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Shares in Safilo plunge after eyewear maker halts dividend for five years, sees hit from loss of LVMH brands

Shares in Safilo plunge after eyewear maker halts dividend for five years, sees hit from loss of LVMH brands

Italian eyewear maker Safilo said on Wednesday it expected the loss of licences with luxury LVMH brands to wipe 200 million euros off its annual sales, sending its shares plunging almost 22 percent.
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Eyewear
Business
Hast, the latest cool French fashion start-up

Hast, the latest cool French fashion start-up

The next time anyone tells you how hard it is to open a company in France tell them to talk to the guys at Hast; a clever new niche brand that’s developed an insider following since its launch in 2012. 
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Ready-to-wear
Design

American Eagle holiday-quarter earnings forecast below estimates on higher markdowns

American Eagle Outfitters Inc forecast holiday-quarter earnings below Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, as weaker demand for its flagship AE brand forced the retailer to sell merchandise at higher discounts.
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Ready-to-wear
Business

Shareholder raises Ted Baker stake, is takeover offer more likely now?

As Ted Baker's share price stays weak due to its many problems, analysts think a takeover offer for the firm is now more likely and they say its founder Ray Kelvin is a possible bidder.
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Ready-to-wear
Business

Trade shows

Tranoï to launch new trade show 'Nova' in Shanghai with DFO

Tranoï to launch new trade show 'Nova' in Shanghai with DFO

French trade show Tranoï has co-founded a new trade show 'Nova' in Shanghai with the Chinese showroom DFO. The event will hold its first edition in March 2020, during Shanghai Fashion Week. 
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Ready-to-wear
Trade shows
Denim Première Vision embraces sustainability, eco drive shapes trends

Denim Première Vision embraces sustainability, eco drive shapes trends

Denim Première Vision seemed to shrug off the real and the economic chill as it returned to London this week with a busy show, an enlarged exhibitor list and a sustainability focus both for production and style trends.
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Denim
Trade shows

‘Clean’ beauty sector to be the focus of dedicated London trade show

On October 12-13 2020, London will host Clean Beauty In London, a show described as a reflection on ‘clean’ cosmetics, focusing on environmentally friendly products that make no use of controversial substances.
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Cosmetics
Trade shows

Sergio Rossi to relaunch men’s footwear line at next Pitti Uomo

Having suspended the men’s line for three years, the Italian footwear label is jumping back into the segment with a strong presence at the Florentine menswear show and a dedicated store in Tokyo.
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Footwear
Trade shows