In her first results announcement since taking over as CEO, The White Company chief executive Mary Homer reported sales growth and an operating profit rise at the UK-based company, although profit was only up by 2%.
While existing operators of shopping centres and landlords of town centre stores, often protest against plans for new malls nearby, it appears that the opening of the Westgate Centre has actually helped local stores.
The textile and clothing (T&C) sector has witnessed subdued performance in 2016, says a recent review. Despite a bright EU economy, T&C activity in EU lost dynamism in particular towards the end of the year.
Fast-expanding Joe Browns said on Friday that it has seen “strong” year-on-year sales during this pre-Christmas period, despite the UK fashion market as a whole having had a tough Christmas season so far.
Offering online stores the ability to provide clients a physical address by which they can make order returns, American firm Happy Returns has raised $8 million in funds to continue its development in the retail market.
After being invited to testify before Congress, Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard has responded, questioning the invitation's rationale and the legality of the largest revocation of protected land in US history.
Elliott will present a womenswear collection during the women's week on Monday, February 12. The California-based designer presented in New York City for fall 2017 and then showed with buyers in Paris for spring 2018.
Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA have announced the lineup for the 3-day Winter 2018 Seminar Series taking place in NYC next month, with a focus on sustainability, and spring/summer 2019 color and fabric trends.