As Debenhams exits the high street, many of its former stores are being converted to non-retail uses. But there appears to be an opportunity opening up for the return of smaller department store operators.
The American fashion company has joined forces with MLB to launch three collaborative collections featuring iconic teams including the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals.
JD sports has been on the acquisition trail again with news that it's bought menswear retailer Oi Polloi. It's also been reported that CEO Peter Cowgill could step back from day-to-day control of JD this year.
Tapestry Inc returned to quarterly sales growth and forecast full-year numbers above analysts’ estimates as the Coach handbag maker benefits from a strong rebound in demand for luxury goods in North America and China.
Burberry has opened the first of a series of global pop-ups to celebrate its signature Olympia bag, with the debut space being in Harrods, London until May 30. It comes with an AR experience and limited editions.
Browns relaunched its incubator Browns Focus brand on Thursday with a series of unique collections by emerging talent being marked with an installation in the Focus area at Browns Brook Street and Browns East.
Vetements has increased its number of trademark applications for using ‘VTMNTS’. The information, released by The Fashion Law, reignited debates on the evolution of the ‘street couture’ brand, which is seeking a renewal.
Cult menswear label L’Estrange has opened a permanent store in London’s Seven Dials at number 19 Earlham Street. The opening follows a stint in nearby Neal Street, in a pop-up that opened in November 2019.
Hugo Boss said that it's seen a solid start to the year as it revealed its first-quarter sales. Not that those sales rose. In fact they were down 8% currency-adjusted, or 10% in total to €497 million.
The luxury brand confirmed the continuity of its financial strategy at its general meeting on Tuesday and announced changes in the legal status of Émile Hermès SARL in order to welcome new members of the Hermès family.