Giorgio Armani made a personal debut on Friday evening in Tokyo. He staged his first cruise runway show, showing a huge resort collection presented with splendor inside the national museum of the Japanese capital.
Mothercare has reported more weak results but the mother-and-baby products retailer talked of progress and its focus on rebuilding itself as a global brand with a bigger move into digital and more exclusive products.
South African retailer The Foschini Group (TFG) is investing $35 million in technology to adapt to the changing landscape of apparel retail, where online shopping has put a pressure on brick and mortar.
The fashion and footwear group announced on Thursday that it made over $2 billion in annual revenues for the first time in fiscal 2019, with particularly strong growth seen at its Hoka One One running shoe brand.
Inditex executive chairman Pablo Isla has nominated Carlos Crespo for the role of CEO of the group. The appointment will be effective in July further to the approval of the board at the annual general meeting.
The Charlotte, North Carolina-based womenswear retailer reported a reduced net income of $21.3 million for the first quarter of 2019 on Thursday, with declines registered in both net and same-store sales.
Founded in 1955, the Chalhoub Group, a major distributor of luxury goods in the Middle East, has made some big changes over the last few years through digital development, innovation and strategic partnerships.
Use of Instagram as a direct shopping channel is rising and the opportunity for brands to capitalise on impulse buys is growing too, analysts say, adding that this could boost small fashion retailers as well as large.