Category Fashion

Same-Day Delivery Options Broaden in Spain

Online retail is pushing even the biggest and most popular traditional retailers forward. Today: Zara. Emarketer: [Zara] now offers customers same-day delivery in Madrid for a €5.95 (roughly $6.50) fee, according to Ecommerce News. The firm already offers delivery nationwide for a fee of €3.95 (about $4.40) for orders under €30 (around $33); the fee […]

How Spring Puts All Its Hope in Personalization

Digiday on the new version of mobile shopping app Spring: The new app uses consumer data to identify recommended products by analyzing browsing history and personal preferences, such as size, style and price point. It also includes editorial content tailored to each individual user to help with product discovery, with recent features focused on topics […]

The RealReal’s CEO Says Company’s Goal Is to IPO “Someday”

The RealReal CEO Julie Wainwright told TechCrunch they the luxury resale marketplace is planning to go public “someday”: The RealReal CEO Julie Wainwright tells TechCrunch in a video interview that she’s preparing the luxury consignment e-tailer to go public someday. “That’s the goal,” she said when asked about IPO plans. “We really aren’t in the mood […]

An Overview Over the Booming Subscription Box Industry

‚Subscription‘ services are booming. Or, at least, everyone is trying their hand at a version of this. Some reports estimate a total of 2,000 subscription box services in the US. Retail Dive has published a lengthy overview over the different directions this can take and different takes on the potential for subscription boxes and related […]

The #Noah17 Pitches From Farfetch and Lyst Compared

What would be a Noah conference without pitches by Farfetch and Lyst? Farfetch, especially, is very good at making headlines. Fashion marketplace Lyst provided quite a lot of information on the company this time. Lyst grew GMV 2017 from $215 million to at least $300 million. Here is the pitch from Chris Morton, co-founder and […]

How to Tackle Try On Services from Amazon to Lyon + Post to Try.com to Zalando and More

Zalando calls it “Pay Later”, Amazon calls it Prime Wardrobe. Everyone in fashion (and jewellery) is working on try on services. For obvious reasons. And those services can differ quite fundamentally: While Zalando’s approach for the similar user behavior will be costly (and could become dangerously costly) it is also enticing to new customers. With […]

More Future-Proof Than Multichannel: This Fashion Brand’s Mobile Stores

Speaking of ‚mobile‘ store concepts. Here is Fashionista reporting on Miami-based jewelry brand Miansai, which is using vehicles for stores: It’s known for simple-yet-statement-making, subtly nautical cuffs and rope bracelets, which founder Michael Saiger began making for and selling to men and, later, to women. With distinctive, wearable designs and an accessible price point, the […]