Raen is expanding directly in Europe with the formation of a new European division, Raen Optics GmbH, or Raen Europe. Christian Grund, founder of Raen’s former European eyewear distributor, Eyegents, will lead the geo.
Naked Brand Group Limited and CVS Health have formed a partnership that will launch Heidi Klum Intimates Solutions in 4,000 CVS locations across the US, making it the single largest retail footprint for Naked.
MHL by Margaret Howell is the latest name to be confirmed for Coal Drops Yard in King’s Cross with the centre that opens soon being one of the most interesting of recent years as far as its brand line-up is concerned.
Celebrity-backed affordable eyewear brand Privé Revaux is expanding into France through a distribution agreement with Ikspan. The brand will launch at retail with Krys Group, France's largest eyewear distributor.
With HoF rumoured to be close to collapse, it has emerged that the retailer is in emergency talks on a funding deal with several parties and Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley is a key figure in the negotiations.
Set at a height of 2,100 metres in the heart of the Dolomites, the pop-up is reachable only on foot and features jackets and backpacks worn by The North Face athletes such as Alex Honnold and Conrad Anker.
Global Japanese skincare brand Shiseido is on track to boost its piece of the makeup pie, with plans to introduce new beauty products in the coming weeks, ahead of its first re-entry into Sephora since 2009.
Selfridges is continuing its strategy of frequent, exclusive product launches and interesting pop-up stores with the latest including an exclusive Red Valentino capsule, a Fendi Kiosk, plus Medea and Réalisation Par.
Aeffe had a strong first half as success in Greater China helped to drive net profits up by almost 80% and it also turned in a healthy double-digit revenue rise, with the increase spread across both RTW and leathergoods.