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Moschino announces that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director
The house of Moschino announced on Monday afternoon that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director of the Milan-based marque, after a decade long rein.
Back to the 90s, Umbro/MTV launch rave range
Consumers old enough to remember the acid house/rave days — and those discovering it for the first time — might like UK sports brand Umbro’s latest move.
M&S is doubling down on brands strategy, sees £1bn potential
M&S is reportedly ready to dive even deeper into selling external fashion brands alongside its own label in a move that would take it even closer to a traditional department store model.
Backlash starts over John Lewis potentially changing staff ownership structure
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has moved fast with reassurances that any outside investor s brought in won’t mean the end of the firm’s employee ownership model as criticism of what’s not even a definite plan has begun.
Net-A-Porter launches SS23 mood-enhancing campaign, details key trends
Luxury e-tailer Net-A-Porter has just unveiled its SS23 seasonal marketing campaign with a focus on “the new-season heroes" to "elevate your look and mood”, and a response to key search trends.
OVS-owned Piombo opens first store in New York
Opened last Wednesday on Spring Street in New York, the first Piombo store in the United States is immersed under a monochrome blue sky. The brand should open its fourth store in Paris next May.
Mango enters rental with new pilot and investment in La Más Mona
Mango has become the latest big-name fashion retailer to invest in the clothing rental sector, specifically in start-up La Más Mona, a party dress and accessories rental platform.
G-III annual sales surge; reveals Donna Karan strategy, inks Nautica licensing deal
G-III Apparel Group Inc. announced on Thursday net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2023 increased 16.6% to $3.23 billion, on the back of a double-digit uptick in fourth-quarter sales to end the year.
Stetson opens Seven Dials UK flagship
Heritage American hat brand Stetson has opened its previously-flagged first UK store in London, with the new location becoming a “significant milestone” for the famous label.
John Lewis losses grow, launches bigger costs-savings drive
When a results release starts with a message to the staff talking about “another very tough year”, you know it’s not going to be good and so it was with John Lewis Partnership on Thursday.
Farfetch and New Guards debut There Was One Kids
Luxury e-tail giant Farfetch has launched There was One Kids on its platform just a week after it announced the debut of activewear under the now-fast-growing label.
Guess annual sales lift on strong Europe gains, the Americas weighs
Guess Inc. announced on Tuesday revenues for the fiscal 2023 increased 4% to $2.69 billion, upheld by sales gains in the fashion brand's European and Asian markets, offsetting sluggish growth in the Americas.
Joor launches fully shoppable autumn trend report
International wholesale management platform JOOR has come up with a new women’s trend report for next season. Called On Trend: Women’s Fall 2023, it's fully shoppable for wholesale buyers for the first time.
John Lewis names non-exec Nish Kankiwala to new CEO role
It’s a big news week for John Lewis with its results due Thursday and a new concept store layout unveiled Tuesday. And Wednesday? Just the small matter of a new CEO.
H&M Group sales rise 12% in latest quarter
H&M Group delivered its provisional Q1 sales report on Wednesday and said sales in the three months to February rose a healthy 12% to SEK54.9 billion (€4.3bn/£4.9bn/$5.2bn).
Mr Porter and Arket link up for first-ever collab
Mr Porter and one of H&M Group’s brands launch an interesting collaboration on Wednesday with the luxury menswear e-tailer teaming up with the Swedish giant’s Arket label, in a first-of-its-kind link-up for both brands.