In an unexpected development, Boohoo-controlled fashion label PrettyLittleThing is to show during New York Fashion Week with a major event in the city. Founder Umar Kamani revealed the news on Instagram late on Tuesday.
The Australian arm of Karen Millen, the business that’s now owned by Boohoo, has been placed into administration. The move was widely expected and will mean the closure of all its stores and concessions there.
Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo chain continued its run of yo-yo-ing sales results at its domestic Japanese stores in August, but at least it was good news this time as the company turned in an impressive 9.9% sales rise.
Quiz has been having a tough time of late and in a trading update on Wednesday it said “the challenging trading conditions reported at the time of the group's announcement on 11 June have persisted over the summer.”
The men’s apparel retail group has announced that its Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank chains will be offering new customization options thanks to a multi-year licensing agreement with the National Football League.
New York Fashion Week officially kicks off this Friday with a reduced season and a new crop of young hopefuls; though the most watched debutant will be Tom Ford, in his inaugural season as the president of the CFDA.
European fashion brands who buy readymade garments from Bangladesh agreed on Tuesday to hand over responsibility for issues like worker safety to a new body called the Readymade Sustainability Council (RSC).
A few months after the departure of David Hadida, French show organiser Tranoï has appointed a new president, Boris Provost, formerly with Who's Next and Reed Exhibitions, an expert in fashion and B2B events.