Starting this February, The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) will be hosting an exhibition exploring the influence of the centuries-old art form of classical ballet on modern high fashion.
Primark continued to progress in the first quarter of its new financial year with new stores boosting the UK, while France and Italy looked strong and its US stores turned in a a positive like-for-like performance.
John Lewis Partnership has been having a turbulent time of it lately, its previous status as an almost-unstoppable retail powerhouse having been seriously damaged by a string of poor sales and profits results.
Ongoing underperformance at its Australian operations has led to the exit from his group post of Woolworths Holdings’ CEO Ian Moir, the South African company replacing him with an executive from Levi Strauss.
Retailer Anthropologie is continuing the rollout of its smaller, ‘local store’ concept with a third location under the local umbrella having opened. The new store is the second local shop to open in the UK.
Boohoo continued its rapid sales ascent in the four-month period to the end of December and while there was no information about sales at its newly-acquired brands, its existing portfolio went from strength to strength.