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Macy’s move seals the fate of fur in fashion, says analyst

Efforts to eliminate animal fur in fashion continue to accelerate as cities and even US states are joining brands and retailers in banning its use.

Macy’s move seals the fate of fur in fashion, says analyst

Efforts to eliminate animal fur in fashion continue to accelerate as cities and even US states are joining brands and retailers in banning its use.

Elliatt launches first brand store – in China

Melbourne design brand Elliatt has opened its first-ever own-brand store – not in Australia, but in China.

Fashion chain Hobbs builds global footprint

UK fashion chain Hobbs is expanding its global footprint – and reaping a strong sales improvement along the way.

Fashion chain Hobbs builds global footprint

UK fashion chain Hobbs is expanding its global footprint – and reaping a strong sales improvement along the way.

LafaLafa Hong Kong brings cashback savings

A year after the cashback and coupons startup for online shopping launched in India, LafaLafa Hong Kong has opened.

MCM aims to double sales in five years

German accessories brand MCM, owned and run by South Korean entrepreneur Sung-joo Kim, aims to more than double sales to $2 billion within five years.

Fashion etailer SuperGurl apologises for rape gaffe

Singapore online fashion retailer SuperGurl has apologised for a homepage banner inviting rape, described by at least one shopper as “absolutely vile”.

Macy’s explores Chinese opportunities

American retailer Macy’s is reportedly looking for location for its first department store in China. Some top executives have flown to China to find a place where it could open its first store in the nation, reports Women’s Wear Daily. The company, which operates Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s department store brands, made its first move into China when it invested in Chinese e-commerce firm VIPStore, operator of omei.com, in 2012. It operates about 840 Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stor…

Borderfree, Visa push e-commerce in SE Asia

New York-based e-commerce company Borderfree is collaborating with Visa to offer exclusive free shipping to Visa cardholders in Southeast Asia. Borderfree designed the promotion for Visa cardholders in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. During the offer period, Visa cardholders in these markets have the opportunity to shop with a slate of popular US retailers and receive free shipping for orders that reach a certain threshold when they use their Visa card. Participating re…