Safilo has tapped eyewear veteran Stephen Wright as the new chief commercial officer for North America. Wright comes to his new role after serving in a series of leadership roles of increasing responsibility with VSP.
Safilo's performance improved in the first quarter, despite weather that was not very conducive to sunglass sales in many of its key markets. But while Europe and Asia were strong, North America remains a problem.
Europe’s biggest online fashion retailer said the launch of beauty products in Germany had made a promising start and its active customer numbers jumped in the first quarter but a late start to spring hit profitability.
A minority shareholder of Britain’s House of Fraser, Sports Direct, is suing the department store chain to gain access to its business plan, after House of Fraser announced a major restructuring this week.
Facebook Inc’s Messenger app launched an augmented reality feature on Tuesday to allow people to see products they are shopping for as if they already have them, in a move aimed at drawing in potential advertisers.
On Tuesday, the luxury group opened the Thélios production site for its joint venture with Marcolin, a partnership which began with Céline's eyewear collections, and still has those of Loewe and Fred in the pipeline.
New space, new concepts, new owners. Change is part of the daily routine for Premium Group. FashionNetwork.com met with co-founder and managing director Anita Tillmann to discuss the market and the group’s plans.