The Milan women’s fashion week starts on Tuesday with a schedule of 173 events, 65of them catwalk shows, featuring the return of Cavalli, Versace and Jil Sander, MM6’s first physicalshow and many interesting new names.
The Parisian fashion house has appointed the Dutch designer, who has worked in its studio for more than ten years, as its new artistic director. She will be responsible for both the brand's men's and womenswear.
South London outlet mall Icon Outlet at The O2 said sales during August reached record levels compared to the pre-pandemic period in 2019. Sales rose by 24%, average transaction value grew 11%, and footfall rose 10%.
Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s — owner of the Tu Clothing brand — is aiming to drive sales higher by offering regular shoppers who have a Nectar loyalty card personalised discounts “on Sainsbury’s products and groceries”.
First it was a Rolling Stones store, now mega-band Queen is to open a space on Carnaby Street with an experiential pop-up shop celebrating five decades of its music and featuring fashion collabs, among other items.
The Shanghai government will support companies applying for approval to sell duty-free goods, and encourage duty-free shops to be set up at airports, hotels, malls and other commercial venues, municipal authorities said.
UK retailers can expect a “tale of two Christmases” this year. According to eBay UK, personal finances will play a major part in consumer choices as the lasting effects of the pandemic will divide spending patterns.