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Stolen Art Blunder : Major fashion label Zara has been ‘stealing’ these designs

Stolen Art Blunder : Major fashion label Zara has been ‘stealing’ these designs

by on July 23, 2016

The story began on 19 July 2016 when the Los Angeles-based designer Tuesday Bassen uploaded an astounding image on Instagram that compared her designs to nearly identical Zara products, stating that the major fashion label Zara had been stealing her designs “over the past year”.

Included in the image is a snippet of a letter from Zara’s parent organization Inditex that dismissed her claims, citing that the “lack of distinctiveness of [Bassen]’s purported designs makes it very hard to see how a significant part of the population anywhere in the world would associate the signs with Tuesday Bassen”.  [more…]

Fashion Blunders / A striped children’s top decorated with a large six-pointed star is taken off the shelves by Zara

by on August 27, 2014

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“Consumers are paying for premium and economy products over the mid price products” / Fiona Wyatt, Talking Men’s Shoes

by on August 7, 2014

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News from Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Inditex, Zara

by on June 12, 2013

Sainsbury's focus on convenience stores and non-food sales has helped it to outperform main rival Tesco again, despite sales growth slowing to the slowest pace in eight years.

Britain's third largest supermarket reported like-for-like sales growth of 0.8pc excluding fuel in the quarter to June 8. The retailer also grew market share by 0.2 percentage points to 16.8pc. Last week, Tesco, Britain's biggest supermarket, reported a 1pc fall in same-store sales growth.

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& Other Stories – Skincare to skimpies / Kate Ormrod, Verdict Research

by on March 12, 2013

H&M's new brand & Other Stories launches today on London's Regent Street as part of the retailer's multi-brand strategy to compete with Inditex.

Verdict clothing analyst Kate Ormrod offers her insight on how the move will widen H&M's appeal and attract more affluent shoppers. Expect everything from skincare to skimpies [more…]