There are few more fertile imaginations in European fashion today than Marine Serre. Her clothes are hybrid and experimental; don’t really follow mainstream trends and were shown with zest and novelty Tuesday in Paris.
Matalan is to open at Belfast’s CastleCourt and will create more than 50 jobs there. And while it may not seem newsworthy given that it already has 227 UK locations, it’s the firm’s very first city centre N Irish store.
Monsoon seems to be benefiting from its latest omnichannel initiative with the fashion retailer saying on Tuesday that it has generated £1.4 million in extra revenue online due to its Ship From Store offer.
Any info about the health of the UK high-street is of interest at the moment so half-year results from Next were closely watched on Tuesday and it seems the firm "over-performed", the news driving its shares up sharply.
The accessories retailer received approval from the US Bankruptcy Court on Friday for its Third Amended Plan of Reorganization, putting the tween favorite on course to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy in early October.
In the first half of 2018, Belgian-Dutch fashion company FNG Group recorded a revenue of €251.1 million. The group said that the focus on digitalization and rollout of new concepts contributed to its strong results.
Italy's Safilo Group has announced their third consecutive licensing agreement with Banana Republic for the brand’s eyewear collections, beginning on February 1 of 2019 and continuing through January 31 of 2025.
A major credit insurer has cut the cover it will give for Arcadia suppliers with Euler Hermes reportedly writing to clients in the past fortnight as the fashion sector sees a wave of credit insurance cuts.
Investment and changing business conditions dented River Island profits last year, a report said on Monday. While the results aren’t due until later this month, The Telegraph said operating profit fell by over £55m.