This past week in Paris, Brazil’s most important luxury retailer Iguatemi feted its rebound from the pandemic, as its CEO Cristina Betts explained its M&A plans and predicted double continued digit growth in 2023.
Global Fashion Group has announced a co-CEO and leadership transition with Christoph Barchewitz to become sole CEO as Patrick Schmidt steps down as co-CEO after 10 years with the business and five years of co-leadership.
Prada hit something of a low just a few years ago due to the pandemic. But its impressive recovery was underlined on Thursday as the latest instalment of the Lyst Index showed it as the hottest brand in the world.
Silverburn is in for a busy 2023. Glasgow’s newest shopping centre has agreed new leases, upgrades and upscaling for existing tenancies -- including Next, Victoria’s Secret, Sunglasses Hut, Hobbs and The Body Shop.
Some fashion collaborations aren’t that immediately obvious. Take premium British brand Mallet London which has partnered with Transport for London (TfL), to produce a limited edition capsule footwear collection.
Collaborations continue to be a sure way to give brands a refreshing buzz or a way to update a product line. The latest is a tie-up between retail fashion giant Zara and footwear brand Clarks for a style reboot.
Retailer SMCP has launched an interesting idea to train fashion fans to be fashion retailers. It has welcomed the first class of its SMCP Retail Lab academy, linking with EMA SUP Paris and Institut Français de la Mode.