Accessories, jewellery and watch brand Bulgari is set to grow by two digits in the coming months, as advanced by the luxury label’s chief executive Jean-Christophe Babin. To achieve this level of growth, the French house will surpass the 300 boutiques in 2015. "We had a very good beginning of the year, […]

ANALYSISBritish apparel retailer Next plc has reported full year sales of more than 4 billion pounds for the first time. "The continued success of Next is built on the hard work and dedication of our management team and all the people who work for Next,” said the company’s chairman. Next has reported […]

Spanish fashion brand Desigual is fastly approaching the coveted 1 billion euros sales mark. Full-year turnover came in at 963.5 million euros, up 16.2 percent. The result is in line with the strategic plan accomplished by the company, which aims to double its size within five years. Earnings before […]

REPORT The Macintosh Retail Group said that the customers responded positively to the cross-channel approach in fashion as well as to the innovations in stores. In the first three quarters, this resulted in a 7.6 percent increase in sales and a significant growth in market share in the shoe markets, […]

BACKGROUNDGerman fashion retailer New Yorker, which has its roots in the city of Braunschweig in northern Germany, is by now one of the largest clothing companies of its kind in Europe. This year, the chain is celebrating its 34th anniversary while looking back on a successful history. A whopping 1,000 […]

REPORT Nike for the third quarter ended February 28, 2015 said that diluted earnings per share increased 19 percent due to higher revenues as a result of continued strong demand for Nike brands and gross margin expansion, partially offset by higher SG&A investments and a higher effective tax rate. Revenues […]

European private equity giant Permira has sold its remaining 12 percent stake in fashion retailer Hugo Boss. The up to now reference investor, said earlier this week it has completed its exit seven years after buying majority ownership in the German brand. “With the backing of the Permira funds, Hugo […]

REPORT Overall sales increased by 7.2 percent at Next for the year ending January 2015. However, while Next brand sales in the first half were exceptionally strong, up 11 percent, the second half was relatively disappointing and up just 5 percent. Growth in underlying profit before tax of 782 million […]

REPORT Group revenue of Ted Baker increased by 20.4 percent to 387.6 million pounds (574.9 million dollars). The retail division at Ted Baker performed well with sales up 18.4 percent or 20.8 percent in constant currency to 306.9 million pounds (456.1 million dollars). The performance of e-commerce […]

REPORT Guess in its unaudited financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 31, 2015 said that while global revenues decreased 6 percent at 2.4 billion dollars; decline was 5 percent in constant currency. For the fourth quarter, North American retail revenues decreased 4 percent […]

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