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Weekly News Brief

THE BIG BAD WOLF Amazon: admired and feared in equal measures by retailers. Every move this e-commerce juggernaut makes sends executives scrambling to catch up, and Amazon's foray into fashion is one that everybody is watching closely. Techcrunch discusses exactly ... read more
Weekly News Brief

Weekly News Brief

THE CHINESE SPOTLIGHT The powers behind Shanghai Fashion Week have big ambitions, and that is to make Shanghai the new mecca for fashion buyers all around Asia. The Pearl of the Orient has undergone a transformation as a launchpad for ... read more
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Weekly News Brief

BETTER, FASTER, STRONGER Fast fashion's tight control over their supply chains has been a historically winning strategy. Yet while they might enjoy their current dominance in the market, it's no time to be complacent. As always, Amazon surfaces as a ... read more
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Weekly News Brief

SOMETHING'S BREWING IN... India's biggest e-commerce players are in trouble. Amazon has entered the playing field, investing $5 billion into aggressively expanding their supply chain in India. The main competitors are domestic e-commerce kings Flipkart and Snapdeal, whom are reportedly ... read more
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Weekly News Brief

THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY Amazon Fashion is the proverbial ugly child of the fashion family. Seldom talked about but relied upon as a smaller breadwinner for the behemoth, traditional brands have regarded the sell-all e-commerce giant with a ... read more
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Weekly News Brief

THROWBACK TO 2007 We're not at the bottom yet. Stateside, 21 retailers will be closing down over 3,500 stores all over the country in 2017. Discount chain Payless Shoes is considering shuttering between 500 to 1000 stores as it ... read more
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Weekly News Brief

THE THING ABOUT MODESTY A largely underrated slice of the lucrative fashion industry pie is modest fashion. That's strange for a market that has been predicted to grow to $484 billion by 2019. Modist is breaking new ground by being ... read more
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