Asos Archives - Inside Retail Asia

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.

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.  In what Sofie Willmott, lead retail analyst at GlobalData, described as “a tumultuous” year, Asos reported sales of £2.73 billion and a profit of just £33.1 million. After two profit warnings during the year, investors were unsurprised by the numbers and its share price actually rose …

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.

Online fashion retailer 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.

How small retailers can compete with the giants of retail

The giants of retail might be trailblazers, but they are still fair game for the little guys. Much space in blogs is dedicated to the retail revolution driven by insights into consumer behaviour, powered by big data and instant home delivery. Giant behemoth retailers Walmart and Target, new-generation players like Amazon in the US, Asos and Tesco in the UK and Alibaba and JD in China …

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.

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.