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In-store Sales Growth Eclipsed By Online Growth | #luxury #australia #ecommerce #sales According to Jane Harper 2012, “ONLINE sales are expected to grow by 20 per cent annually over the next few years – dramatically outpacing growth in sales through the traditional store format, according to new research.

The first online retail sales index released by National Australia Bank yesterday found online sales growth eclipsed the 2.5 per cent increase reported by bricks-and-mortar retailers in 2011.

The Online Retail Sales Index showed Australians spent $10.5 billion with online retailers in 2011.” Read More >




British Fashion Manufacturing Having A Revival | Fashion United

Stoves-Made-in-Britain-logo#fashion #uk #europe #luxury Feb 27, 2012 – Britain’s fashion manufacturing is back having a moment as high end luxury brands are all clamouring to have their products made in a country known and respected for its heritage, craftsmanship, and history.

Labels such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Prada are making a beeline for Britain’s wool, footwear and leather factories, which are renowned for their specialist expertise in producing quality goods.

“There is something about made in England, it’s not just Chinese visitors (who love British-made products), it’s throughout continental Europe, America. It’s just something we’re gifted by, having Made in England,” British Fashion Council Harold Tillman told Reuters.

Renewed interest in manufacturing high-quality specialist products has seen a growing number of British designers explore their local options and help to fund apprenticeships to keep the industry growing, a welcome change after 15 years of steady decline.

Leading brands, Burberry, Mulberry, Victoria Beckham and Tillman’s own Aquascutum and Jaeger brands all use “Made in Britain” tags on their products. Read More >


Niche Media Founder Jason Binn & Gilt Launch Magazine For The Uber-Wealthy | ADWeek

#fashion #magazine #ads # gilt #jasonbinn #luxury #adweek adweek-logoAccording to Emma Bazilian Populism may be the theme of the current presidential election, but luxury advertisers are still salivating over a certain segment—let’s call them the 1 percent—of American consumers. To help top-tier brands hone in on their prey, Niche Media founder Jason Binn, flash sale site Gilt Groupe, and James Cohen of Hudson News and duty-free titan Dufry have teamed up to launch Du Jour, a new digital and print publication for the richest of the rich. Read More >


Turkish High-End Brands To Make India Debut | The Economic Times | India Times

economic_timesNEW DELHI: Three high-end fashion brands — Tween, Damat and ADV — from the Turkish Orka Group are set to enter India by October this year, to cash in on the expanding luxury space in the country.

Delhi-based Blues Clothing company has tied up with the Orka Group, that has presence in over 35 countries worldwide with nearly 400 sales points, as franchise to bring the three apparel and accessories brands.  Read more >