The US label, owned by VF Corp. since the end of 2020, is adopting a drop model for product launches, one that, according to its management, makes it vulnerable to production and transportation issues.
The parent company of Vans and The North Face has released its fourth annual sustainability and responsibility report, detailing its goal to achieve zero waste across all its distribution centers by the end of the year.
The tie-up’s in the name. ‘We Are The Champions’ title and lyric is behind a collaboration between sportswear brand Champion and rock band Queen. November 2 will see the Champion launch of a limited-edition collection.
Some 96% of UK retailers are taking steps to be more sustainable since the pandemic, according to a new findings. But there’s a huge gap between what brands say they’re doing and what they’re achieving.
SMCP has had to deal with plenty of background ‘noise’ of late as issues around its parent company persist. But it’s remained laser-focused on driving sales back to more normal levels and saw some success in Q3.
The famous Florentine luxury retailer has finalized the sale of a 40% stake to Italian investment fund Style Capital. Founder Andrea Panconesi, has retained his role as president, while Alessandra Rossi has become CEO.
Planning ahead to secure its Q3 supply chain has been a good move for value retailer Studio Retail Group’s stock position. Especially as 40% of its sales occur in the critical Black Friday and Christmas quarter.
Cultural, retail and skate destination House of Vans London is back. Well, almost. Having been in enforced pandemic-induced hibernation for the past 15 months, the centre near Waterloo Station reopens on 4 November.
London Covent Garden’s Seven Dials continues to attract independent niche retail brands and the latest to arrive is Warm & Wonderful. The British heritage knitwear brand has opened a pop-up store at 55 Monmouth Street.
The Barcelona-based label has put its own employees before the camera lens for the new Mango Committed campaign, asking its design, purchasing and merchandising managers to describe their experience with the company.