H&M Group had lots of news this week with the firm’s CEO taking part in the Fashion Future conference, its Monki brand joining the Zalora platform, and the launch of its most recycled denim collection yet.
The denim-only tradeshow has announced that, in light of current developments related to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it is canceling this season’s New York event, originally scheduled for December 6-7.
Danish brand Les Deux said it’s “ready to give our take on denim for the first time”. It has partnered with a major sustainable denim factory and “managed to bring down the environmental impact by approximately 75%”.
There was some good news coming out of Marks & Spencer for once on Friday as it upgraded its profit outlook after shoppers went online to buy more of its revamped clothing offer and also bought plenty of its foods.
British retailer Marks & Spencer is to add more guest clothing and footwear brands to its website, including FatFace and Jones Bootmaker, after an initial wave of brands increased traffic and attracted new customers.
U.S. shoppers returning to stores ahead of the back-to-school season helped Target forecast higher same-store sales growth after beating quarterly estimates, even as online demand sharply dropped from pandemic highs.
Value fashion specialist New Look issued a trading update and its annual results on Tuesday and said it had made a “solid start to FY22 trading following store reopenings after [a] resilient FY21 performance”.
Columbia Sportswear Company, a specialist in active outdoor lifestyle apparel and footwear, has exceeded its expectations with 79% sales growth to $566.4m in Q2 of FY21 compared to same period of 2020.
Australia, a country known for punching above its weight in sport, literature, cinema, media, wine and the pursuit of happiness, has tended to underperform when it comes to fashion. One major exception is Zimmermann.
Just a short while after we heard that Uniqlo and Theory will be taking over the former Superdry flagship on Regent Street, London, it has emerged that the label has signed up for a brand new flagship.