Fashion and lifestyle brand Belstaff has confirmed that it has transferred its trademark and finance function back to the UK from Switzerland, so it can now genuinely call itself a British heritage brand. Belstaff chief executive officer, Gavin Haig said: "Belstaff is proud to finally be able to genuinely […]

2016 is definitely looking brighter than 2015 for Quiksilver. The surfwear retailer has seen its reorganisation plan approved by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, having now set the date for its exit of bankruptcy for early February. The chief executive of the apparel […]

ANALYSISPrimark crossed the Atlantic to open its first store in Boston back in September, 2015. With a fast-fashion offer which comes priced at 30-40 percent below its direct competitors’ prices, and a different approach to what the customer wants – no online sales for them, just old good in-store purchases […]

ANALYSISJimmy Choo has succeeded there were many are finding failure: the famous shoemaker has enjoyed a 7 percent jump in revenues for fiscal year 2015, despite the Chinese economic slowdown. As explained by the company in a call with analysts held Thursday, they have been able to defy the challenging […]

REPORTUnder Armour net revenues increased 31 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 to 1.17 billion dollars compared with net revenues of 895 million dollars in the prior year's period. On a currency neutral basis, net revenues increased 33 percent. For the full year 2015, net revenues increased 28 percent […]

REPORTHennes & Mauritz (H&M) has said that for the full year from December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2015), well-received collections for all brands under the H&M group resulted in good sales of 210 billion Swedish Krona (24.6 billion dollars) including VAT and increased market share. The H&M group’s […]

REPORTCoach second quarter net sales for the period ended December 26, 2015 totaled 1.27 billion dollars, compared with 1.22 billion dollars reported in the same period of the prior year, an increase of 4 percent. On a constant currency basis, total sales increased 7 percent for the period. Commenting […]

The bankruptcy-court judge appointed to resolve American Apparel’s case on Monday approved the chapter 11 exit plan for the troubled fashion retailer, handing the company over to its bondholders and ending former Chief Executive Dov Charney’s hope of regaining control. Judge Brendan Shannon approved […]

He might have just lost the case to re-gain the reigns of American Apparel, but Dov Charney is not planning to stay out of the business for long. The polemical fashion businessman already counts with the financial backing from current supporters to launch a new venture. “We are backing Dov on a new […]

London - British designer Giles Deacon is folding his ready-to-wear line and turning his focus to his eponymous label and creating bespoke fashion as he is set to join the Paris haute couture calendar next season. The decision to change the direction of his label from ready-to-wear to couture-based […]