The Spring Statement on Wednesday proved a mixed bag for many. Chancellor Rishi Sunak cut fuel duty, lifted the level at which people start paying national insurance and promised a 1p cut in income tax within two years.
The unrelenting rise of the sport-meets-daywear market — something that was only exacerbated by the pandemic rather than being damaged by it — is set to continue with a 25% increase predicted as soon as 2025.
UK inflation is continuing to head upwards and the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics on Wednesday showed the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) up by 6.2% in the 12 months to February 2022.
Looking to a different period in New York, more aptly the Jazz Age when skyscrapers took over the skyline, Ralph Lauren swept his audience away to a bygone era of elegance in the Big Apple for his Fall 2022 collection.
The gold and jewellery show organised by IEG hosted over 1,000 exhibitors (with some 140 at T. Gold), and 300 buyers, 53% of them from 127 countries outside Italy, chiefly from Spain, Germany, the USA, Greece and France.
How good were marketing tactics for fashion, jewellery and luxury online retailers in February? Well, they generated a 32% total sales uplift, according to the Monthly Real Time Marketing, based on 350 global companies.
Fashion giant Hugo Boss and Movado Group have renewed their license agreement through to the end of 2026. The deal includes Boss watches and jewellery for men and women as well as Hugo watches for men and women.