Avail, a new social e-commerce platform, was launched today to bring together emerging fashion brands and fashion lovers. It is an initiative of entrepreneur Wouter Torfs and the Belgian venture capital fund 9.5 Ventures.
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The Benelux plays a key role in the expansion plans of Swedish fashion platform NA-KD. The three-year-old scale-up has a strong focus on influencer marketing and is already supplying in 125 countries.
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Pop culture, fashion and luxury: they have gone hand in hand for ages, but their bond seems stronger than ever now. Why is Delvaux selling Game of Thrones handbags and how is Kim Kardashian helping the worldwide demand for luxury brands?
The Antwerp Six is not the end: Belgium still has an internationally famed fashion reputation. Not only Antwerp is known, Brussels is also building a good reputation, something the government loves to back.
American Amazon presented its first collection for women to be sold in Europe. The clothing, part of the Find brand, will be sold in Germany, the United Kingdom, France and Spain.
TK Maxx will open two new stores in Amsterdam, one on 2 May in the Westmarket shopping center and one on 11 May in the Amsterdamse Poort.
American online retailer Amazon struggled for years to get a breakthrough in fashion, but it seems to have made strides in the sector lately. One of the reasons for that improvement is Amazon's promise to not only sell the clothing at a lower price.
Fashion retailers do not use their social media presence adequately, according to a study with 50 fashion and shoe retailers in the United Kingdom. Even the most basic contact information is often missing from their pages.
Frances Russell, former head of Marks & Spencer's women's clothing, will join Amazon, intensifying rumours about the American online giant's intentions to enter the fashion market with its own clothing line.