LK Bennett has seen some challenges of late but the fashion retailer believes its turnaround is on track, despite more red ink last year. E-sales are surging at home and in the US and it's opening stores in new markets.
“I do classic clothes, and of course every season in fashion we constantly update, which is not as easy as it seems,” says Tom Ford, as he presents his spring menswear in a private appointment in Milan.
Jack Wills is to open a store covering almost 100 sq m at Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal to take advantage of its customers' love of travel and to provide a global shop window for its new sports offer.
Apax Partners seems to be the frontrunner to buy fashion and GM e-tail giant Shop Direct, yet it’s still not a one-horse race with US private equity firm Hellman and Friedman also reported to have entered the fray.
It was a tough year for Bonmarché as the weather, too much casualwear, too little newness and a reliance on China for supplies hurt its ability to react to trends, even if its target customer is not trend-obsessed,
Clothing that used to be considered only for the old or for people out in the provinces is setting the trend in fashion in Lagos. This traditional clothing -- or "trad" as it's dubbed -- is popping up everywhere.
The Apparel retailer said that credit card information of some of its customers may have been compromised after its payment system was breached by a "criminal entity" following purchases made at some of its stores.
To mark its centennial, the Italian eyewear label is launching a collector's item. Limited to 200, the handcrafted pairs of Persol's 18-carat gold trimmed aviators will be available at Saks Fifth Avenue.