It has been 69 years since one of the world’s most successful clothing chains opened its doors in Västerås, Sweden – H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB. We look back at the history of what is now H&M and how it managed to have such a presence in almost
Lines of shoppers snaked through Auckland’s Sylvia Park Shopping Centre as they waited for international chain Zara to open its first Kiwi store at 9.30am. Inside, they were greeted with 1,850 square metres of commercial space, bearing the very latest European-influenced fast fashion.
“The over-consuming greedy monsters we have become”. Will the sustainable practices of New Zealand companies, and others around the world, be enough to buck the effect the fashion industry has on our environment?
The much-anticipated first H&M flagship has finally launched. More than 1000 shoppers waited for its doors to open for the first time on Saturday at Auckland’s Sylvia Park. We spoke with H&M country manager for Australia and New Zealand, Hans Andersson, about local competition, stock
The Warehouse has heard New Zealand shoppers’ cries for more fast fashion, and it’s responded with increased investment. In the first move of its kind, the discount retailer’s new spring-summer 2016 range was launched to media and bloggers with a stylish event at Grey Lynn’s
Hallenstein Glasson needs no introduction. The listed apparel retailer owns top Kiwi high street labels Glassons, Hallensteins and Storm, operating more than 110 stores across New Zealand and Australia. With a well-established click and collect service, plus interesting extras like the “urgent tonight” shipping option,
New Zealand fashion stores Valleygirl and Temt have gone into voluntary administration and are up for sale. The 33 stores across the country will trade on, despite staff being out of pocket for wages.