trendsetting textile and garment technology platform where the industry converges every four years to explore fresh ideas, effective solutions and collaborative partnerships for business growth. Organised by ITMA Services, the upcoming ITMA will be held from 20 to 26 June 2019 in Barcelona at Fira De Barcelona, Gran Via.
A Strategy for Success: How to Market Your New Retail Brand
You will more than likely be up against much competition when launching a new retail company. With so many competitors in the market, you will want to do everything you can to attract customers and increase your brand visibility. Find out how to market your new retail brand.
The style of the richest men - Jeff Bezos
Jeffrey Preston Bezos was born on 12th of January, 1964. He is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist, best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon, the world's largest online shopping retailer.
Heritage House - boys' suits
BoysSuits.com is owned and operated by Heritage House, a true specialty retailer. Their niche is boys suits and tailored boys dress clothes that create a style and sense of refinement befitting any special occasion. In a world that caters to the masses, Boys Suits takes a different approach. They believe that certain affairs call for a boy to dress in a style that reflects well not only on himself but on his family and on the dignity of the occasion.
Need For Buying Shop Fittings From Reputed Companies
Starting and running a retail store is not an easy affair. If things are not properly displayed and well stacked, then customers might not find them and so sales will not happen. Potential customers visiting your retail store need to be converted into actual buyers and for that all your saleable goods and products or brochures need to be adequately and systematically displayed to the targeted visitors to your shop.
The 4 levels of the fashion industry
The fashion industry is devided into four levels - Primary, Secondary, Retail, and Auxiliary. They work independently and interdependently to serve the consumer.
4 Ways to Succeed in the Fashion Industry
Whether you're interested in high fashion, retail, design, product-based or a sales consultant role in the fashion industry, there are several key components all successful entrepreneurs should possess. It doesn’t matter if you’re a first-time entrepreneur in the fashion industry or just an old dog wanting to learn some new tricks, these four tips are sure to give you a nudge in the right direction.
GOTS - Global Organic Textiles Standard
GOTS is comprised of four reputed member organisations, namely OTA (USA), IVN (Germany), Soil Association (UK) and JOCA (Japan), which contribute to the GOTS, together with further international stakeholder organizations and experts, their respective expertise in organic farming and environmentally and socially responsible textile processing.
Coloro - the most logical, intuitive, universal color system
Coloro decodes color as the human eye sees it. By combining 20 years of scientific research with a 100-years color methodology, they created a truly intuitive color system.
The Schoolwear Show
The Schoolwear Show is owned by and operated by Force12 Schoolwear. The Schoolwear Show is hosted at AIS. Force12 Schoolwear is a major donor to and supporter of the Schoolwear Association.
How to reduce costs for transportation of suits from the manufacturer to the customer
SuitPack Tailored is a single product that can be used to pack, receive and deliver a suit “ready to wear”. It has been developed to allow suit manufacturers, distributors and retailers to experience greater predictability and consistency in this process. SuitPack Tailored helps to reduce the costs for transportation of suits from the manufacturer to the customer.
Barrington Fabrics - gateway to cloth for every fabric
Barrington Fabrics Ltd was established in the 1990's and its primary target area was the manufacturing of piece good for the middle and far east clothiers merchants and retail fabric stores.
Club Monaco with new arrivals for the upcoming autumn 2016
Club Monaco is an international retail brand that designs and creates modern yet timeless clothing and accessories for women and men. Since its first store opened in Toronto in 1985, Club Monaco has been recognized by fashion influencers for its thoughtfully designed, purposeful collections featuring relevant, wearable pieces, fine fabrics and exceptional fits. Headquartered in New York City’s Chelsea Gallery district, Club Monaco can be found worldwide with stores in the United States, London, Sweden, Canada, Hong Kong, Seoul, Beijing, and Macau.
How to sustain profitable growth in the fashion industry
Many well-known fashion companies such as the Dutch McGregor Group, the stock-listed fashion company Steilmann, the online outlet Dress-for-Less and the menswear specialist Pohland filed for insolvency this year, while other well-established companies such as Gerry Weber, Tom Tailor and Hugo Boss admitted they are struggling.
New online technologies change the fashion retail business
During 2015, in the United States alone, online apparel and accessory revenue was around $63.5 billion and is estimated to reach $100 billion in 2019.
Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry
The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ASBCI), formed in 1992, is the only association to bring together the clothing industry from fibre manufacture to garment manufacture, retail and aftercare.
Online retailers open physical stores
Many companies often launch online stores without a physical presence in order to save expenses and to be on the market without being tied down by the geographic location. But recently we started to see the opposite trend - men's clothing retailers that used to sell only online started to open physical stores.
Who are the 8 richest people in Europe?
Europe is the penultimate continent in size, but it is home for 8 of the 50 richest people in the world. So, who are these eight richest people on the old continent and where does their wealth come from?
Staying on-trend with a new style of Supply chain
In clothing retail, the battle of the supply chains is underway. In response to consumer trends, products can now reach the high street in record time and at bargain prices, all thanks to supply chains custom designed to support a high-volume, more flexible model.
Selfridges London opened the world's first fully integrated bodywear department
Selfridges is a chain of high end department stores in the United Kingdom. The Body Studio is the largest department ever opened by the iconic Selfridges London. The Studio is a new holistic fashion and accessories destination created for women to promote and celebrate mind and body wellness.
Network With Fashion Professionals and Learn From Experts
We've teamed up with Creative Industry Hub to offer you a 10% discount on tickets for their upcoming 'Strictly Go Networking For Fashion Professionals' event, which is taking place on the 31st May at Sway Bar in Holborn.
How to make a Breakthrough in Fashion
Have a long term marketing strategy that needs to communicate a message to the clients. You have to answer the questions:
*What can I do to help the society?
* Who is the customer and what do they expect?
* What the customer wants?
* Where can I engage with the customer?
Are men's suit brands, designers, tailors and retailers competitors or partners ?
Interview with Martin Yordanov - business consultant and owner of the most modern factory for men's suits in Europe - Richmart.
The largest custom apparel retailer in Singapore Marcella closes all physical stores
The closure is going to happen by January 1, 2016, because the company 'is currently being acquired by an international made-to-measure group' and its physical stores have to be closed as 'it does not fit into their growth strategy'.
Canadian Fashion: Moores
Moores Clothing for Men has grown to become Canada’s leading national retailer of men’s business attire. Moores launched in 1980 as a single, family-owned store in Mississauga, Ontario, with 12 employees. Today Moores employs more than 1200 people in over 100 stores across Canada, including in virtually every major city.
Custom Tailors and Designers Association
CTDA is the oldest continuously running trade organization in the USA, founded in 1880. It was established as a platform for sharing and exchange of ideas and techniques about design, pattern making, fitting, cutting and tailoring. Today, CTDA is an association of true Bench Tailors, Custom Clothiers and Luxury Retailers, providing custom clothing (suits, shirts, trousers and accessories) in their stores.
Global Superstar Kylie lights up Oxford Street at Pandora Switch on with capital
The countdown to Christmas started today at the Oxford Street Christmas Lights Switch On Event at Pandora, an anticipated event which is broadcast and seen by millions around the globe.
C.L.A.S.S. Tour Presents the Autumn/Winter 2016-2017 Eco-Smart Collections
C.L.A.S.S. the international Milan based eco-smart resource platform, is pleased to announce the third edition of its WORLD C.L.A.S.S. TOUR presenting the latest trends and promoting partners’ smart textiles to selected brands and retailers. Thanks to the Italian Trade Commission’s support, they will provide spaces in New York, Madrid, Paris and London, while for Copenhagen stop we are pleased to conﬁrm the partnership with Danish Fashion Institute (DAFI).
Forever 21 reduces stores' sizes in the USA and Europe
US giant Forever 21, which currently operates 720 stores worldwide and plans another 100 for this year, consider downsizing some of its mega stores, including a 90,000sq ft site in Times Square, NYC, and a 127,000 site in Las Vegas.
Urban and Street Apparel Brands on the Rise
The UK is being revamped by a number of urban retailers and some of the leading fashion brands are becoming dominating forces. You will discover top British celebs who have passed on fashions by Adidas and Nike and they are now rocking it out with seriously stylish clothing brands that have unique urban appeal.
Modefabriek 2015 - Summer Edition
The summer edition of Modefabriek 2015 ( 12 - 13 July 2015) was held in Amsterdam as usual. More than ever before, the internationally popular Modefabriek is mobilising knowledge, tools and inspiration to innovate the fashion industry, particularly retail.
