Carla Sozzani, noted retailer, gatekeeper to the Azzedine Alaïa archives and all-round fashion legend, has a new project. The Italian lady opened her own Fondazione Sozzani Monday night in an unexpected neighbourhood.
The global sourcing show for intimates, swimwear and athleisure is coming to the Javits Center for a two-day workshop from October 16 through 17, featuring an itinerary dedicated to sustainability and tech innovations.
Zalando has announced the appointment of Barbara Daliri-Freyduni as Senior Vice President, Demand, while Ralf Herbrich is set to join the German retailer as SVP Data Science and Machine Learning in 2020.
After a four year break from the pool, Puma is engineering a return to the swimwear category. Due to launch in 2020, the new collection will be the German sportswear brand’s first swimwear range since 2016.
Kathmandu Holdings on Tuesday said it will buy Australia-based surfing gear maker Rip Curl Group for A$350 million to diversify product offerings and expand geographic footprint to Europe and North America.
Zalando has launched a pilot scheme aimed at using less single-use plastic bags. The alternative is reusable packaging, which can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by up to 80%, according to the company.
Zara continues to be the group’s largest brand, while Stradivarius and Uterqüe are the fastest-growing formats. FashionNetwork.com takes an in depth look at brand performance and Inditex’s long-term vision.
British department store Debenhams has opened two new locations in its biggest international region, the Middle East. The franchise openings take the retailer's presence to eight countries in the region.