Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 9:40am
RewardStyle, which helps bloggers make money by connecting their audiences with e-commerce options, raised $15 million from some high-profile backers to expand its reach globally. Maverick Capital Ventures led the Series A funding round, with participation from Russian media... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 9:27am
MILAN — Yoox Group, which is expected to close its merger with Net-a-porter in September, has appointed Alex Alexander, who joined the company this month, as chief information officer. In the newly created position, Alexander will lead all of Yoox’s technology functions. Prior... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 9:15am
The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index rose nearly seven points in June after a small gain in May, putting it above the 100 mark for the third time this year. The index came in at 101.4 versus its revised 94.6 finish in May. The Present Situation Index was up 4.5... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 9:11am
The National Retail Federation on Tuesday wasted no time in criticizing the U.S. Labor Department’s proposed rule changes defining eligibility for overtime pay. The DOL’s proposal, which was unveiled Tuesday morning and has now been reviewed and approved by the Office of... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 9:01am
LONDON — The British law firm Baker & McKenzie has published a Global Legal Guide for Luxury and Fashion Companies that outlines international trends and potential legal minefields in what has become a $254 billion luxury and fashion industry. “The growth of online... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 8:58am
U.S. markets tried to shrug off Monday’s steep selloff but while major indices inched back into the green at midday trading, the gains were weak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2 percent to 17,626 while the S&P 500 gained 0.3 percent to 2,062. The S&P... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 8:00am
Upon recently unveiling their Spring/Summer 2015 collection over at Selectism, this week London-based imprint COPSON is back delivering a new short film in further promotion of the range. Titled A Young Summer’s Heart, the flick follows amateur Danish skater and first-time... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 7:20am
With trade show season in full effect as part of the numerous fashion weeks taking place around the world, sneaker exhibitions are following suit. Although Sneakerness madness is a few months behind us, we’ve got Solemart Berlin to look forward to this weekend. One of the... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 7:20am
Hood by Air took to Paris to unveil their Spring/Summer 2016 line of avant-garde streetwear. Marking the runway debut of electronic producer and Björk/Kanye collaborator Arca, the show’s brazen presentation was a reaffirmed testament to HBA founder Shayne Oliver’s usual “... read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 6:40am
For the new season, Berlin’s SOTO Store has released a new editorial featuring some of their current favorite styles. Highlighted via an artistic black and white set of imagery, pieces come from the likes of Acne Studios, adidas, Raf Simons, Thom Browne, Super, Norse Projects... read more