On Friday, the two labels embarked on weird experiments, showing bold collections exploring the notion of otherness. Gucci did so by featuring mirror images, Sportmax by probing how we perceive sensations.
It’s being hailed a “first-of-its-kind partnership”. Puma has partnered with Secret Sales to sell its products on the fashion marketplace, “gaining new customers and maintaining brand equity”, the sportswear giant said.
Leather and luxury goods producer Pittards said Monday it has maintained positive trading momentum for the six months to 30 June. That means continued growth in revenue and profitability and a stable order book.
UK pre-loved baby & kids luxury platform Kidswear Collective has launched at Selfridges’ Birmingham and Trafford stores. It follows the success of a three-month pop-up store trial in the retailer's London flagship.
The UK retail euphoria around news that VAT-free shopping for tourists is returning and will include EU visitors has been tempered by suggestions it won’t happen until 2024. But retail is pushing for an earlier date.
Estée Lauder has a major fashion label license to add to its portfolio. It has announced a license deal with Balmain for “an innovative line of beauty products to speak to luxury consumers around the world”.
The Christmas season should usually be the busiest period of the year for physical retailers — especially now, after several years affected by Covid. But this year might not be the bonanza stores hope for.