Fast Retailing’s brand GU is targeting international growth and will open its first US store this fall. The company said it will debut in Soho, New York, and this “marks the first time the brand launches in the West”.
Economic activity in the US manufacturing sector expanded in July, with the overall economy achieving a 26th consecutive month of growth, its supply executives said in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.
Adidas on August 4 said operating profit fell by 28% in Q2 to €392 million, as results suffered from it suspending business in Russia, higher supply chain costs and COVID-19 lockdowns in China and Vietnam.
Retailer Next, a mainstay of Britain's shopping streets, defied the economic gloom on Thursday to lift its full-year sales and profit forecasts after warm weather in June and July spurred better-than-expected trade.
Jonathan Koon, founder of Mostly Heard Rarely Seen 8-Bit, has teamed up with US-based Highstreet, the retail-focused web3 metaverse, to launch an experience linking traditional fashion retail with the metaverse.
Germany-based Hugo Boss on August 3 confirmed earlier preliminary figures, saying currency-adjusted Group sales increased 34 per cent in the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2022 (FY22) compared to the prior-year period.
Euro zone retail sales plunged more than expected in June as prices at factory gates continued to rise, data showed Wednesday, signalling a weakness in consumer demand that could herald a recession in H2.
A long queue of Russians snaked through a Moscow shopping centre on Tuesday, waiting to get into H&M as the fashion retailer flung open its doors for a final time to sell inventory before making a full exit from Russia.
JD Sports Fashion on Tuesday confirmed that Régis Schultz has been appointed as its new CEO “following an extensive executive global search process” and after speculation last week that he would be named to the post.