After collaborating with Raf Simons and White Mountaineering, the US backpack brand has joined forces with Japanese designer Shinsuke Takizawa and his Neighborhood label for a four-item capsule collection.
At an investor day in London on Tuesday, M&S management owned up to something the retail sector had probably assumed for some time – that its turnaround program for its troubled fashion ops is way behind schedule.
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.
The lifestyle retailer owned by the URBN group recently set up shop in Paris and will open in Amsterdam and Oxford in November, and Hamburg in spring 2020, as international MD Peter Ruis explained to FashionNetwork.com.
There was plenty of news swirling around Monsoon Accessorize Friday as it emerged that British Land has dropped its legal challenge to its CVA and also that the fashion retailer has appointed a new digital director.
The apparel retailer announced a series of new sustainability goals on Thursday, including a pledge to be carbon neutral by 2030, as well as plans for water reduction and increased use of sustainable raw materials.
The tough trading backdrop continues to hurt results at Oasis and Warehouse with the year to March 2 showing the firm is still in turnaround mode. But at least pre-tax profit was £1.6m, up from a loss last time.
After leaving France and China, the American fashion chain announced on Wednesday its exit from Japan, scheduled for late October. The departure will see 14 store closures and the folding of its local online store.
Following the spin-off of its denim business earlier this year, the Denver, Colorado-based apparel and footwear company has announced a new strategic growth plan, as well as an updated logo and corporate identity.
Sainsbury’s had good news around its clothing sales on Wednesday as they rose in Q2 after having been less strong of late. But the company had less to shout about around its Argos ops that continued to struggle.