"Private-label attire in aggregate is now a bigger seller in the U.S. than any single apparel brand."
"They can afford to cut out the middleman—in this case the fashion press—and give their fans exactly what they want: Kim wearing Yeezy and the opportunity to instantly buy it."
Business Of Fashion
"An influx of rich Chinese has made the Canadian city, known for its outdoor lifestyle and ability to produce homegrown international brands, increasingly strategic to the global luxury sector."
“These new ideas and software will affect almost every in-store experience in the future, they will change what it means to go to a store and they will make store experiences more worthwhile than ever."
"Loewe is growing its retail footprint in the U.K., with a new store and increased shop floor space in key U.K. department stores, all in the works for next year."
"The Japanese designer was in Hong Kong at the Design for Asia gala dinner Friday night to accept a lifetime achievement award. "
"Called Visual Search for All, the white-label feature can be integrated into retail websites or apps within 24 hours and lets shoppers upload photos saved on their phones, like screenshots from Instagram, to find similar products for sale."
"Retailers that already have bought into IoT believe the investment will pay off for them, and more seem poised to make this move, but the industry also must consider how ready customers are to embrace IoT-based services and offers."
South China Morning Post
"By lowering the financial barriers to entry, the playing field has opened considerably to a more diverse range of designers, who will in turn be able to access bigger audiences using the technology available at their hands."