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London Fashion Week shake up tradition with mixed catwalks

LONDON - Men and women are sashaying down catwalks together at London Fashion Week, in a shake-up of tradition backed by celebrated designers including Vivienne Westwood...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Fashion disruption

Disruptive dynamics, disregard for convention, customisable brands and the rise of the 'nodel' are a few of the fashion trends we can look forward to experiencing this year...

By Jackie Burger 9 Jan 2017

Edcon gets buy-in for new company

It was a busy end to 2016 for Edcon as the retailer cleared what CEO Bernie Brookes called "the last hurdle" in a deal that will see the group come under its creditors' ownership...

By Colleen Goko 6 Jan 2017

Schiaparelli rises from fashion death to Paris haute couture

Fashion label Schiaparelli completed its remarkable resurrection on Tuesday when it was inducted into the elite ranks of Paris haute couture houses...

4 Jan 2017

Latin America rings in new year with colourful undies

Yellow underwear is flying off the shelves these days in the Chilean capital Santiago, where tradition holds that it brings prosperity and love if you wear it on New Year's Eve...

30 Dec 2016

Nike earnings rise, bullish on China

NEW YORK - Nike reported higher second-quarter earnings on Tuesday behind increased sales in key markets, including China, and said it was making progress in cutting inventory in North America...

21 Dec 2016

Competition watchdog probes R10-billion school uniform monopoly

The Competition Commission is poised to get tough on South Africa's school uniform monopolies, which force parents to cough up thousands of rands for new school kit even though similar items can usually be bought elsewhere at a fraction of the cost...

By Bongani Mthethwa, Taschica Pillay and Matthew Savi 19 Dec 2016

Five sustainable fashion brands

We highlight five brands making clothes ethically...

By Lolita Pukwana 19 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Retail

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail portal over the past year below.

12 Dec 2016

Zando reports increase in mobile shopping

Zando reported an increase of orders by the factor of 11, compared to an average day in 2016 on Black Friday, 25 November. This is a record for Zando's Black Friday sales, especially as most purchases were made through the online retailer's mobile app...

7 Dec 2016

TFG to use Uber-like delivery model

The retailer takes on game-changers with its 'deliver 2 me' service for online fashion purchases...

By Colleen Goko 6 Dec 2016

Winners of Mohair Trophy announced

The 2016 winners of the Mohair Trophy for the excellent quality of their mohair production have been selected. They are F E Colborne & Sons, which won the Mohair Trophy for the tenth time since the establishment of the Trophy, while P H Viljoen and Neil Colborne won second and third place respectively...

6 Dec 2016

Heiress to Nina Ricci fortune launches tax fraud appeal

PARIS - The heiress to the fortune of French couturier Nina Ricci on Thursday launched an appeal to avoid jail time for tax fraud, in one of the toughest sentences of its kind in French fiscal history...

5 Dec 2016

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