Four years ago, luxury flash-sales startup Gilt Groupe was one of the buzziest e-commerce startups in the world, with hundreds of millions in revenue and an IPO expected any quarter.


Amazon has, in recent years, pushed to enter the world of designer fashion, selling clothing, shoes, handbags, and accessories from pricey brands with luxe reputations.


The tech world is infatuated with fashion. This is because fashion has something tech seriously wants: the ability to create and sustain demand for products that are—let’s face it—kind of useless.

16/02/2015 may be set to acquire, a site that sells designer brands, as one of the country's largest online retailers looks to strengthen its fashion business to take on rivals Flipkart-owned Myntra and Jabong amid a consolidation drive. 


It’s no fun playing catchup. In the fall Under Armour overtook Adidasfor the first time in sportswear sales, but the athletic apparel and gear company is still far behind Nike. Under Armour is now trying to get up to speed in the digital space, accelerated by its recent acquisitions of the fitness and nutrition-tracking tools MyFitnessPal and Endomondo. 


Founded in 2012 by Céline Brugnon and Sandra Mascio, the innovative site My Beautiful Dressing offers pieces from fashion shows several months before their in-store release. Three years on, the site has changed its name to


The online trunk show startup is gearing up for big growth, including a revamped version of its site launching this spring.


Under Armour fait le pari du sport connecté. La marque américaine, qui affiche une croissance insolente en 2014, a fait l’acquisition de deux applications spécialisées dans le fitness. Deux opérations dont les montants n’ont pas été communiqués.


Amazon plans to create its own brands in the booming fashion and lifestyle segment in the country, making India perhaps the first country where the US e-commerce giant has its own private fashion labels, two people familiar with the company's plans said.


The fashion department of the online retail giant has recruited editor Caroline Palmer to be its new editorial and social director. 


Burberry, the British heritage fashion brand, has announced a global partnership with LINE, the Japanese communication service and app.


The “sharing economy” has been a buzzy concept for several years now — but if startup investor activity is any indication, the trend isn’t going anywhere any time soon.