More than two in five retailers face some sort of price recommendation or restriction from manufacturers, the European Commission said.


A slew of fashion start-ups are crowdsourcing critical business decisions. Is it working?


It's not just clothes they're transforming, it's how—and when and where—we consume them.


In a major breakthrough in clothing manufacturing, a Seattle, US based technology start-up has announced that it has achieved the long-sought goal of automated sewing. The company achieved this milestone by using an industrial robot to sew together a t-shirt. It is the first time that a robot has been used to sew an entire article of clothing.


An advert on Amazon reveals that the web giant is working on a new e-store. After jeans and designer jewellery, the online retailer is approaching manufacturers of hand-crafted products.


Getting consumers to buy luxury products on is just one small piece of a much wider strategy to disrupt the fashion industry like never before.


Instagram is the fashionistas' first choice among social media. This is no longer a surprise, and the latest statistics, published on Tuesday by the 500 million-member social network, as the Spring/Summer 2017 fashion weeks are kicking off, merely confirm the facts: 50% of Instagrammers follow a brand, 45% of European members browse the platform seeking inspiration for their looks, 35% take pictures of themselves to show their looks and 16% share their top fashion picks in stores - more than one in three members state they have purchased a fashion item selected on Instagram.


According to a recent forecast released by eMarketer, Snapchat is on track to rake in nearly $1 billion dollars in ad revenues in the coming year.


Dans un contexte de marché hyperconcurrentiel, se démarquer est devenu indispensable pour les marques. D’une expérience en boutique aboutie à une belle notoriété en ligne, les défis à relever pour séduire les consommateurs sont nombreux. Forte de ce constat, Crown Heights, une entreprise française spécialisée dans l’affichage dynamique, lance MySelfie, une borne tactile connectée ayant vocation à dynamiser les points de vente et à booster la visibilité sur les réseaux sociaux.


L'enseigne de grands magasins annonce le rachat du site de ventes événementielles Bazarchic. Rachat mené auprès de ses fondateurs, Nathalie Gillier et Liberty Verny, et portant sur l’ensemble du capital, incluant les filiales Bazarchic Voyages et NGR. L’objectif est pour les Galeries Lafayette de renforcer sa stratégie omnicanale, mais « plus particulièrement » de soutenir le développement de son enseigne Galeries Lafayette Outlet. 


Le géant de la distribution déploie un dispositif atypique pour transporter ses clients dans la réalité virtuelle, du 6 septembre au 3 octobre. Les consommateurs pourront tester les sensations de cette nouvelle technologie grâce à des lunettes VR. 


When we seek to bestow the highest praise on a new business venture, particularly a new tech business, we call it disruptive, meekly accepting the misery, havoc and sheer unmannerliness the word implies. That’s the price of progress, we say, unless we’ve just been disrupted, in which case we say something else.