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Hermès buoyant in Q1 as Asia, US and online soar

Hermès buoyant in Q1 as Asia, US and online soar

​Hermès had a good first quarter as all of its business lines returned to growth and the company said it saw "a remarkable increase" in ready-to-wear and accessories, as well as watches and other categories. 
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Warby Parker reportedly plans IPO

Warby Parker reportedly plans IPO

Trendy prescription eyewear brand Warby Parker is the latest retailer to jump on the red hot initial public offering market.
Fashion
Business

Affirm to acquire Returnly for $300 million

San Francisco-based Affirm Holdings Inc. announced on Wednesday plans to acquire Returnly, a leader in online return experiences and post-purchase payments.
Fashion
Business

Kering's shares climb after luxury goods group posts higher Q1 sales

Shares in French luxury goods group Kering, whose brands include Gucci, rose on Wednesday after Gucci's revenues rebounded strongly in the first quarter.
Luxury
Business

Trade shows

Kingpins24 returns with a digital edition

Kingpins24 returns with a digital edition

Trade show dedicated to denim and traditionally held in Amsterdam, Kingpins24, has launched an online version from April 20 to 22.
Fashion
Trade shows
Fashion Cloud e-platform teams up with CIFF, Modefabriek trade shows

Fashion Cloud e-platform teams up with CIFF, Modefabriek trade shows

Brands will be able to choose from different packages to take part in Digital Fashion Week Europe, booking a stand for the Fashion Cloud platform and for the physical sessions of trade shows Modefabriek and CIFF.
Fashion
Trade shows

Première Vision keen to hold physical trade shows again

The textile/apparel show organiser is preparing its New York come-back, and is looking forward to welcoming industry professionals again in Paris on June 30-July 1, at new venue Grand Palais Éphémère.
Fashion
Trade shows

Swiss watch expo switches to Shanghai after virtual debut

Geneva's international expo of fine watches switches to Shanghai on Wednesday for a physical version after staging an online edition to keep the prestigious fair going during the pandemic.
Luxury
Trade shows