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Black Friday is having a makeover, altruism is replacing discounting

Brands are swapping out Black Friday discounting for a more ethical 'feel good' approach, putting brand values ahead of profits.

modern relationships

Modern relationships: high-tech meeting, traditional proposal

When it comes to dating, the Internet is becoming increasingly important, yet when it comes to proposals tradition is making a comeback. WGSN's Sandra Halliday reports

Nordstrom links with MoMa to add a design edge to gift shopping

Nordstrom has been responsible for numerous innovative retail developments this year, and this new gift shopping experience is the latest. WGSN's Sandra Halliday reports

#VSFashionShow 2017

Victoria’s Secret Angels rock the runway in Shanghai for the annual #VSFashionShow

The Victoria's Secret fashion show in Shanghai this year featured a host of famous names, and a luxury collaboration with Balmain.

Tom Ford Beauty comes to London

Tom Ford debuts first beauty standalone with tech to the fore

Tom Ford Beauty is making its mark in London with a new brick and mortar presence, another step in his plans to becoming a formidable force in beauty. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports

Holiday season 2017: Gen Z wants Instagrammable gifts under the tree

Sweety High’s 2017 Gen Z Holiday Gifting and Influencer report is here and it confirms the power of social media. WGSN's Sandra Halliday reports

Maggie Lindemann- in Spotify and Pat McGrath deal

Pat McGrath in trailblazing social commerce deal with Spotify

Starting Monday, Pat McGrath Labs’ brand new products will be available globally on Maggie Lindemann‘s Spotify artist page. WGSN's Sandra Halliday reports

Sonos to open its first European concept store in London

Sonos, the sound system provider, is bringing its innovative retail presence to London with a new store offering a full listening experience. WGSN's Sandra Halliday reports

Klarna payment service is working with ASOS

Asos adds try now, pay later option to boost spend

Klarna, the payment method which allows you to buy now and pay later is teaming up with fashion e-commerce site Asos. WGSN's Sandra Halliday reports

Christopher Bailey will leave Burberry in 2018

Breaking News: Christopher Bailey to leave Burberry

Luxury fashion is losing another industry staple as Christopher Bailey announces plans to leave Burberry after 17 years at the company. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports

Rihanna's Fenty Puma collection is a success with female consumers

Rihanna gives big boost to Puma as more women buy into the brand

Fenty Puma is flying off the shelves and making a huge impact with the female consumer. WGSN's Sandra Halliday reports on the activewear growth.

Terry Richardson ‘banned by Condé Nast’ over alleged sexual exploitation

Is photographer Terry Richardson and the magazine publisher Condé Nast parting ways over reported allegations? WGSN's Sandra Halliday reports