Trouva, the UK-based curated online marketplace for independent bricks-and-mortar retailers, has taken formally launched in Germany in its first step to global expansion today. Just as it does in the UK, Trouva will be offering independent retailers based in Berlin an online customer base through its marketplace, as well as in-store technology such as inventory management software, real-time logistics platform and AI machine learning.
Amazon has launched its fourth own-brand fashion line Meraki aiming to break into the essential-wear market with its new simplistic range. The “modern wardrobe essentials” line includes both menswear and womenswear, focusing on high quality fabrics and simple, timeless shapes and block neutral colours. READ MORE: Amazon launches Truth & Fable occasion-wear range It joins the fast expanding range offered by the online retailer’s subsidiary Amazon Fashion, alongside women’s occasion-wear brand Truth & Fable, street style-focused Find and lingerie brand Iris & Lily.
Shoppers are calling for more shops and services on the high street with a majority of them feeling pessimistic about the future of their local shopping district. According to new government research into shopper and retailer sentiment ahead of the Great British High Street Awards 2018, found that 21 per cent of shoppers said there wasn’t enough shops and services on their high street to meet their needs
As Moody's mulls downgrading the rent-to-own retailer's credit after a buyout deal, S&P analysts expect the sale to help Rent-A-Center's financial position in the short run.
With Amazon going quiet on the notion of adding prescription sales, the move solidifies CVS Health's position, especially with seniors.
Johanna Uurasjarvi and J. Crew CEO Jim Brett worked closely together at both West Elm and Urban Outfitter's Anthropologie banner