The Croatian designer has hired Christophe Mélard, formerly at Sergio Rossi, as his label’s new CEO. He also licensed the production of his ready-to-wear line to Jato Group, and is thinking about showing in Paris again.
Sainsbury’s had good news around its clothing sales on Wednesday as they rose in Q2 after having been less strong of late. But the company had less to shout about around its Argos ops that continued to struggle.
A new study from Quantum Metric has revealed that shoppers have high expectations for e-tailers on Black Friday, and are more than willing to take their money to a site’s competitors if their experience is too slow.
With 12,000 stores projected to close in the US by the end of this year, and the apparel and accessories sector expected to suffer particularly heavy casualties, Amazon looks likely to turn the situation in its favor.
Following in the footsteps of the stars of Parisian fashion, a new generation of designers was also busy making a name for itself on Tuesday, with shows from Anrealage, Afterhomework, Victoria/Tomas, Dawei and Mazarine.
Paris Fashion Week opened on Monday 23 September, and the Première Classe, Woman, Tranoï and Splash trade shows will follow suit at the end of the week, attracting buyers who came to the French capital for the event.
We've already heard from the UK's statistics body that e-sales in August were weak and now the key specialist tracking report that monitors such sales has confirmed the weakness, although fashion looked strong