Dutch fashion retailers are showing better results after a number of hard years. Chains are benefitting from the Netherlands’ economic recovery and reaping the rewards of adapting to changing consumer behaviour.
Marking the biggest sales dip in 11 months, US consumer spending cooled off in the first quarter, following the holiday season's strong showing. Year-over-year data, however, shows a healthy uptick of 5.4 percent.
Lindex has teamed up with eight young artists in a new initiative merging art, fashion and female empowerment. Each piece is inspired by artworks celebrating women, and aims to encourage shoppers to express themselves.
Cortefiel has reason to celebrate, unveiling its third quarter results this week. The firm reported an increase in total sales, strong e-commerce revenues and an uptick in operating profit, as well as a decline in debt.
River Island has launched a major ad campaign celebrating diversity and challenging stereotypes. Running across TV, social media and press, the campaign calls on the public to leave labels to clothes, not people.
These days designers are considered extremely lucky to remain in charge of any house for a decade. Last week, Kris Van Assche wrapped up his 11th year in one of the industry’s most watched labels, Dior Homme.
Liberty London has ended a long period without a senior executive at its helm and has named a former Luxottica chief as its new CEO. Adil Mehboob-Khan is joining the luxury department store retailer in the top job.
Italian eyewear group Safilo said its 2017 adjusted core profit was set to halve from a year earlier after fourth-quarter sales dropped more than expected as the loss of its Gucci licence continued to bite.