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Moschino announces that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director
The house of Moschino announced on Monday afternoon that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director of the Milan-based marque, after a decade long rein.
Back to the 90s, Umbro/MTV launch rave range
Consumers old enough to remember the acid house/rave days — and those discovering it for the first time — might like UK sports brand Umbro’s latest move.
M&S is doubling down on brands strategy, sees £1bn potential
M&S is reportedly ready to dive even deeper into selling external fashion brands alongside its own label in a move that would take it even closer to a traditional department store model.
Backlash starts over John Lewis potentially changing staff ownership structure
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has moved fast with reassurances that any outside investor s brought in won’t mean the end of the firm’s employee ownership model as criticism of what’s not even a definite plan has begun.
Esprit issues profit warning, hit by a mixture of problems
Esprit Holdings has issued a profit warning for the 2022 financial year, announcing to the Hong Kong Stock exchange that it will make a loss for the year compared to the profit of a year earlier.
Net-A-Porter launches SS23 mood-enhancing campaign, details key trends
Luxury e-tailer Net-A-Porter has just unveiled its SS23 seasonal marketing campaign with a focus on “the new-season heroes" to "elevate your look and mood”, and a response to key search trends.
Nike to launch Sabrina Ionescu’s first signature shoe, apparel
Nike has introduced Sabrina Ionescu as its newest signature athlete after naming a special shoe—the Sabrina 1—after her as well as dedicating an apparel collection inspired by the basketball player.
Analysis: as John Lewis mulls ownership tweak, why is it lagging rival M&S?
Not so many years ago, John Lewis was unstoppable while M&S was in an endless turnaround phase. Today, the situation has reversed and John Lewis is even reportedly thinking of changing its prized ownership structure.
Mango enters rental with new pilot and investment in La Más Mona
Mango has become the latest big-name fashion retailer to invest in the clothing rental sector, specifically in start-up La Más Mona, a party dress and accessories rental platform.
Designer Brands clocks fourth-quarter sales dip, but annual sales still up
Designer Brands announced on Thursday net sales for the year 2022 increased 3.7% to $3.3 billion, with comparable sales up 4.4%, withstanding a single-digit decline in the fourth quarter ended January 28.
John Lewis losses grow, launches bigger costs-savings drive
When a results release starts with a message to the staff talking about “another very tough year”, you know it’s not going to be good and so it was with John Lewis Partnership on Thursday.
Skechers taps Ashley Park for new campaign
Skechers announced on Wednesday a new campaign with Broadway and television star Ashley Park for the brand’s Skechers Uno fashion sneakers.
Berghaus is Pentland's first brand to get B Corp certification
Berghaus continues its drive for ever higher social and environmental standards. The British outdoor brand is now B Corp-certified, “joining a globally recognised community that uses business as a force for good”.
Liverpool One outperforms in 2023
Liverpool One has begun 2023 where it left 2022… on a high. The city centre mall has bucked national trends since the start of the year, with a 16.5% uplift in sales compared to the same period in 2022.
Joor launches fully shoppable autumn trend report
International wholesale management platform JOOR has come up with a new women’s trend report for next season. Called On Trend: Women’s Fall 2023, it's fully shoppable for wholesale buyers for the first time.
John Lewis names non-exec Nish Kankiwala to new CEO role
It’s a big news week for John Lewis with its results due Thursday and a new concept store layout unveiled Tuesday. And Wednesday? Just the small matter of a new CEO.