Can we please stop fashion-bashing

If I hear one more person saying “we shouldn’t be buying fashion at a time like this”, I think I’ll scream. Try saying that to the thousands who’ve lost their jobs at Oasis, Warehouse, Cath Kidston, Animal, Laura Ashley, Harpenne and other brands, plus the millions with no means of support in supplier factories in…

Gen Z shopaholics: what they want, how they feel

Gen Z consumers are emotionally fragile; addicted to (but also concerned about) spending time on social media; directly affected by what influencers think, say, do and wear; and love spending time in physical stores. It seems the old idea of ‘retail therapy’ is still alive and well for them but less as the indulgent splurging…