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China is cranking up its war of words over Taiwan: It just slapped an iconic Japanese retailer with a $30,000 fine for describing it as a country

CHINA IS CRANKING UP ITS WAR OF WORDS OVER TAIWAN: IT JUST SLAPPED AN ICONIC JAPANESE RETAILER WITH A $30,000 FINE FOR DESCRIBING IT AS A COUNTRY

China fined the Japanese retailer Muji $31,280 for describing Taiwan as a country. Taiwan was listed as the "country of origin" on...

FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

FDA WARNS TEETHING MEDICINES UNSAFE, WANTS THEM OFF SHELVES

"We urge parents, caregivers and retailers who sell them to heed our warnings and not use over-the-counter products containing benzocaine...

 
 
 
Alert! Nordstrom's Half-Yearly Sale is Back

ALERT! NORDSTROM'S HALF-YEARLY SALE IS BACK

Nordstrom Half-Yearly Men's Sale Nordstrom is back with its Half-Yearly Sale and its better than ever. The retailer offers up to 40%...

M&S at 'turning point in its history'

M&S AT 'TURNING POINT IN ITS HISTORY'

Marks & Spencer's CEO and chairman presented a united front on the need for change as they unveiled a further drop in profit in the...

 
 
 
Founder of Instagram-famous fashion brand explains how the company avoids retail's deadliest mistake

FOUNDER OF INSTAGRAM-FAMOUS FASHION BRAND EXPLAINS HOW THE COMPANY AVOIDS RETAIL'S DEADLIEST MISTAKE

Lulus Lulus is an online women's fashion brand targeted at 20-somethings. On May 16, Lulus announced that it had received $120 million...

Blaiz opens second London store

BLAIZ OPENS SECOND LONDON STORE

South American womenswear retailer Blaiz has opened a second store, in Hampstead Village, following on from the success of its first...

 
 
 
God of War, PS4 headline April NPD

GOD OF WAR, PS4 HEADLINE APRIL NPD

Unsurprisingly, God of War was the hottest ticket at retail in April, helping the PS4 dominate the charts. The NPD Group has published...

CARNIVAL Teams up With Akira Toriyama & 'Dragon Ball Z' on a Capsule Collection

CARNIVAL TEAMS UP WITH AKIRA TORIYAMA & 'DRAGON BALL Z' ON A CAPSULE COLLECTION

Following up its "The Lion" BE RBRICK collaboration , Thai retailer CARNIVAL recently teamed up with legendary creator Akira Toriyama...

 
 
 
UNDERCOVER Recruits Verdy for Its Latest MADSTORE Capsule Collection

UNDERCOVER RECRUITS VERDY FOR ITS LATEST MADSTORE CAPSULE COLLECTION

Marking the next chapter of its MADSTORE retail diffusion spaces, UNDERCOVER recently teamed up with Japanese creative Verdy for an...

Pre-tax profits plummet at M&S

PRE-TAX PROFITS PLUMMET AT M&S

Pre-tax profits at Marks & Spencer tumbled by 62% to £66.8m in the year to March 31, which the retailer attributed to one-off costs...

 
 
 
JC Penney's CEO just signaled the end of retail as we know it

JC PENNEY'S CEO JUST SIGNALED THE END OF RETAIL AS WE KNOW IT

JC Penney ' s stock price fell by as much as 8% Tuesday morning following the news that CEO Marvin Ellison would be leaving the company...

SSENSE Sale Launches: Take Up to 50% Off Spring '18 Fashions

SSENSE SALE LAUNCHES: TAKE UP TO 50% OFF SPRING '18 FASHIONS

SSENSE Spring/Summer 2018 Sale SSENSE launches its spring-summer 2018 sale with up to 50% off regular prices. The retailer's sales...

 
 
 
Kohl's says a shift in the calendar is going to be a 'headwind' for the 2nd half of the year

KOHL'S SAYS A SHIFT IN THE CALENDAR IS GOING TO BE A 'HEADWIND' FOR THE 2ND HALF OF THE YEAR

Kohl's shares erased pre-market trading gains after its quarterly conference call revealed a calendar shift will negatively impact...

Amazon is punishing customers who return too many items - and it's a disturbing trend sweeping across the retail industry

AMAZON IS PUNISHING CUSTOMERS WHO RETURN TOO MANY ITEMS - AND IT'S A DISTURBING TREND SWEEPING ACROSS THE RETAIL INDUSTRY

Amazon is banning customers for making too many returns, The Wall Street Journal reports. The report comes after Amazon kicked hundreds...

 
 
 
Scuf Debuts Insanely Customizable, Officially Licensed PS4 Controller

SCUF DEBUTS INSANELY CUSTOMIZABLE, OFFICIALLY LICENSED PS4 CONTROLLER

The Scuf Vantage will retail for between $169.95 and $199.95, which is a steep commitment, but it has several bells and whistles that...

Royal wedding, a 120 million pounds opportunity for UK retailers

ROYAL WEDDING, A 120 MILLION POUNDS OPPORTUNITY FOR UK RETAILERS

The royal wedding might have generated over 120 million pounds in sales for the retail sector in the UK, with Windsor alone- where...

 
 
 
LG K30 Smartphone Lands On Amazon Prime Exclusive Phones

LG K30 SMARTPHONE LANDS ON AMAZON PRIME EXCLUSIVE PHONES

Amazon has announced that the LG K30 is now available as part of the Amazon Prime Exclusive program. The handset is available through...

People are selling their gift bags from Meghan Markle's and Prince Harry's royal wedding on eBay

PEOPLE ARE SELLING THEIR GIFT BAGS FROM MEGHAN MARKLE'S AND PRINCE HARRY'S ROYAL WEDDING ON EBAY

Toby Melville / WPA Pool / Getty Images Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got married on Saturday. The 1,200 members of the public who...

 
 
 
Gotta Go Fast? Check Out These Sonic Puma Sneakers

GOTTA GO FAST? CHECK OUT THESE SONIC PUMA SNEAKERS

The Puma x Sega RS-0 Sonic and Dr. Eggman sneakers are set to release on June 10. Both sets will retail for $130. The Sonic sneakers...

NewStore Bags $20M After Ex-Victoria's Secret, TJX CEOs Join Board

NEWSTORE BAGS $20M AFTER EX-VICTORIA'S SECRET, TJX CEOS JOIN BOARD

Mobile commerce startup NewStore has hauled in $20 million in fresh venture capital, according to a document filed with the SEC. That...