Kathmandu, which has completed its acquisition of Rip Curl for A$350 million, intends to leverage the surf brand to help diversify its product and expand its geographic footprint to Europe and North America.
The New York-based luxury apparel and accessories company announced on Tuesday that it has acquired contemporary womenswear brands Rebecca Taylor and Parker for a total cash consideration of $19.7 million.
The need to match rivals' prices is continuing to impact John Lewis with the company still being forced into discounts. And it doesn't play along, its sales are going into reverse as could be seen in its latest week.
The supercar manufacturer expects to generate 10% of its total profits within 7 to 10 years from brand extensions, including the partnership with the Armani group, as it aims to boost the quality of its apparel range.
Hugo Boss expects sales to recover in the fourth quarter, helped by more modern stores and growth in mainland China and ecommerce, after the German fashion house reported falling sales in the US and Hong Kong.
Instead of leading in fashion education, Paris has historically dawdled behind its greatest rivals. Though that seems very likely to change, and quickly, thanks to a major new project launched in Paris with the IFM.
The house of Versace has announced plans to merge its menswear and womenswear shows into one co-ed show starting next year in February 2020, in a surprise move by the legendary Milan-based fashion brand.
Primark continues to expand and is preparing to enter Poland as new selling space helps drive its sales and profits ever higher. But like-for-like sales growth is hard to come by in current conditions.