Italy on Sunday followed in the footsteps of China, putting a vast area amid the coronavirus outbreak in lockdown. The company’s wealthy Lombardy region, which includes Milan, Venice and is home to luxury brands Bottega Veneta, Prada, Versace, Giorgio Armani and Dolce & Gabbana, has effectively […]

French ophthalmic company EssilorLuxottica SA (ESLOF.PK, ESLOY.PK) reported Thursday that its fiscal 2019 net profit attributable to owners of the parent was 1.077 billion euros, compared to last year's 1.083 billion euros. Earnings per share, meanwhile, plunged to 2.44 euros from 4.07 euros last year, […]

House of Holland, once a staple at London Fashion Week, has entered administration, following news earlier this week that founder and creative director Henry Holland was stepping down from the label to become a brand consultant. Management consultancy firm KPMG has confirmed that Will Wright and Steve […]

Less than two months after first announcing its sale of its Joseph Abboud brand, Tailored Brands has closed the sale of the label to WHP Global, for a price of 115 million dollars. Tailored Brands will use the proceeds from the sale for debt repayment, strengthening its balance sheet and investing in […]

In February, it was heartening to see that the industry is reaching out to partners outside the fashion realm to make more sustainable products or to simply tackle social and environmental problems together. Even recent fashion weeks and other industry events were used to push the sustainable fashion […]

Fast-fashion retailer Missguided has had an advert pulled after UK advertising regulators found it objectified women. Complaints were made to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) concerning a poster on a train station platform featuring a model leaning against a side table wearing sheer tights, […]

Jewellery brand Pandora has confirmed that it is pushing forward with its rebrand with a new strategic reorganisation geared at establishing a consumer-focused business with what it is calling a “strengthened leadership” team in order to support its future growth ambitions. Announced as the “next important […]

Think PR—the bi-coastal communications firm—has rebranded with a new name: Sequel. The boutique publicity agency, which is based in New York and Los Angeles and was founded in 2001, announced on Mar. 3 the start of its new chapter, sharing that it will now be known as Sequel to mark its heritage in […]

How B2B marketplace TradeGala is offering buyers a real alternative to fashion expos Just a decade ago trade shows were a fashion industry mainstay. They allowed retailers to hunt out the next season’s must-have products while offering a cost- effective platform for brands to showcase their latest ranges. […]

New York-based brand strategy firm, Folk Hero that works with fashion and lifestyle groups such as Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy (LVMH) and the Calzedonia Group, has been acquired by global live brand storytelling agency, INVNT. Folk Hero specialises in bringing story strategies to the executive level, […]

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