Amazon is delivering a direct blow to Etsy with the announcement of its Handmade Gift Shop. Serving as a separate storefront, it stocks thousands of handcrafted items for special celebrations and milestones.
London trade show Pure has promoted Julie Driscoll to the role of managing director. She will drive the next step in Pure’s evolution as the event unveils a new campaign and website for its February show.
The British Fashion Council has announced the names of 45 finalists for The Fashion Awards 2017; with five finalists in each category, and few major surprises – with many creators nominated for a second time.
The news that Topshop has closed its four stores in Spain adds further pressure to the once-unstoppable fast fashion chain after the company’s franchised businesses in Australia and New Zealand failed earlier this year.
Target said on Monday it would start free shipping beginning in November and that most of its holiday assortment had been priced at under $15 to help the retailer compete with Amazon and Walmart over the holiday season.