Ethical footwear brand Allbirds has invested $2 million into a material innovation firm, Natural Fiber Welding, and the result is what it claims to be the world’s most sustainable leather alternative for fashion.
It looks like the long rumoured private equity takeover of family-owned Birkenstock could actually be happening soon. L Catterton, the group with close links to LVMH, is said to be “nearing an agreement” to buy it.
The American brand founded by Ronnie Fieg is opening a store in the French capital. Spread over three floors, the 16,000-square-foot location not only offers the label's latest collections, but also a restaurant.
John Lewis’s buying director of fashion is set to stand down after many years at the firm. But it seems the move isn't linked to the retailer’s general restructuring. Christine Kasoulis will leave to focus on her MBA.
Fanny Moizant has informed the board of SMCP that she’s stepping down as a director. The move comes as she needs to be “fully focused on her other activities, in particular the development of Vestiaire Collective”
H&M is launching a new product concept called Innovation Stories with the first of a range of collections that will drop this year debuting March 18. Each drop will celebrate "forward-thinking sustainability processes”.
The Broomfield, Colorado-based footwear maker reported record annual revenues of $1.4 billion on Tuesday, with progress driven by booming digital sales and solid growth in the company’s Americas region.
One of the great retailing experts, Helen Lambert, talks with Godfrey Deeny about what's next in e-tailing and what's up with her latest project, online wholesale platform Style Pulse, in our latest podcast.