The latest player to enter the rapidly developing fashion rental market is Swedish fast fashion giant H&M, with a deft high street collection of archival evening wear, in a concept store that opens this Friday.
Zalando, Europe's biggest online-only fashion retailer, has rejected accusations that a performance management tool that ranks employees according to coworkers' feedback increases stress and infringes privacy.
Accused of selling products from blacklisted factories, Amazon has published a list of the 1,000 or so companies that produce goods for its private labels – a step in the right direction, according to Human Rights Watch.
Amazon Fashion has launched five of its own private-label brands in Europe, but another 103 have already been introduced in the US by the web giant, although it denies claims it is competing with client brands.
The department store group’s overseas business is set to reach a 25% share of revenue in 2025, chiefly through China, where the group plans to open eight new branches in addition to the recently inaugurated Shanghai one.