Fashion That Fits for the 4th of July

Let’s get the congratulations out of the way first – happy birthday America!

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Happy 241st!

In what’s been a challenging year for retail, Independence Day arrives just in time to put some much needed pep in the step of consumer confidence on and offline. All across apparel, brands and retailers are putting their best foot forward with sensational sales designed to make the most of the three-day weekend.

As Deal News point out, it’s a great opportunity for shoppers to snag a bargain on summer deals (and end of season offerings) from some of the biggest names in the business. With that in mind, we’ve put together a quick guide to some of the standout offers available from across our network of sizing partners. Continue reading “Fashion That Fits for the 4th of July”

2017 eTail West Preview: The Best of Day Three

With several action-packed days already behind them, eTail West’s day three agenda gives attendees a little bit more room to breathe with just two tracks to choose from in the afternoon and an early close. There are still plenty of great talks to look forward to, however, as the focus moving to two themes close to the apparel industry’s heart – social and mobile. Continue reading “2017 eTail West Preview: The Best of Day Three”

2017 eTail West Preview: Day Two Highlights

On day two of eTail West, the focus shifts firmly to the future with an overarching theme of how retailers can survive and thrive against a backdrop of ongoing digital revolution. It’s a set of topics sure to resonate with apparel firms in particular as they face into the serious challenges posed by both the looming threat of Amazon and potentially disruptive new entrants into their markets. Continue reading “2017 eTail West Preview: Day Two Highlights”

2017 eTail West Preview: Our Pick of the Day One Sessions

With this year’s eTail West conference just around the corner, we’re looking forward to connecting with both current and future sizing partners in sunny Palm Springs over an action-packed three days of presentations, panels, and possibilities. Continue reading “2017 eTail West Preview: Our Pick of the Day One Sessions”

Ready to Share #1: Super Spiders and the Road Ahead for Online Apparel in 2017

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Ready to Share! What is Ready to Share, you ask? Simple – it’s a collection of weekly links worth sharing for apparel industry insiders. You can expect to see plenty of info around our core concerns of solving sizing and reducing returns, along with breaking news and opinion from across the wider online apparel industry.

In this week’s instalment, we’re keeping one eye fixed firmly on the future, checking in on Berlin events, and giving some long overdue link love to our friends the arthropods. Let’s start with a look ahead! Continue reading “Ready to Share #1: Super Spiders and the Road Ahead for Online Apparel in 2017”

What a Trump Presidency Could Mean for Online Apparel

With the dust still settling on one of the biggest shocks in U.S. political history, many inside fashion are starting to think deeply about what a Trump presidency could mean for online apparel sales and the industry as a whole.

As pundits found out to their cost during the election itself, it’s notoriously difficult to predict which approach Trump will eventually settle on in any given situation. The President-elect has, however, more or less set his stall out on a host of issues at this stage, and we can at least start filling in some of the blanks around what to expect post-Inauguration.

Let’s start with the good news. Continue reading “What a Trump Presidency Could Mean for Online Apparel”