Bonmarché went into administration as the week ended, with tougher-than-ever trading conditions making a turnaround unlikely. Nearly 2,900 jobs are at risk but its 318 stores will stay open while a buyer is sought.
Figaret Paris CEO Eléonore Baudry is the guest this week on the LuxurynsightXFashionNetwork.com podcast. The executive discusses in this French-language episode the plans to reinvigorate the accessible luxury label.
The showrooms that took place on the sidelines of the recent Paris Fashion Week introduced a new generation of designers to buyers and the press. FashionNetwork.com takes a look at some of the stand-out brands.
British shoppers grew more cautious about their spending in the three months to September despite rising wages, official figures showed on Thursday, raising concerns about the economy in the run-up to Brexit.
Mark Howard Thomas has quit Helmut Lang, barely two years after being appointed creative director of menswear of the fashion house. He will be headed to Lacoste as its new director of men's fashion show.
UK high street and travel retail newsagent WH Smith has delivered a surprise with news that it’s buying US travel retail specialist Marshall Retail for $400m/£312m, radically expanding its travel retail chain.
One year after launching Hill City, Gap has opened the men's activewear brand’s first physical store in San Francisco, a 12-month pop-up aiming to test the waters as the digital-first label looks into physical retail.