As Tranoï and the French Fashion Federation join forces, and Who’s Next and Mode & Objet confirm their dates, French trade shows are preparing their return, after cancelling several editions due to the pandemic.
The resurgence of Covid-19 in Europe is increasing the uncertainty surrounding September fashion events. Trade show and fashion week organisers are trying to cope, amidst postponements, cancellations and online options.
Galeries Lafayette's new outlet on the Champs Elysees is struggling because people are staying away due to COVID-19, according to its CEO, who said the crisis would hit the group to the tune of 1 billion euros.
Chinese retailer Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s sales for its 24-hour Singles’ Day shopping blitz hit a record $38.4 billion, more than U.S. rival Amazon.com Inc’s haul last quarter from online store sales.
The New York-based womenswear retailer reported net sales of $201.0 million for the first quarter of 2019 on Wednesday and announced the appointment of Traci Inglis as president, chief marketing and customer officer.