Online marketplace eBay has rolled out a price match guarantee on more than 50,000 deals in the US - including its fashion inventory - in a bid to compete with e-commerce heavyweights and rivals such as Walmart, Sears and Target.
US omni-channel women's wear retailer Chico's FAS has partnered with technology firm First Insight to more quickly and accurately make design, buying and pricing decisions on the apparel, footwear and accessories it sells both in-store and online.
Chinese e-commerce company JD.com has invested US$397m in Farfetch, a marketplace for luxury brands, in a strategic partnership designed to create a premier platform for luxury e-commerce across China, opening a gateway to an $80bn market.
UK luxury fashion group Burberry has partnered with the Royal College of Art (RCA) on a new research group designed to develop more sustainable materials, transform consumer experience and advance manufacturing, in line with Burberry's new five-year responsibility agenda.
A new Amazon patent designed to intercept customers who attempt to make a price comparison on their mobile devices while in-store could be detrimental to retailers and will ultimately increase friction levels, an industry observer has said.
Around 25% of the global supply chain for viscose has now been subjected to comprehensive audits and found to be at a low risk for containing fibre from controversial forest sources, a new study shows.
World apparel production growth fell short of the world manufacturing average in the first quarter of 2017, although gains have been seen in both developing and industrialised economies, new research shows.