The fashion industry has been booming with innovative ways to buy clothing, as people become more willing to pay more for environmentally friendly apparel. This attributes to the $2.5 trillion the fashion industry brings in every year.


Neiman Marcus is taking a new approach to getting customers in the door: devoting part of its floor space to e-commerce startup Rent the Runway.


At Gap's annual shareholder meeting back in May, CEO Art Peck said, "to not be considering Amazon and others would be in my view delusional."  In early September, Lands' End announced that it would start selling some merchandise on Amazon, as the online behemoth's "credibility of being a desired fashion destination for shoppers continues to grow."


India remains one of the most conspicuous growth opportunities for a global luxury market stuck in a rut.


Designer Eileen Fisher made an eight-year commitment to sustainable fashion four years ago, after having “an epiphany about the earth” and her responsibility as the owner of her own company. In the years since, the brand has been vocal about these efforts.


Le géant chinois du commerce électronique Alibaba a enregistré vendredi un nouveau record de ventes à 120,7 milliards de yuans (16,33 milliards d'euros) à l'occasion de la « journée des célibataires », un événement qu'il a lui-même créé, mais ce montant marque un ralentissement de sa croissance.


Everlane has just become the first brand to sell their products via Snapchat. On Tuesday, Everlane released their new leather goods collection on Sweet, a Snapchat-based lifestyle publication. The collection is only available for purchase via Snapchat.


Transparency is trending in fashion.
Mass retailers like H&M, Zara, UK-based Marks & Spencer, Belgium-based CNA and Gap Inc., which owns Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic and Athleta, have begun sharing the names of the factories they work with in an effort to improve working and environmental conditions, streamline cluttered supply chains, and get on the right side of the mindful consumer. This is a departure from traditionally standard retail practices, which saw companies keeping their factory names closely held in order to protect themselves from competition.


La blockchain : ce mot est partout. Ce nouveau type de base de données, majoritairement utilisé dans la finance car très sécurisé, a également de multiples applications. Dans le secteur de la mode, on a surtout voulu l’utiliser afin de répondre aux problématiques grandissantes de traçabilité et de transparence, devenues de vraies préoccupations avec l’avènement de la Fast Fashion, comme expliqué dans notre précédent article.


The social media app has introduced shoppable tags that allow brands to tag the products in their photos, the way users can tag their friends.


Chief sustainability officer Hannah Jones talks to BoF about Nike's journey from sweatshop scandals to embracing sustainability as a tool for business innovation.


Alibaba Group’s Alipay is partnering with U.S. payment service providers to expand its mobile payment services to the United States. However, unlike other foreign entrants into the U.S. mobile payment market, Alipay wants to compete for Chinese tourist dollars rather than for domestic mobile payment users.