The Industry will be in conversation with three of fashion’s most inspirational female brand founders at its next event, which will take place at W London – Leicester Square on the early evening of Wednesday 28 February 2018.
Selfriges defied tough trading conditions in the run up to Christmas to record a 10% growth in sales over the holiday season (the four weeks leading up to Christmas).
Christian Dior’s couture collection was unveiled on Monday, which may not seem like big news for the wider industry. But in a world where Maria Grazia Chiuri’s slogans, accessories, logo ribbon slingbacks, tulle skirts and female-driven re-imagining of the house have proved hugely influential, it was.
Premium french brand Maje has partnered with PredictSpring to create an in-store app, which it says will align online and offline retail and help elevate the in-store experience for customers.
UK online retail fell below growth expectations in 2017 with sales up 12.1% year-on-year, compared to a growth of 15.9% in 2016, indicating the market is maturing.
Pure London has added to the content programme for the three-day trade show, which takes place in London next month, and now boasts a line-up of 30 industry experts.
Richemont has today made an offer to acquire the entire share capital of Yoox Net-A-Porter Group (YNAP). The luxury conglomerate is already the group’s largest shareholder and YNAP CEO Federico Marchetti has said he welcomed the €38 per share bid, which is still subject to shareholder approval.
Alex Baldock, the former CEO of online shopping group Shop Direct, has been named as the new CEO of Dixons Carphone Warehouse.
Hedi Slimane has been announced as the new artistic, creative and image director of LVMH-owned Céline and will take up the new position from the start of next month.