Canton-based athletic footwear maker Reebok International Ltd. has signed a deal with women's clothing retailer Limited Too in an effort to reach the influential "tween-age" girls market. The partnership calls for Reebok to sell its footwear in Limited Too's stores, on its web site, and through its […]

Donatella Versace has launched a new wristwatch in a numbered series. The Versace Precious Items - line was born in1989, and the new watch is the latest in a series of more precious pieces. The "Versace on Fifth" watch boasts 22 diamonds (0.308 carats each) on its dial and has a strap in alligator leather. […]

Athletic footwear maker K-Swiss announced results for 2002 on Thursday and reported an increase in net earnings of 23.1% to USD 28,6 million. Total worldwide revenues for 2002 were up to USD 290 million compared with USD 237 million in 2001. Domestic revenues increased by 20.4% while international revenues […]

Versace wil open a new boutique dedicated solely to its home collection in Moscow mid-February. The 550 square-meter space, filled with Versace's entire home line, is located in the luxury-filled Crocus City Mall, just 25 minutes outside of the city center. This is the company's second home store in […]

This season's sale is going to be amazing. I realise it is not indicative of a healthy economy, but I trust, like me, you would never wish retailers to be left with rails of stock at the end of the season. And frankly, why complain when for months you've been eyeing those suede Dries van Noten shoes […]

Reebok International on Wednesday reported net income for the fourth quarter of USD 16 million, an earnings per share increase of 200% when compared to net income of USD 5.1 million, in the fourth quarter of 2001. For the full year ended December 31, 2002, net income was USD 132 million, an earnings […]

Dutch sporting goods company Head announced on Tuesday that Robert Kosian, who was Head of Corporate Communications, has left the company to pursue other opportunities. Clare Vincent replaces Mr. Kosian. Mrs. Vincent who is Head of Corporate Finance, and currently looks after Corporate Communications […]

British Airways last week introduced the new uniform for its staff, designed by Julien MacDonald. According to the flight company, it's "a stylish, trendy design". More than hundred airline staff, including check-in agents, cabin and flight crew, will test the Julien Macdonald design on flights and […]

Leading sunglasses firm Luxottica Group SpA last Wednesday revealed it had won a 10-year contract to design, produce and distribute branded eyewear for Versace Group. The company said in a news release the worldwide license agreement is for Versace, Versus and Versace Sport sunglasses and prescription […]

The beauty arm of Gucci group YSL Beauté has launched the first product from its new promising brands division. Kingdom, a female fragrance under the name of the British designer Alexander McQueen, will be available in stores worldwide on March 17. A very special date, since it's McQueen's birthday […]

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