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Asos profits tumble as international sales growth slows

Global fashion online retailer Asos has seen profits tumble 68 per cent in the year to August, despite a 13-per-cent increase in sales.

Fashion brands must embrace sustainable packaging, says GlobalData

Brands and retailers need to take a look at the wider supply chain and move beyond the goods to embrace sustainable packaging, warns GlobalData.

Boohoo set to buy Karen Millen and Coast – updated

Fast-growing pure-play online fashion retailer Boohoo is preparing to acquire the Karen Millan and Coast brands.

Asos shares tumble as growth slows

Online fashion-retailer Asos reported sales growth beneath expectations for the four months to June, causing its share price to tumble 13 per cent overnight.

How small retailers can compete with the giants of retail

The giants of retail – like Walmart, Target, Amazon, Asos, Tesco, Alibaba and JD – might be trailblazers, but they are still fair game for the little guys.

Tech startup Blinq targets Southeast Asia

Tech startup Blinq is targeting Southeast Asia with its software which allows users to virtually try on and purchase designer apparel and accessories.

French Connection founder mulls selling out

French Connection founder and CEO Stephen Marks plans to sell his remaining cornerstone stake in the fashion label.

Asos reports huge growth across globe

Online retailer enjoys Christmas period.

UK smartphone shopping spend set to soar

UK smartphone shopping spend will overtake that on tablets next year as the larger devices fall from favour, reports GlobalData.

Fast fashion is turning into ultrafast fashion – report

Ultrafast fashion: Fung Global Retail and Tech explains how online brands are challenging fast fashion players in the race from catwalk to shelf.

House of Fraser profit soars under new management

Following a senior team shake-up over the last year, UK department store House of Fraser profit has nearly doubled.

Asos posts half year profit increase

Online fashion retailer continues to strengthen its product offer by introducing new brands, including competitors.