Sustainability and the customer experience are more and more crucial for the luxury industry, as found in a study by media agency Initiative, which identified six clusters of luxury goods consumers in France.
After catching a bit of a winter chill over “disappointing” Christmas trading, Joules was more upbeat on Tuesday, talking of “robust" first-half sales for the pre-festive period, despite a profits dip.
During Paris Fashion Week, showroom for up-and-coming brands Designers Apartment shone the spotlight on 13 innovative brands working to make a name for themselves in an increasingly competitive and harsh environment.
Clariant will take a 10% stake in French cosmetics ingredients maker Plant Advanced Technologies , the Swiss specialty chemicals company said on Friday, setting up a strategic partnership between the two companies.
According to a recent report from The NPD Group, U.S. apparel retail is set for a resurgence in the next two years, with categories such as sweats, swimwear, sleepwear and dresses driving sales growth.
The company formed when VF spun off its jeanswear business in May announced on Monday that it has named the denim industry veteran as the new managing director of its Europe, the Middle East and Africa region.