Stephen Sunnucks, who served as the chief executive officer of New Look for four years until a management buyout in 2004, will join the board of Celine Jersey Topco Limited as a non-executive director.
The app is touted as an “intelligent matchmaking platform” that will enable visitors and exhibitors to connect before, during and after the upcoming show. Companies can also use it to find new leads and plan meetings.
UK retail sales ended last year badly and they seem to have started this year in just the same way, with no let-up expected in February either. Sales volumes were flat year-on-year for the third consecutive month.
According to data analytics firm Launchmetrics, sustainability and diversity are two of the biggest themes currently driving the changing conversation around fashion weeks, as formats and front rows continue to evolve.
While fashion weeks come to an end along with the imploding calendars they bring, some labels have questioned the future of this system and the industy's predilection for overproduction and hyper-consumerism.
Jeremy Scott has cancelled his upcoming runway show in New York, in a move that will significantly weaken the American fashion catwalk season. Instead, the designer will show during haute couture in Paris in July.
Debt-laden property giant Intu has been moving fast to shed assets in order to reduce its massive debt load and the latest move was announced on Tuesday after it exchanged contracts to sell a key Spanish shopping centre.
The chief executive of the company that owns the giant Meadowhall shopping mall, among other sites, has said that up to a fifth of shops could disappear from the UK retail landscape as consumer shopping habits evolve.
Increasingly ‘conscious’ consumers are the biggest threat to fast fashion, a new study shows. A survey of 2,000 UK shoppers has shown may are planning to spend less and cut back on the number of items they buy too.