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.
E-commerce company Fanatics said that sales of a $300 Nike Team USA jacket have spiked following US’s Chloe Kim and Shaun White winning gold medals, making jackets its highest grossing Olympics category.
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.
Sustainability-focused coastal brand Banks Journal has opened its first brick-and-mortar flagship in Los Angeles' The Row DTLA. In addition to apparel, the store features curated goods from "like-minded brands."
Converse is taking over a five-floor building in the heart of Shoreditch to open the ‘Converse One Star Hotel’, a two-day immersive pop-up featuring exclusive sneaker launches and rooms curated by music artists.
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.
The cat logo sportswear firm has appointed Benoît Menard to marketing and communications director in France. Menard comes to Puma after a five year tenure at Adidas France, where he directed the firm's digital newsroom.