The creative driving force of many luxury brands is accessories. We caught up with three great accessories houses during the Paris fashion season to see their latest ideas. One message was clear: break the mold.
UK fashion webstores are doing a great job at converting traffic into sales but they’re having to work extra hard for sales as UK shoppers are spending up to a third less on each order than the international average.
The NYC-based consumer brands company reported increased Q4 revenues of $48.9 million and a significantly narrowed loss of $2.2 million on Wednesday, following a year of efforts to turn the group’s fortunes around.
Primark is moving hundreds of UK-based roles to its headquarters in Dublin in September this year in a move that will affect 220 jobs across the company’s buying, merchandising, design, quality and sourcing teams.
John Lewis may have been through a hugely challenging year for general sales and profits but its fashion ops are powering ahead and it has a war chest of £1.5bn that should see it through the tough times to come.
UK premium sports menswear brand Castore is gearing up for major expansion following news that tennis champ Andy Murray has taken an undisclosed stake and has signed an £8 million deal to be its global ambassador.
One brand quietly winning a legion of fans since coming to show in Paris two years ago is Silvia Tcherassi. A highly sophisticated Colombian, Tcherassi was previously named Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.
San Francisco-based Fitbit Inc launched its cheapest smartwatch on Wednesday in a bid to defend its place in the wearable electronics market, as larger rivals roll out devices aimed at helping users track their health.