Is the UK's Frasers Group about to make a bid for Hugo Boss? Some investors in the latter seem to think so as its shares jumped on Friday on speculation that shareholder Frasers has ambitions to take control.
Mulberry is preparing for a series of contemporary designer collaborations as it celebrates its 50th year. It said reaching its half century means a series of “joyful” link-ups with a trio of “visionary designers”.
Mulberry's trading update has revealed that — unlike many companies in the wake of lockdowns in the last year — it will report “a small underlying profit before tax” for the 12 months to the end of last month (FY21).
Can a bag save the world? Possibly not, but it can at least prevent it from becoming more polluted. At Mulberry the new goal is a farm-to-finished product supply chain. The house’s CEO Thierry Andretta explains how.
The founder of cult NYC-based streetwear label Aimé Leon Dore is taking over the footwear brand’s Made in USA line, becoming the latest high-profile designer to grab a long-term creative role at a sneaker maker.
The 27-year-old Chinese-Australian fashion influencer has been appointed as editor-in-chief of Vogue China, becoming the youngest person to hold the position at any of the magazine’s international editions.
Frasers Group took advantage of a rising share price last week to sell its entire stake in struggling French Connection. The company had a stake adding up to a 24.93% holding in the firm prior to the sale.
The sale of four Arcadia brands to ASOS on Monday was no surprise. But what was a surprise was that no mention whatsoever was made of the future of store jobs at the Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT businesses.