At first glance, November’s UK retail sales released Friday looked quite good. Despite the pandemic-induced lockdown, total like-for-like sales last month increased 3.3%, the strongest month of sales since January.
The BFC unveiled its newly-digital Fashion Awards on Thursday evening and instead of just replacing the usual live event with an online version, it changed the format to reflect the huge change happening in 2020.
The company that produces and distributes the labels owned by Renzo Rosso’s fashion group has appointed Francesco Tombolini, whose career in luxury spans nearly 40 years, as head of business development and licenses.
Retailer Isawitfirst has announced it’s forging stronger ties with the music industry as it unveils an exclusive partnership with the MOBO music awards, as well as sponsorship of the Best Female category.
Two UK retailers have highlighted the ongoing importance of loungewear this year with Missguided on Thursday saying it saw a 70% surge in sales of the category while Boux Avenue said most consumers are wearing it.
The New York-based owner of Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein announced an 18% decline in its third-quarter revenue on Wednesday, a significant sequential improvement compared to the decreases in the last two quarters.