The New York-based brand management company announced on Monday that it is reviewing a range of strategic alternatives for the future of its business, and also revealed that its current CEO is stepping down.
Marks & Spencer is set to drop its Classics sub-brand from Autumn/Winter 2019 and is relaunching the Per Una sub-brand with a redefined aesthetic, to shift customer perceptions from “too frilly” to “stylishly feminine”.
House of Fraser’s owner Sports Direct vehemently denied a report on Monday that most stores will close after the Christmas trading period as it responded to a story suggesting HoF was ready to exit most of its stores.
Given H&M’s massive size, it’s no surprise that the Swedish fashion retailer has an endless stream of news and there are two major developments to share today, one on the style front and one about a new country debut.
Outdoor clothing brand Patagonia has named Marty Pomphrey as its new general manager of Patagonia Japan. Pomphrey replaces Takasuki Tsujii who has stepped down from the role after 20 years at the brand.
The gifted Belgian designer discussed with Godfrey Deeny his approach to creativity and his career at Rochas, Nina Ricci and Theory, also explaining what it means to manage one’s own label in the age of social media.
It’s the end of an era as Karen Millen has disappeared from UK high streets. New owner Boohoo has now closed all Karen Millen stores after running clearance sales since buying the brand, along with Coast, in August.
The American activewear and basics company revealed preliminary sales figures for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2019 on Thursday, predicting strong growth driven by its DTG2Go and Salt Life businesses.