The developments come two weeks after French Connection revealed it had started looking for a buyer, with founder Stephen Marks ready to sell his 42 % stake in the brand he began in 1969 The size of Marks’ stake means that any sale would trigger a takeover offer for the whole group. Shares in French … More French Connection begins sale discussions with four potential bidders
By guest author Ava Szajna-Hopgood from Retail Gazette Debenhams could close up to one third of its stores as the beleaguered business looks to save GBP 30 million. The retailer is expected to announce further store closures this week at its full year results on Thursday, October 25, 2018 after appointing KPMG to consult on … More Debenhams could close up to one third of stores
The world’s consumption of raw materials is set to nearly double by 2060 as the global economy expands and living standards rise, placing twice the pressure on the environment that we are seeing today, according to a new OECD report. A preview of The Global Material Resource Outlook to 2060 released today sees global materials … More Raw materials use to double by 2060 with severe environmental consequences, says OECD
Opening new stores and drumming up nostalgia in shoppers Lands’ End may be a recognizable brand name, but it is not necessarily top of mind these days. That is why the company is looking to regain consumer attention with an unorthodox approach: an airstream tour across the country to tout its new stores and educate … More Lands’ End is touring the U.S. with Airstreams modelled after Iconic Duffle Bags
A Bridge for Brands to infiltrate into Northern India’s Intimate Apparel Market. The place to be, for all the titans of the intimate wear industry They say that the first times the charm. The second’s a triumph. Surely then in the case of INTIMASIA third edition is a definite winner. INTIMASIA’s first two editions in … More INTIMASIA comes to DELHI!
HUB 1922, the fashion division of the RUDOLF GROUP, takes the stage at the Kingpins Show in Amsterdam and presents new technologies that make it possible to move away from environmentally questionable industrial practices. HUB 1922 also announces the opening of the new company building in an ancient textile factory near Milan, Italy. It was … More Thinking Science and Design (updated October 23, 2018)