Girl Meets Dress has achieved ecommerce success with its designer dress rental service, but it effectively created its sector, which meant founder Anna Bance had to be adaptive to the challenges she faced.
Social commerce has been given a new push in the UK, with shoppable video service Smartzer taking its tech to social media.
Since its launch in 2012, San Francisco-based precommerce platform Teespring has transformed entirely to become a business with over half a billion dollars in funding from VC giants.
A luxury luggage firm used by the A-list has been inspired by Formula One to introduce a very limited edition series of cases to mark its 120th anniversary, pricing the goods at £3,500 apiece.
The Alfa Romeo Giulietta is considered so fashionable, the Italian car manufacturer has aligned with British tailor Hawes & Curtis for the launch of an all-weather suit that can withstand the UK climate.
Reality TV show TOWIE (The Only Way Is Essex) conjures up certain pictures in people’s minds, but cast member Tommy Mallet is on course to change that with a fast-growth fashion firm that’s already gone global, Real Business heard in an interview.
According to fashion business Dappad, eight out of ten men hate to shop, which is where its online personal shopping service can help out when it comes to gifting.
While stores or catwalks used to be the only language businesses spoke to reach the consumer, something else is leading the way: a mobile marketing strategy.
A large scale US retail market expansion is on the table for British bag business Knomo, which has secured deals with Macy’s and Saks, alongside a £3m investment.
In what has been called a long-term global partnership, British firms Aston Martin and Hackett plan to create a new line of “exclusive luxurious clothing” for autumn/winter 2016.
Having started a shoe business to change an industry that insists on putting women through pain, I couldn’t believe it when I heard that someone was told to leave the office for neglecting to wear high heels.
Launched out of his i.am+ business, musician-cum-entrepreneur will.i.am has unleashed his Dial “smart band” on the UK market. Impressively, it works independently without the need for a mobile to be connected – ideal for on-the-go leaders.