Zalando has announced the appointment of Barbara Daliri-Freyduni as Senior Vice President, Demand, while Ralf Herbrich is set to join the German retailer as SVP Data Science and Machine Learning in 2020.
The company set up from scratch in 2014 by luxury group Kering, the industry’s first to internalise its eyewear business, is about to top the €500 million revenue mark, and says it isn’t interested in Safilo.
The French label owned by Chinese conglomerate Fosun has inked a global licence deal with Marchon for the production of its men’s and women’s eyeglasses and sunglasses. The collections will debut in September 2020.
The Mode: Moscow showroom in Paris, supported by the Moscow Export Center, was where 27 labels presented a diverse array of collections for this season, and attracted a buzzing crowd of fashionistas for its launch.
Growing demand for vision correction should boost sales of Ray Bans and other eyeglasses, EssilorLuxottica said on Wednesday, with profits also driven by cost cuts of up to 600 millions euros a year from 2022.
Zalando has launched a pilot scheme aimed at using less single-use plastic bags. The alternative is reusable packaging, which can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by up to 80%, according to the company.
Zara continues to be the group’s largest brand, while Stradivarius and Uterqüe are the fastest-growing formats. FashionNetwork.com takes an in depth look at brand performance and Inditex’s long-term vision.
British department store Debenhams has opened two new locations in its biggest international region, the Middle East. The franchise openings take the retailer's presence to eight countries in the region.
Lewis Hamilton's latest endorsement deal is with De Rigo’s Police brand and has resulted in a Police x Lewis Hamilton 10-style eyewear collection designed by the five-time F1 World Champion. It debuts at the weekend.