L’Oréal Acquires South Korean Cosmetics Firm Nanda

The giant’s first Korean beauty brand purchase comes as foreign cosmetic industry leaders jostle for a slice of one of the world’s most innovative beauty markets.

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Fashion Retailer Forever 21 Reports Payment Card Security Breach

The results were part of an investigation started after a third-party report suggested unauthorized access.

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Gucci Wins Latest Round in Legal Battle With Forever 21

Monday’s decision to dismiss the fast fashion retailer’s complaint bodes well for the luxury brand in the ongoing trademark conflict.

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Why the Fall of Harvey Weinstein Signals the End of Fashion’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Practices

Weinstein’s accusers were muffled for more than two decades, but today’s connected world won’t tolerate this sort of behaviour in any industry, including fashion.

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Op-Ed | Is Fashion Missing the Homeware Opportunity?

Too many luxury brands are still not thinking strategically about the category — at their own peril, argues Isabelle Dubern.

Too many luxury brands are still not thinking strategically about the category — at their own peril, argues Isabelle Dubern.

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In the Aesthetic Blender-Fashion Trends Recycle Past Trends

Whereas we were once required to make strong commitments to semiotic tribes, we now live in a ‘Supermarket of Style’ where young people cut-and-paste stylistic identity at will.

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Global Sportswear Brands Making a Play for Women

With an eye on the growing women’s market, historically male-oriented sportswear brands are making changes to their strategy.

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Why the Nike-Amazon Deal May Hurt Sportswear Retailers

The sporting goods market is already in deep trouble, with several retailers already filing for bankruptcy, and Nike’s deal could push existing retailers to shut more stores, analysts say.

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