Zalando is the latest fashion giant to unveil an upgraded commitment to circularity with new business practices to embed it “along the full product lifecycle, from developing design standards to investing in recycling”.
Premium fashion retailer Reiss had plenty of good news on Thursday. It announced a move into kidswear for the first time in 50 years, a link-up with Castore, and said that it's recovered strongly from the pandemic.
Premium e-commerce marketplace Secret Sales has hired six “star” senior execs with impressive track records at some of fashion’s biggest names. They’re filling new positions as it expands at home and abroad.
Most people when they think of Germany this month will think of politics not fashion, as voters will select the successor to Angela Merkel. Still, this week the capital staged Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin.
Premium activewear brand Sweaty Betty is being bought by US giant Wolverine for nearly £300. The 23-year-old London company has been a winner from the athleisure trend and this has boosted its value in recent years
Premium trainers business The Edit LDN is targeting a £30 million valuation during 2022 after saying its sales have been rising by 60% month-on-month lately. And it’s raising new finance to expand further.
The health situation makes it impossible to hold a physical event in acceptable circumstances, said the organisers of Frankfurt Fashion Week, who are launching a replacement digital edition called FFW Studio.