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ModaLisboa shines spotlight on Portuguese design
Faced with the challenge of creating a design scene supported by its powerful production industry, Portugal held the 60th edition of ModaLisboa, showcasing both established and emerging Portuguese brands.
Next in talks on Cath Kidston buy, deal possibly imminent
Next is back on the acquisition trail. The retail giant, which delivers its results later this week, is reportedly in “advanced talks” about buying troubled Cath Kidston.
PVH finishes 2022 strong with better-than-expected Q4 sales
PVH Corp. announced on Monday revenues decreased 1% to $9.024 billion for the full-year 2022, following a better-than-expected fourth quarter where sales increased by single digits for the three-month period.
Rodd & Gunn collaborates with sporting brand Gilbert
New Zealand heritage brand Rodd & Gunn has teamed up with sporting goods manufacturer Gilbert to design an exclusive clothing collection, as an ode to rugby.
American Eagle, E.L.F. launch denim-inspired makeup and skincare collection
American Eagle and E.L.F. Beauty are teaming up to launch a new denim-inspired makeup and skincare collection.
Bluestar Alliance acquires bankrupt Scotch & Soda, some downsizing likely
Dutch fashion business Scotch & Soda has been acquired by Bluestar Alliance, the American brand management company, for an undisclosed sum, with the new owner believing it can attract new shoppers to the label.
The 74th annual Parsons Benefit to honor Naomi Campbell, Olivier Rousteing
The New School will host the 74th annual Parsons Benefit on May 24, where it will honor visionary figures in fashion, including supermodel, Naomi Campbell, and Balmain creative director, Olivier Rousteing, among others.
In the Style £1.2m sale approved by shareholders, but almost 40% are against it
In The Style (ITS) must be breathing a sigh of relief with its shareholders narrowly approving its £1.2m sale to private equity firm Baaj Capital, avoiding an administration filing.
Hyve Group talks of strong events momentum, revenues improving
Back to running a full schedule of global events, Hyve Group said Monday it has started this year with “purpose and momentum”, alongside strengthening revenues.
Matalan names new Chair from Takko, ex-Co-op food leader Whitfield is CEO
There’s a new leadership team at Matalan with the company announcing on Monday that Karl-Heinz Holland is now the company’s Chair and Jo Whitfield joins as CEO.
Sandro links with Hurr for UK rental launch
SMCP’s premium Sandro label has entered the rental market in the UK in a deal with rental specialist Hurr that starts with the current SS23 collection.
End of the online boom? Not for Millennials says ESW report
There's been a lot of talk post-pandemic about how e-tail growth has stalled and physical shopping has recovered. But many consumers remain heavily focused on e-commerce, and Millennials are most prominent among them.
Luxury activity exploded in 2022, pop-ups were key - report
Luxurynsight has released its annual Global Luxury Brand Analysis report and found an unsurprising double-digit rise in overall activity for fashion and leather goods last year as the world 'normalised post'-pandemic.
UK Gen Z shoppers embrace VAT-free EU spending post-Brexit
The UK may have failed to offer the hoped-for Vat-free shopping for EU tourists post-Brexit, but British tourists are taking advantage of their ability to shop tax-free within the EU, and Gen Z is leading the charge.
Mary Portas weighs in as John Lewis controversy continues
JLP Chairman Sharon White is mulling bringing in an outside investor, but the idea has sparked a big backlash and at the weekend, a high-profile industry insider accused the retailer of losing sight of what’s important.
Oxford Industries sales soar 24% in 2022
Oxford Industries, owner of Tommy Bahama, Lilly Pulitzer, and Johnny Was brands, reported net sales growth of 24% to $1.41 billion in fiscal 2022, which included net sales of $73 million for Johnny Was.