These days designers are considered extremely lucky to remain in charge of any house for a decade. Last week, Kris Van Assche wrapped up his 11th year in one of the industry’s most watched labels, Dior Homme.
UK supermarkets giant Sainsbury’s has just spent £60 million on its latest acquisition and it’s one that will help it learn even more about the customers who are buying its fashion offer in ever-increasing numbers.
New York Fashion Week boasts the lengthiest official calendar of any major season anywhere, yet when editors and buyers take their seats on Monday morning the overall feeling will be of attending a season in retreat.
White Company and Charles Tyrwhitt owner Bectin may have seen profits falling in the year to March 2017, but the firm saw it as a successful year as sales rose and the profits drop was attributed to a one-off issue.
Footwear and apparel company Deckers Outdoor Corp. has declared a significantly improved third quarter performance. Overall sales during the period rose 6.6 percent to $810.5 million, up from $760.35 million last year.
We didn’t think we’d still be talking about the impact of Black Friday this far into the New Year. But the latest Ipsos Retail footfall tracker, shows us that the big discount day in late November affected January.
Amazon reported a profit near $2bn, the largest in its history, as the retailer drew millions of new customers to its Prime fast-shipping club for the holiday season and changes to tax law added to its bottom line.