CEO of Louis Vuitton Japan David Ponzo has been catapulted to the role of EVP for global commercial activities at LVMH's flagship brand, succeeding Anthony Ledru, who has taken over as head of Tiffany & Co.
N Brown may have moved to an online focus in recent years, but unlike some other pureplay retailers, it didn’t have such a good autumn and festive season. Yet despite sales falls, there are signs it’s on the right track
Milan Fashion Week Men's runs from 15 to 19 January, with an exclusively online and severely reduced calendar. Deprived of the majority of its stars, the event has bet on young talent and is introducing 10 new labels.
The pandemic has interrupted the usually packed schedule of retailer-designer collabs, but some have still been happening and one of the biggest names in the collabs space, H&M, has announced a link-up with Simone Rocha.
Confusion over Bonmarché’s inclusion in the rescue deal that saved most Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home stores and jobs has been cleared up with news on Thursday that Bonmarché has also been sold to Purepay.
Primark had already told us just after Christmas that the latest lockdowns would dent its sales significantly, but on Thursday, it said that lost sales for the current half year would add up to a massive £1.05 billion.
Uniqlo's Japanese owner on Thursday said operating profits were higher than pre-pandemic levels in its Q1, boosted by China's resurgence and strong demand for stay-at-home clothes like jogging pants and loungewear.