UK retail sales ended last year badly and they seem to have started this year in just the same way, with no let-up expected in February either. Sales volumes were flat year-on-year for the third consecutive month.
French premium fashion group SMCP continues to outperform the market and on Wednesday, its Q4 and full-year sales figures showed just how strong it is, even though it has had to deal with some major headwinds.
Hudson's Bay Company is ready to commemorate its 350th anniversary and is kicking off the celebrations with the launch of a series of limited-edition point blanket colourways, inspired by previous decades.
According to data analytics firm Launchmetrics, sustainability and diversity are two of the biggest themes currently driving the changing conversation around fashion weeks, as formats and front rows continue to evolve.
The struggling fashion retailer announced on Tuesday that it has appointed Jan Singer as its new CEO. Having most recently led Victoria’s Secret, Singer brings over 25 years of experience to her new role.
The sports trade show in Munich has announced that a Nobel Peace Prize will be featured during the next ISPO Outdoor event, which will take place between June 28 and July 1, and whose focus will be social issues.
While fashion weeks come to an end along with the imploding calendars they bring, some labels have questioned the future of this system and the industy's predilection for overproduction and hyper-consumerism.