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Nordstrom delivers surprise profit as inventory woes ease
Nordstrom Inc posted a surprise first-quarter profit on Wednesday as better inventory control and demand from wealthy shoppers helped the company defy an inflation-driven slump in retail spending.
Michael Kors owner Capri cuts revenue forecast as US demand wavers
Michael Kors parent Capri Holdings Ltd on Wednesday cut its annual sales forecast as demand for its handbags and shoes weakens in the United States, sending its shares down nearly 9% in early trading.
The Fold launches campaign with Manchester City Women’s team
As a women’s luxury workwear brand “that empowers self-belief, elevates workwear and champions ambition”, The Fold is big on high-profile link-ups.
Sportswear rules! Surge continues as data shows what's driving media impact
The latest data report from Launchmetrics shines the spotlight on sportswear and the headlines story is — perhaps unsurprisingly — that athleisure and sneakers continue to be key drivers while luxury is also important.
Simone Bellotti is new Bally Design Director after Villaseñor's exit
Swiss luxury brand Bally on Wednesday named Simone Bellotti as its Design Director leading its design studio. It’s an internal promotion with Bellotti having joined the firm back in October after 16 years at Gucci.
Balenciaga transforms Paris into "Capital B" for spring 2024
Balenciaga unveiled its Spring 2024 collection with a digital catwalk show at 3pm on Tuesday May 30, a celebration of everyday life that took place in the capital filmed in front of its Avenue George V boutique.
Alberta Ferretti showcased her Resort 2024 collection in Rimini
The renowned designer took to the runway near the Sismondo castle to present a collection that pays tribute to her birthplace and to the Rimini-born director of "La Dolce Vita."
Flannels X launches London Beyoncé pop-up on Oxford Street
Flannels on Tuesday opened a week-long pop-up selling merchandise from Beyonce’s Renaissance World Tour as well as limited-edition pieces from her Balmain link-up in a deal with her Parkwood Entertainment company
Chanel to double London HQ space
News last week that Chanel’s sales rose in double digits in 2022 was followed by the company saying it would double the size of its global HQ in London’s Mayfair and will move in during 2025.
Ferragamo names Jeno Lee first global male ambassador
Italian luxury brand Ferragamo announced on Monday the appointment of Jeno Lee as the Florentine company's first global male ambassador.
Canada Goose to enter Australia
Canadian luxury clothing brand Canada Goose is making its way into Australia through a brand management agreement with Brand Collective, expanding its global presence.
Dior opens its Dioriviera pop-up boutique and spa at Beverly Hills Hotel
On May 26, the French luxury brand took over the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles and opened its Dioriviera pop-up boutique and a poolside Spa. The event will run until September.
New data shows end of UK VAT-free shopping again boosts Europe
The UK government has been asking for evidence that the end of the VAT-three shopping perk for tourists is hurting British retail and payment software specialist Planet came up with some of that again on Friday.
Valentino opens new Paris home on Avenue Montaigne
Valentino has unveiled its new store in Paris, having “reinvented itself” on Avenue Montaigne. The change of address gives it more space for its offer of both women’s and men’s RTW and accessories over three floors.
66°North launches festival exclusive capsule with Selfridges, Mia Regan shoots campaign
To mark the beginning of festival season, Icelandic outerwear brand 66°North has collaborated with high-end department store Selfridges on a exclusive unisex capsule collection.
Chanel's McCauley to join Burberry as chief people officer
Burberry has appointed Alexandra McCauley as its Chief People Officer, effective 15 November. She joins from luxury fashion brand Chanel, will be responsible for all aspects of Burberry’s People strategy globally.