Uniqlo Strategy – The Differences with Competitors H&M and Zara

After a great success in its home country – Japan, Uniqlo quickly adapted its strategy to expand worldwide. Being the third-largest retailer in the world requires a particular strategy. « From Tokyo to the world »… How will Uniqlo become the first largest retailer by 2020? Using RETVIEWS, we analyzed Uniqlo’s strategy to understand what makes this […]

New Season 2019: Zara and H&M Bestsellers

These days, customers are more demanding than ever. They know what they want and flooding them with hit-or-miss collections is no longer a good strategy. Retailers have to understand their customers and constantly analyze the market in order to make the best choices. RETVIEWS allows retailers to get an insight into the fashion industry. The […]

Polyester Fiber – The Impact of Fashion Brands on Ocean Pollution

Every time you wash your clothes, your washing machine releases plastic microfibers into the ocean. This is because fashion brands use synthetic materials such as polyester fiber that are cheap and known for being stretchy and providing garments with breathability. So, which fashion brands use a lot of these plastic materials? Using RETVIEWS, we looked […]

The future of Retviews after Lectra acquisition

Lectra announces the signing of an agreement with the shareholders of the Belgium company Retviews to acquire 100% of capital and voting rights. Founded in 2017, Retviews has developed an innovative technology that enables fashion brands to analyze their competitors’ assortments in real-time to increase sales and margins. Today, more than 30 brands use Retviews […]

Why did Maus Frères Group acquire The Kooples

The Swiss group, Maus Frères has recently officialized its acquisition of the rock-chic brand The Kooples. The retail holding company has also made other investments in the fashion industry in the past, including Aigle, Gant and Lacoste. This acquisition reveals the strategic direction of the group: creating a portfolio of premium luxury brands. But why […]

5 Biggest Trends in Swimwear Retail for 2019

Temperatures are rising and swimwear has been in stores for a few months already. What are the key fashion trends this year? Here is a practical guide on swimwear trends for 2019 summer. Rising tourism and growing popularity of the seasonality of swim are likely to drive the swimwear market growth across the globe. According […]

Zalando: The Assortment Strategy of Fast-Growing Fashion Business Leader

Zalando was founded in 2008 by two German university friends, Robert Gentz and David Schneider. The platform was initially launched as the European clone of the American e-commerce company Zappos. Today, the Berlin-based company has come a long way to become Europe’s leading online fashion platform. Zalando generates over €4.5 billion which is comparable to […]

How does Size Inclusivity influence fashion retail

Size inclusivity is one of the hottest topics on fashion’s mind right now. Starting from Victoria’s Secret scandal to Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty diverse cast, we all want to do good and to promote all beauties in all shapes and sizes. And strive to be aligned with clients’ demand (average size in the US is 14). […]

How to find similar fashion items using Look A Like feature

Have you ever wanted to know if your product was also in your competitor’s offering? What if you could search for similar products across the whole market? For example, searching for Look A Like fashion item? RETVIEWS now makes it possible to have answers to all these questions by simply using a picture from the web. […]

7 facts behind Sézane success: Parisian fashion goes worldwide

The queue line to enter Sézane goes around the whole building this afternoon before Christmas. And it’s like that almost every Saturday. From selling vintage products on eBay to opening big retail stores in Paris, London and NY, Sézane is one of the best French fashion success stories of the past five years. Sézane puts parisian […]

Colour trends: Fall winter 2018

From Balenciaga to Victoria Beckham, H&M to Mojito! Let’s explore what colour insights catwalks and more affordable brands have to offer this fall winter fashion season.

Key fashion insights: McKinsey & BoF State of Fashion Report 2018

Key fashion insights: McKinsey & BoF State of Fashion Report 2018. According to the recent State of Fashion Report 2018 released by McKinsey & Company in partnership with Business of Fashion, there is a cloud of uncertainty looming over the fashion industry. Uncertainty is nothing new for an industry that is constantly reinventing itself. In […]