Fast Retailing is making last minute preparations for the opening of its combo Uniqlo-Theory store in Regent Street, London, on Thursday. With a number of firsts, it's said to be its “most significant store to date”.
Italian luxury group Prada posted strong results in the first four months of the year as its U.S. business offset the impact of suspending operations in Russia and lockdowns in China, its CEO was quoted as saying.
Empty stores could be a thing of the past under a radical plan to revitalise UK high streets. A new government plan aims to force landlords to let retail units that have been vacant for longer than six months.
The house of Dior has become a key donor for the Venice Biennale, which starts this week. Dior will host an opening dinner Saturday night to fund the restoration of the Ca' d'Oro and aid Ukrainian refugees in Italy.
Two major UK fashion movers and shakers have invested in designer resale start-up Loop Generation. The London-based venture offers pre-loved, luxury fashion in womenswear, menswear, accessories and footwear.
The news on Easter footfall to retail destinations was mainly good on Tuesday morning as the Ipsos Retail Traffic Index saw a week-on-week rise and — most importantly — a small fall compared to the pre-pandemic Easter.
Hugo Boss is continuing to ramp up its efforts to reach younger consumers for its reborn Hugo label and at the weekend, it hosted a series of branded events in Palm Springs, along with eyewear partner Safilo.
The Paris-based label, which is in the process of rebranding itself, launched a prize competition to bolster the international arts scene. Gaby Sahhar and Kim Farkas were crowned the winners of this first edition.