Tag Archives: Fashion

UNIQLO opens two new stores

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(Source: Malaya.com.ph | November 7, 2017) Japanese global apparel retail brand, UNIQLO recently opened new stores and will add over 1,000 sqm of new shopping space in two locations, bringing the UNIQLO LifeWear shopping experience to more Filipinos. Following its successful expansion in Mindanao and the recent opening of its first store in Ilocos Norte, the opening of the new ...

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Asia gives Dr Martens revenues a kick along

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | October 26, 2017) A strong performance in Asia has helped boost UK footwear brand Dr Martens revenues by 25 percent. Sales in Asia for its latest fiscal year grew by 43 percent, to contribute £66.4 million (US$88 million) to its total revenues of £290.6 million. During the year the company added 18 stores globally, taking ...

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Amazon to become Americans’ favorite clothing store

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(Source: Retail in Asia | October 19, 2017) Amazon is becoming the go-to place for Americans to buy clothing. In a new survey by Alphawise, a research arm of Morgan Stanley, said that 69% of people bought clothing on Amazon over the last six months. The results show a growth of 10% from a year ago, when 59% said they ...

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Why S Maison is the new style destination

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(Source: Inquirer.net | July 7, 2017) The grand opening of the upscale S Maison mall at Conrad Manila was a virtual feast for the senses. The lifestyle destination has been open for more than a year now, but had an official launch only last June. S Maison sits inside The SM group’s newest luxury hotel, Conrad Manila, which has been ...

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Fresh Abercrombie & Fitch concept for Harbour City

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | June 30, 2017) Upscale American casualwear retailer Abercrombie & Fitch will re-enter the Hong Kong market within the next six months with a fresh concept store It will be Abercrombie & Fitch’s first overseas outing for its new retail concept, which is boutique in style. It will be modelled after the prototype, launched at the ...

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H&M aims to use 100 percent recycled materials by 2030

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 5 April 2017) The latest H&M Sustainability Report released this week aims for 100 percent recycled or other sustainably sourced materials by 2030. And the Swedish headquartered retailer says it wants to be “climate positive” throughout its entire value chain by 2040. Another key highlight is a commitment to switch to 100 percent renewable electricity. ...

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New H&M retail brand revealed

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 30 March 2017) The next new H&M retail brand will be called Arket with first stores to open in London in late summer or early autumn this year. H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson said Arket will be priced above H&M. He described the concept as “simple, yet timeless and functional”. Fast-fashion retailer H&M told Business of ...

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RetailWATCH: Speed to market in fashion

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(Source: Retail in Asia | Dec. 29, 2015) Speed to market (STM) is becoming a necessity for apparel retailers and manufacturers in order to stay competitive. E-commerce and fast fashion have changed shopping habits and made consumers more demanding in terms of what they want – which is more – and when they want it – which is now. As ...

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Plains and Prints goes global

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(Source: Ivy Lisa F. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer | July 19, 2015) It started out literally small—in a cramped 11-square-meter kiosk in Shoppesville Greenhills, the famed tiangge haven. Roxanne Ang-Farillas just had to find a way, however small it was, to get her passion for designing out there and find an audience for her creations. “I’ve always been very passionate ...

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Tech meets fashion

Fashion fuses with technology in the current Philippine Fashion Week. PowerMac
showcases briefcases IPhone cases, and fashionable earplugs

Source: Manila Standard Today | May 9, 2015 | Premium lifestyle tech chain rounds up five mobile accessory brands, six designers to celebrate fashion and functionality. Power Mac Center turns to the runways of Philippine Fashion Week unveiling its fashion-forward mobile and digital lifestyle accessories in the Philippines. As the style leader and tastemaker in consumer electronics, Power Mac Center ...

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