This season, the Milan Fashion Week Men’s has teamed up with London, and will welcome a spate of new names and major comebacks, from Gucci to Ferragamo, to bolster its programme and make up for 11 withdrawals.
In the midst of a turnaround orchestrated by CEO Jill Soltau, the American department store operator reported a decrease in comparable sales for the holiday period but reaffirmed its full-year financial guidance.
Value fashion retailer New Look said on Thursday that Roger Wightman is leaving his post of Chief Product Officer after 30 years and will be replaced by Helen Connolly who will be Chief Commercial Officer.
Circumstances conspired against Fast Retailing in Q1 with the firm having faced several obstacles in the Asia market. And its Uniqlo chain was also at the mercy of the weather last month as high temperatures hit sales.
Mid-market womenswear retailer Jigsaw has become the latest major name to asked for rent reductions from its landlords with the company reportedly seeking cuts of 30%, as well as the opportunity to delay rent payments.
Trading stayed challenging at M&S in Q3 with the retail giant reporting just a 0.2% like-for-like sales rise and a total UK sales fall of 0.6%. Yet while Clothing & Home was down, at least the rate of decline slowed.
The Cincinnati-based department store operator reported slight declines in same-store sales over the holiday period on Tuesday, and announced the upcoming closure of 28 Macy’s locations and one Bloomingdale’s store.
Pitti Uomo unveiled a new vision of menswear elegance on Wednesday, hosting a runway show at the Fortezza da Basso that spotlighted some 30 brands participating in this winter's edition of the Florentine trade fair.
Five weeks into strikes crippling French transport, signs of the potential strain for the broader economy in France are starting to emerge as consumers shun shops and commuters struggle to get to work.