LA Men's Market: Holiday 2015 collections
April 7-8, 2015 at California Market Center - LA Men's Market is a men's trade event - focusing exclusively on the Summer and Holiday seasons - and presenting the best menswear brands in Action Sports, Contemporary, Lifestyle, Streetwear and Footwear.
Futuristic dressing room - innovative retail and marketing solution
FXMirror is an augmented-reality based virtual fitting room system, an innovative retail and marketing solution for fashion retailers. An electronic mirror is combined with an extra-large smart pad, incorporating infrared and RGB cameras. This enables shoppers to virtually try on clothes before taking their final selection to the dressing room, or even buy clothes, without the tedium to dress and undress in shops.
Natalia Rivera at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid
Natalia Rivera is a Fashion Designer, Visual Merchandising, Space Management, Window Display professional, and Fashion Stylist.
Passionate about retail and the fashion industry always researching into the variety of the fashion fields which gives a completely knowledge in the industry and always from a creative view and full of sense.
Make-to-order vs Make-to-stock in Fashion Industry
The traditional production strategy used by fashion companies to match production with consumer demand forecasts is called make-to-stock.
How to become a retail buyer
A retail buyer is a person, who selects the items which will be stocked in a store, based on forecasts about what will be popular among the customers. Buyers not only select clothing, but are also involved in the ordering and delivering of garments.
Made-to-order - The Future of Fashion Retail Business
Made-to-order is a production approach where items are not manufactured until a confirmed order is received. This means that retailers can order garments through the whole year depending on the demand of the customers and the manufacturers should be able to react and produce the clothes in two-three weeks.
Fall-Winter 2014/2015 Fashion trends: Gothic
We dream about Summer, but Winter is here now, so let's see what is hot for the cold season: Gothic temptress rises in dark, rebellious imperial clothing for the Fall-Winter 14/15 season.
Bulgarian representative in the finals of the Global Fashion Awards 2013
Irina Lazova from Bulgaria has been selected for 'The Lycra - Future Designer Award'.
She graduated from London College of Fashion in June, 2013. Previously, she has a BA in Public Relations and considerable experience in the field of advertising. These activities have helped her to build her design style, modern and bold, but still focused on the consumer interest.
Her collection, which participates in the race, is described as' luxury sportswear "or sportswear for non-practising women.
Made-to-measure - the new fashion trend for men
Global researches show that men are spending more and more money on clothes and especially on luxury ones. For example in 2011 the spend on luxury menswear has grown twice as fast as women's.
Naturally, when the demand increase, the supply goes up, too.
So, fashion brands see a big opportunity to expand their market share thanks to their menswear collections - 40% of the global sales in 2012 coming from menswear.
Farrell - the fashion label of Robbie Williams to appear in Selfridges
Robbie Williams' fashion label Farrell has been snapped up by British luxury department store Selfridges after the shop was attracted by the brand's "heritage look".
The British high end retailer has become the first luxury department store to purchase the Take That singer's clothing line - which is named after his grandfather, Jack Farrell - after being attracted by its "clear brand ethos" and "heritage look".
H&M summer 2011 product preview
The collection that H&M is releasing for spring/summer 2011 is full of flower prints and vibrant colors - perfect for color blocking and brightening up every outfit. The combinations are limitless, and whatever you choose, H&M guarantees you that you will be dressed in the latest fashion.
The clothing line will be available starting April through July, but sometimes the brand puts out the products earlier, so look out for it.
Craziness overseas: Black Friday
Shoppers lined up early Friday morning, poised to burst through the doors of malls and stores in the annual Black Friday bargain blitz.
Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, traditionally the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. On this day many U.S. retailers open very early, often at 5 a.m., and offer promotional sales to kick off the shopping season.
Zara TRF Line September 2010 Lookbook
Zara’s online shop has officially opened for business and since its September 2010 lookbook for men and women has been released you can place an order and choose fall outfit.
Unfortunately Zara is only offering online shopping to those in France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the UK, but still you can flip through the lookbook, or look at the pictures, that we’ve selected for you.
Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry
Where to produce quality men's suits in Eastern Europe - made-to-measure suits, ready-to-wear suits and CMT