Columbia Sportswear's Sorel CEO to depart
Columbia Sportswear announced on Friday that Mark Nenow, president of its Sorel brand, has resigned in order to focus on his health.
Authentic Brands Group buys Hunter's IP, names license partners
Authentic has acquired rain boots specialist Hunter — or to put it more accurately, it has acquired the “intellectual property” of the brand and named two key partners for the UK/Europe and the US.
Edward Enninful to exit British Vogue, taking on global advisory role
And another one bites the dust. Edward Enninful is to exit British Vogue the magazine has made known, making him the latest editor-in-chief of a Vogue in the past several years to exit their position.
M&S expands shoe brands offer as it targets major footwear growth
M&S is making a big play for British consumers’ footwear spend and is adding more third-party footwear labels to its Brands At M&S offer with a focus on summer shoes that can help it in a season in which it lags.
Caleres clocks nearly 10% sales dip, reveals cost-cutting measures moving forward
Caleres said on Thursday revenues for the first quarter fell 9.8% to $662.7 million, on the back of double-digit dips in both its Famous Footwear and brand portfolio segments, prompting the firm to reduce future costs.
Appeal of quiet luxury trend confirmed by JOOR wholesale data
The quiet luxury trend has been making a big impact this year, despite some scepticism about its durability, but wholesale data appears to show it’s being backed by retail buyers.
Sneaker marketplace Laced raises new funding
Laced — the British sneaker marketplace — is aiming to make access to in-demand products fairer and has raised £10 million/€11.2 million to help it do that.
UK consumers are festival-focused, fashion is key says eBay research
As festival season gets under way in the UK, new research shows that consumers are more focused on festivals this year than on holidays, and this is a key development for the fashion sector.
Dr Martens admits mistakes but stays confident for future growth
Results from Dr Martens contained a mix of good news and bad, but too much of the latter. However, the company is generally headed in the right direction on many fronts despite areas of weakness that must be addressed.
Wolverine appoints new president, brand leadership
Wolverine World Wide Inc. announced on Wednesday the appointment of Chris Hufnagel as president of Wolverine Worldwide.
Sportswear rules! Surge continues as data shows what's driving media impact
The latest data report from Launchmetrics shines the spotlight on sportswear and the headlines story is — perhaps unsurprisingly — that athleisure and sneakers continue to be key drivers while luxury is also important.
Cotton Traders has another strong year, store and e-sales boom
Heritage fashion brand Cotton Traders’ latest set of results saw it reporting another strong year that was its “most successful financial year to date, with a 10.6% year-on-year increase in turnover of £111 million”.
Simone Bellotti is new Bally Design Director after Villaseñor's exit
Swiss luxury brand Bally on Wednesday named Simone Bellotti as its Design Director leading its design studio. It’s an internal promotion with Bellotti having joined the firm back in October after 16 years at Gucci.
Rene Caovilla opens Selfridges pop-up
Late spring and summer are favourite times for pop-ups and with event season getting under way in the UK, many of them focus on the dressier end of the fashion story.
Converse names Jared Carver new CEO
Nike Inc. has appointed Jared Carver to the role of president and CEO of its Converse brand, effective June 1, succeeding Scott Uzzell, who is now the vice president and general manager of North America at Nike.
Calvin Klein opens first lifestyle store in New Zealand
Calvin Klein has opened its first 'Calvin Klein Lifestyle' concept store in Queenstown, New Zealand, marking the first lifestyle store to open in the country.