ASOS is big and the online fashion retailer is expected to get much bigger in the next three-to-four years. That’s according to the firm’s first-ever economic impact report complied by Oxford Economics.
French leather goods label Lancel, owned by the Piquadro group, recorded sales worth €21.4 million in Q3, equivalent to a 28.8% rise, and accounting for a 46.9% share of the Italian group's total sales.
Early signs of the confidence shown by workers returning to their offices saw a boost for UK high street footfall in the latest week. Footfall across UK retail destinations rose 1.5%, according to Springboard.
All dressed up and somewhere to go. Christmas 2021 was a season of a return to socialising, albeit on a slimmed-down scale compared to 2020’s restrictions. That meant consumers upped their spend on fashion and beauty.
JD Sports Fashion is turning its attention to esports, the booming international video games competition arena. The UK’s biggest athletic sportswear retailer has signed a commercial partnership deal with Excel Esports.
SMCP’s shareholders met in a general meeting on Friday and dismissed the Chinese group’s representatives from the board. Christophe Chenut, Xavier Veret and Natalia Nicolaidis have been named in their place.
Swedish fashion house Filippa K has named Liisa Kessler as its new Creative Director. It’s a big move for the label as she succeeds brand founder Filippa Knutsson, who stepped away from the role as far back as 2019.
Two key executives who helped to shape UK retail died in the last few days. Paul Myners was the former chairman of M&S and Landsec and John Sainsbury was the driving force behind the supermarket chain for 23 years.
Former Farfetch COO Andrew Robb is in the running to be the next CEO of ASOS, a report has claimed. There had been speculation in recent weeks that Robb was a contender for one of global fashion's top leadership posts.
Nothing like a new management to liberate a venerable brand and unleash the potential of a talented designer. Which was very much the case on Sunday, when Kean Etro staged one of his snappiest collections for the house.
Nike is to open a Nike Unite location at the Landsec-operated Gunwharf Quays outlet shopping centre in Portsmouth in the spring, as part of the US brand's upsizing programme at the waterfront destination.