Timo Schmidt-Eisenhart, who has served at VF Corp brand's including The North Face, Timberland and Napapijri, will take over as leader of Switzerland's Calida Group in early 2021, succeeding Reiner Pichler.
Continued investment in its ecommerce channel has helped Switzerland’s Calida Group deliver a 4% sales increase in constant currency in the first half of 2019, while operating profit rose by more than 15%.
The great outdoors are a magnet for space-starved urbanites. As outdoor wear is increasingly directional, FashionNetwork.com explored the OutDoor show to verify if mountain apparel brands are profiting from this trend.
American newcomers Bode and Phipps made their Paris runway debuts at the city's men's fashion week on Tuesday morning, with the former indulging in a trip to the circus, while the latter set its sights on the skies.
Swiss lingerie/outdoor group Calida (parent company to brands Lafuma, Aubade, Millet, Eider, Oxbow) has reported a 10.7% rise in sales in H1 2018, driven chiefly by the eponymous lingerie and homewear label.