"Just two weeks after announcing its acquisition of Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors reported quarterly sales that indicate its revitalization efforts may be making a positive, if modest, impact."
2. ASOS announces new $40m US fulfilment centre
"ASOS has made a “significant progression” in its global growth plan with the announcement that it is to open a new $40m fulfilment centre in the US."
3. American Apparel Is Officially Back in Business
"When American Apparel filed for bankruptcy last year and proceeded to close all of its stores, a bunch of Racked staff members were distressed that they’d never be able to get their favorite Easy Jeans or crop tops again."
4. Could localized manufacturing be the solution to endless markdowns?
"Today, two questions are top of mind for many physical goods brands: 1) How do we end the catastrophic parade of endless sales and markdowns?; and 2) Is there a way to bring back domestic manufacturing in some capacity?"