German discounter Lidl has opened its very first CO2-neutral store in Ixelles (Brussels), where it uses several techniques to save energy, like using the heat from the refrigerator cooling generators to heat the store itself.
Lidl heats stores with refrigerators
H&M subsidiary Monki will collaborate with ‘influencers’: the fashion label will launch a global program for social media figures, who can earn money if they sell clothing.
French fashion chain Naf Naf, part of the Vivarte group, has a new owner. A chinese group, led by fashion group La Chapelle, paid 52 million euro to acquire it.
British fashion retailer French Connection, known for its FCUK quote, has sold its Toast subsidiary to Danish clothing group Bestseller, which also owns brands like Vero Moda and Jack & Jones.
Adidas wants to focus more in online sales and that is why it will shut down a large number of stores worldwide.
Discount chain Aldi Süd has turned into a lifestyle partner thanks to its new inspirational platform where consumers can find anything ranging from gardening tips to fashion advice.
Polyvore, a well-known American social media network and fashion inspirational platform, has been shut down as soon as e-commerce group Ssense acquired it. The users are dismayed and immediately launched a petition.