The next London Fashion Week five-day season kicks off Friday morning; with a major drive to turns things ever more ecological; alongside a bittersweet farewell to the country’s most successful designer this century.
Dutch fashion retailers are showing better results after a number of hard years. Chains are benefitting from the Netherlands’ economic recovery and reaping the rewards of adapting to changing consumer behaviour.
Fossil Group shares soared 79 percent in early trading on Wednesday as short sellers rushed to cover their positions, a day after the watchmaker posted a better-than-expected increase in sales in the holiday quarter.
Marking the biggest sales dip in 11 months, US consumer spending cooled off in the first quarter, following the holiday season's strong showing. Year-over-year data, however, shows a healthy uptick of 5.4 percent.
Stockmann’s Performance is getting better but the firm isn’t in the clear yet as the Lindex chain owner is still facing big challenges. One of the biggest is that Lindex operation which is finding sales growth elusive.
H&M's e-tail business and new chains will be its biggest growth drivers in the next few years and are a focus for investment, it said Wednesday, as it also said that the start of the year has seen it discounting heavily.