Manchester's The Trafford Centre has appointed Pradera Lateral as asset manager with immediate effect, following a competitive selection process by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments).
The Marmite of footwear, the humble Croc has suffered much derision since its inception in 2002. Over 600 million pairs later, its fugly cool has struck the right lockdown note with sales booming. The latest global figures for 2020 reveal an incredible 69 million pairs sold, full year sales of $1.386 billion and a 12.6% revenue increase in 2020 vs 2019. So, how did Crocs get it so right?
This month’s edition of The Index in partnership with Klarna, tracks fashion shoppers’ behaviour in December2020/January 2021 as the UK was forced into Lockdown 3 after an alarming flare-up of the COVID-19 virus.
Welcome to The Index, Part 2 The Brands & The Buzz Scores, produced in partnership with Klarna. In this section of our regular survey of British fashion shoppers we see how 100 influencer brands fared when it came to store and website visits as the UK was on the cusp of Lockdown 3.
Sandrine gives her views on why luxury boomed during the pandemic, how consumer behaviour has changed for good, and why, despite being a digital retail trailblazer, she still believes in a bright future for physical retailers.
Skye Harrison is Co-founder of fashion & beauty PR and wholesale agency K&H Communications, and along her business partner Charlie Boud, has set up KHOEO, a new e-commerce business based on collaboration between brands, designers and influencers operating a lower-risk drop-ship model.
David Hodgson is Creative Director at Lulu Guinness and with a career which takes in some of the industry’s best known fashion and accessories businesses – from Loewe to Coach, Joseph and Roland Mouret – and he discusses his future plans for this iconic and most British of brands.
James has worked with an enviable list of brands including Clinique, Bliss, Mac, Dior, Kate Somerville & many more during his 20 year career. Now as CEO of Zelens, we chat about this week's relaunch of the brand.