Italian fashion group Prada sees sales rising further in the second half of the year after revenues beat market expectations in the first six months, extending a recovery from the worst of the Covid-19 crisis.
Consumers want more transparency from brands around eco practices with nearly a third of them thinking not enough is being done, while almost a quarter think there’s too much ‘greenwashing’ simply to improve sales.
Boohoo has moved quickly to protect its reputation, cutting its links with rapper DaBaby after what was seen as a homophobic rant during a live show at the weekend saw him coming in for heavy criticism.
True to its word, Creightons has been on the acquisition trail. The personal care, beauty, and fragrance products maker has bought the Emma Hardie business, including its signature skincare brand, for £6.26 million.
The Rolling Stones merchandise production line is on a sporting roll. Hot on the heels of linking up with the Euro 2020, the group’s RS No.9 Carnaby retail arm has now teamed up with Team GB for the Tokyo Olympics.
Unibail Rodamco Westfield has reported H1 results and continued to see “significant Covid-19-related disruption” in the first six months. But it also highlighted its ongoing “resilience in tough operating conditions”.