German sportswear giant Adidas raised its 2021 sales outlook on Friday, saying it expects strong demand for new products despite ongoing lockdowns in Europe, supply chain challenges and political tensions.
Fashion’s Back! After a year on the danger list, UK fashion, together with the lifestyle sector, bounced back impressively to produce record sales after non-essential retail ended its enforced lockdown on 12 April.
The Milan fashion and accessories show will return in phygital format with the WSM event on June 19-21, and is set to welcome back its participants in person on September 23-26 in the city’s Tortona Fashion District.
UK supermarkets giant Sainsbury’s has announced that former John Lewis MD Paula Nickolds is to join the business in June as General Merchandise and Clothing Commercial Director and become a member of its operating board.
In a further sign of how important environmental, social, and governance-linked (ESG) issues are these days, lifestyle retailer Joules has announced a renewal of its funding deal with a strong ESG element included.
Gym+Coffee is flexing for expansion and improved visibility. The Irish athleisure brand has hired the Mongoose marketing agency “to raise awareness of the brand and build on its global community in Europe”.