On Sunday night, France for the second time were the winners of the World Cup tournament, wrapping up the 2018 edition in Russia. The final was also a win for several brands present both on and off the field.
One of the abiding mysteries in luxury is the far greater ability of Paris brands to outperform their venerable, respected and often very classy London rivals. Dunhill may be about to become a significant exception.
The brand activation will see Vans host a warehouse-style structure featuring a live music stage, bar, vintage photo booth and workshop space with screen printing hosted by British skate company Lovenskate.
Nike has launched its newest omnichannel concept Nike Live, bringing together digital and brick-and-mortar retail in a 4,500-square-foot cross-category store called Nike by Melrose, on Melrose in the heart of West LA.
Asos powered ahead in SS18 as the UK, US and EU markets all bought into its offer in large numbers. And full-price trading has continued strongly during July, apparently with no negative impact from the heatwave.
As the bankrupt Rockport tries to push a private sale through to save itself from further damage, former owner Adidas is trying to prevent proceedings, telling the court it stands to lose $54M if Rockport sells.
M&S shareholders shouldn't be too concerned about its financial results in the next two years as those numbers aren't that important to the clothing and food retailer's future, its new chairman told them on Tuesday.
The St. Louis, Missouri-based footwear group announced on Tuesday that it has acquired a controlling interest in Californian casual shoe brand Blowfish Malibu, which has a trailing 12-month revenue of some $27 million.