Another story about how well fashion etailer ASOS is doing despite the economic downturn, this time in The Guardian. The article does divulge something new, though: ASOS plans to launch an online marketplace in February, “which will initially allow shoppers to trade second-hand goods and towards the end of the year will also allow small fashion boutiques to upload their products”.
A recipient of the Studio catalogue failed to see the humour in one of its products: the Become a Chav novelty gift. The kit includes a book of slang, a quiz and a fake ASBO, reports the Teesside Gazette.
NEBusiness.co.uk reflects on the 100th anniversary of the Barbour catalogue.
Congratulations, People Tree: the apparel catalogue won the Green Web Awards in the fashion category, reports The Telegraph. Another catalogue, Howies, was a runner-up. The awards were organised by Nigel Berman, founder of etailer Nigel’s Eco Store.