96 percent of retailers reported organized retail crime in the 13th annual National Retail Federation study published today. Losses increased to $726,351 per $1 billion in sales, up from $700,259 last year.
Marc Jacobs has teamed up with MasterClass to offer his first online course in fashion design. The fifteen video session class teaches construction, creating unique shapes and silhouettes, and creating new trends.
The South Korean cosmetics brand Dr.Jart+, which specializes in targeted skincare products presented in futuristic-looking packaging, is in the process of intensifying its international expansion efforts.
Mash Holdings has announced that it will enter North America with its first overseas subsidiary outside of Asia, Mash USA Inc. It will open New York flagships for womenswear label Snidel and roomwear brand Gelato Pique.
La Perla has launched its own version of try before you buy and will add features to it that reflect the brand’s luxury profile to differentiate it from try now, pay later options offered by other fashion e-tailers.