JD sports has been on the acquisition trail again with news that it's bought menswear retailer Oi Polloi. It's also been reported that CEO Peter Cowgill could step back from day-to-day control of JD this year.
Jean Touitou, the founder of cool and quirky Paris brand A.P.C., has issued a long open letter to the fashion industry, defending calling off his Paris runway show in March and calling for a great sense of community.
On Friday Agnes B joined the list of brands that have cancelled shows at Paris Fashion Week due to the coronavirus outbreak that has reached multiple countries, while Saturday saw A.P.C. make a similar announcement.
Under parent company EssilorLuxottica, Persol has experienced some key moments of growth within the past year, having opened its premiere New York boutique, and third Persol store globally, in November.
From Maison Kitsuné to L’Exception, Archive 18-20 and Yves Saint Laurent, many Parisian fashion labels and stores have introduced a café area, the latest being A.P.C., opening its café from November 20 to January 31.