The calm before the storm for the nylon industry?

TextileFuture is very happy to exclusively present to you the 2019 nylon industry outlook from Quentin De Carvalho, Wood Mackenzie Chemicals Head of Nylon. Quentin has over 30 years’ experience in the chemical industry in both France and Brazil, most recently with Rhodia, part of Solvay Group. Having held positions in marketing and market intelligence … More The calm before the storm for the nylon industry?

With acquisition of Stadium Goods, Farfetch solidifies streetwear and luxury’s relationship

By guest author Danny Parisi from Glossy Stadium Goods, the cooler-than-cool sneaker resale store that has been a mainstay of Soho streetwear for the past three years, was acquired by luxury e-commerce platform for $250 million, announced Wednesday. The move comes at a time when the worlds of streetwear and luxury are increasingly coming together, … More With acquisition of Stadium Goods, Farfetch solidifies streetwear and luxury’s relationship

Lululemon expands test loyalty programme with CAD 128 annual fee

Lululemon has been testing a loyalty programme in Edmonton (CND) that offers special benefits for an annual fee. The CAD 128 fee pays for a pair of pants or shorts, the ability to attend curated workout classes and free expedited shipping. Retailers are looking to make shopping “experiential” in order to drive sales to brick-and-mortar … More Lululemon expands test loyalty programme with CAD 128 annual fee

U.S. Millennials didn’t kill the Economy – The Economy killed Millennials

The American system has thrown them into debt, depressedtheir wages, kept them from buying homes—and then blamed them for everything. When a staid American institution is declared dead, the newsmedia like to haul the same usual suspect before the court of public opinion:the Millennial generation. The 80 million–plus people born in the United States between … More U.S. Millennials didn’t kill the Economy – The Economy killed Millennials

The Harajuku store that will not let you bring clothes home

By guest authors Lisa Du and Ayaka Maki from Bloomberg Virtual mannequin and digital avatars featured in new GU store Clothing retailers are rolling out new shopping experiences^ A brand-new store will open in Tokyo’s Harajuku fashion district on November 30, walls lined with clothes, shoes and handbags — and with a twist: shoppers will … More The Harajuku store that will not let you bring clothes home