“2017 was undoubtedly the best year in the company’s history.” That was how LPP started its annual report on Wednesday and there’s no denying that the owner of the Reserved and Sinsay chains is riding high at present.
Inditex had another good year in 2017, despite exchange rates denting its margin slightly. But its omnichannel focus drove it to higher sales and profits, and its new COO has been tasked with maintaining that momentum
Zara, the fashion chain owned by the world’s biggest clothing retailer Inditex, will introduce augmented reality displays from April, it said on Tuesday, in an effort to lure millennials into its stores.
Supreme has announced its latest collaboration with both legendary American hip hop group Public Enemy and Japanese label Undercover. The collection draws from Fear of a Black Planet, Public Enemy's third studio album.
Italian high-end streetwear label GCDS is set to open its first store in London with a debut in Mayfair. The area continues to benefit from a raft of international openings, despite the tough fashion retail environment.
French Connection is still lossmaking and margins are down but there's news to be cheerful about too as its new concept store outperforms, wholesale turnover rises, e-tail makes up a third of sales and m-commerce surges.