In an interview with Challenges magazine, HPB (owner of Go Sport and Gap France) denied the sport retailer has stopped paying its creditors, saying it has always acted “within the boundaries of the law.”
Formal wear made a strong runway come-back in Paris this season, leaving less room for sneakers and performance wear, although a men’s fashion week presence is still essential for leading sportswear brands.
After delivering a strong trading update for the latest quarter this week, Primark parent company ABF's finance chief has detailed just what made the company so strong in this key end-of-year shopping season.
Hugo Boss’s youthful Boss label has returned to the slopes as Presenting Partner of the Hahnenkamm Races in Kitzbühel, Austria, and also unveiled its new collab with specialist skiwear brand Perfect Moment.
Freemans Grattan Holdings has extended its media deal with iProspect UK after a decade working together in which they relaunched Freemans as a pureplay digital department store and saw growth outstripping the market.
Fusalp has opened a pop-up at luxury off-price shopping destination Bicester Village, offering its specialist skiwear, while Axel Arigato has opened there and also launched a virtual shopping experience.
Primark's trading update has revealed more upbeat news with the chain “good in all markets and ahead of expectation”. Total sales and like-for-likes rose in double digits and city centre footfall recovered.