Maker of sustainable fibers broadens product portfolio to enhance versatility Eastman Naia™, cellulosic filament announces the expansion of its Naia™ fiber portfolio at Première Vision-Paris (PV), the international fashion and textile exposition this February. With the introduction of its new cellulosic […]

VIA Outlets, a joint venture between APG and Hammerson that owns eleven premium fashion outlets in nine European countries, has reported continued strong growth for FY 2019, with a 8.4 percent increase in brand sales and 6.1 percent rise in footfall growth. Europe's fastest-growing owner-operator of […]

Swedish menswear brand CDLP, offering “men’s essentials”, has raised 4.3 million euros from a group of investors led by Matchesfashion founder Tom Chapman and Swedish entrepreneur Cristina Stenbeck. The investment round was also with continued financial backing from existing shareholders including former […]

Danish jewellery brand Pandora has reported “solid” like-for-like improvements in Q4 following its brand relaunch, which introduced a new logo, signature colour, design collaborations and new store concepts. In Q4 2019, Italy, France and Germany delivered positive like-for-like, while growth momentum […]

Goods made in Britain are back in demand as the UK’s manufacturing sector has seen its highest growth in nine months. According to the IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) figures rose to 50 percent in January, up from 47.5 the previous month. Manufacturing makes up 10 percent […]

California manufacturing company Fam Brands is adding a new women’s label to its portfolio. The Los Angeles-based company—which owns proprietary and licensed brands including Eddie Bauer, Woolrich, Orvis, and more—announced on Feb. 3 that it acquired the contemporary label assuming design, production, […]

Forever 21 might be bought up by one of three buyers. The struggling fast fashion chain has been scrambling to restructure since it filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 in September 2019. Now, the company has announced that it is considering a sale to a group of bidders that includes Simon […]

Moda Operandi has raised 100 million dollars in new equity and debt financing. The New York-based company said it would use the proceeds “to continue to invest in its core client experience, innovative shopping model, unique curation of fashion, fine jewellery, and home decor, as well as the data and […]

Kinnevik AB has appointed Anna Stenberg as Chief People and Platform Officer (CPO), a new role in the Kinnevik management team. The company said in a statement that Stenberg is the founding partner of Women Executive Search and started her career in the Kinnevik group holding several management positions […]

LVMH has announced the appointment of Andrea Guerra as CEO of LVMH hospitality excellence and member of the executive committee effective March 16, 2020. The company said in a statement that following the acquisition of Belmond led by group CFO Jean Jacques Guiony, this newly created position encompasses […]

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