Few people are better placed to suggest how fashion, luxury and beauty brands can reach Chinese consumers than Christina Fontana, director of fashion & luxury Europe for Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company.
Shop Direct has released good full-year results on one level, but not so impressive on another. Its Very operation has outperformed, but Littlewoods has struggled and the group as a whole remains loss-making.
The French label is focusing on accessories and is working to transform its customer relationship approach by taking a close interest in its followers, as CEO Massimo Piombini explained at a symposium in Milan.
Located in the Colonia Polanco neighborhood of Mexico City, the headquarters is set to generate growth opportunities for Authentic Brands and its portfolio across Mexico, Central and South America, the company said.
Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group will no longer make watches and jewellery under the Calvin Klein brand, reducing its exposure to a price segment that is under pressure from smartwatches and other fashion watches.
Gamification is a word we hear more and more often in retail today and Burberry has unveiled its first online game as yet another way of reaching the young consumers that are increasingly important to the brand.
French cosmetics giant L'Oréal and Clarins group announced Monday the conclusion of its agreement for the sale of the Mugler brands and Azzaro fragrances to L'Oreal, according to a news statement from the two groups.
The Canadian owner of Saks Fifth Avenue announced on Monday that, following an extensive review progress, it has entered into a definitive agreement with a group of shareholders to take the company private.