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LK Bennett makes loss, but is upbeat for future

LK Bennett makes loss, but is upbeat for future

​LK Bennett has filed its latest results at Companies House and while they only cover the 12 months to February last year, they did include some information about how it has fared in the Covid-hit environment since then.
Fashion
Manolo Blahnik opens New York City flagship

Manolo Blahnik opens New York City flagship

Manolo Blahnik made its return to New York City this month with the opening of a flagship store on the Upper East Side’s Madison Avenue. 
Luxury
Hermès opens first Michigan store in Troy

Hermès opens first Michigan store in Troy

The Parisian luxury brand has opened its first location in Michigan, at the Somerset Collection mall, in the northern suburb of Metro Detroit, Troy, revealing a store design that channels the landscape of the Midwest.
Luxury
Stella McCartney heads to G7, at BFC Forum says eco is "the future of fashion"

Stella McCartney heads to G7, at BFC Forum says eco is "the future of fashion"

One of fashion’s biggest names has issued a warning to the fashion sector not to get too complacent about current green drives as there’s a lot more work to be done, with legislation also needed. 
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Riccardo Sciutto of Sergio Rossi says omni-channel strategy, Asia, Italian craftsmanship are key

Riccardo Sciutto of Sergio Rossi says omni-channel strategy, Asia, Italian craftsmanship are key

The CEO of Sergio Rossi is now a shareholder alongside Chinese group Fosun, which has recently acquired the Italian footwear label, and tells FashionNetwork.com how the operation unfolded, outlining his future plans.
Luxury
Selfridges owners reportedly mull sale with £4bn price tag

Selfridges owners reportedly mull sale with £4bn price tag

​Selfridges is reportedly up for sale — or at least its owners are exploring their options — after a mystery buyer approached the business with an offer, reports claimed on Friday.
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Fashion must be change influencer say speakers at BFC's Positive Fashion Forum

Fashion must be change influencer say speakers at BFC's Positive Fashion Forum

The fashion sector's trend-setting status can help influence change in other industries, but fashion companies also need to ensure that eco and ethical thinking are front of mind for their own commercial health.
Fashion
Chinese conglomerate Fosun Fashion Group acquires control of shoemaker Sergio Rossi

Chinese conglomerate Fosun Fashion Group acquires control of shoemaker Sergio Rossi

Fosun Fashion Group (FFG), the owner of Lanvin, has acquired Italian luxury shoemaker Sergio Rossi, in the latest acquisition by the rapidly growing Chinese group.
Luxury
VIA Outlets invests €17.5m in Sevilla Fashion Outlet extension

VIA Outlets invests €17.5m in Sevilla Fashion Outlet extension

​Fast-growing VIA Outlets is investing €17.5m in the Sevilla Fashion Outlet in Spain and will add an extra 2,680 sq m to the mall, creating space for 17 major brands to be added to the existing roster of 70+ stores.
Fashion
Burberry speeds up green goals, to be "climate positive" by 2040

Burberry speeds up green goals, to be "climate positive" by 2040

​Burberry said on Thursday that it would be “climate positive by 2040”, the new sustainability ambition making it the first luxury brand to aim for that target, it added
Luxury
Kikikickz: A kicky French concept expands

Kikikickz: A kicky French concept expands

Beneath the office space of Emily in Paris, the trend-setting series, one finds another new French concept; rare sneaker store Kikikickz, the brainchild of two entrepreneurs taking sneaker trading to new heights.
Fashion
Sequoia Capital invests in Canada's Ssense, values firm at C$5bn+

Sequoia Capital invests in Canada's Ssense, values firm at C$5bn+

​Canadian e-tailer and tech platform Ssense has received a major funding boost with investment firm Sequoia Capital taking a minority stake in a deal that values the business at more than C$5 billion.
Fashion
Young consumers use pandemic savings to invest in sneakers - StockX

Young consumers use pandemic savings to invest in sneakers - StockX

Young people having saved money during the pandemic lockdowns are helping to drive the sneaker resale market and are buying such products as investments, specialist reseller StockX said this week.
Fashion
Copenhagen Fashion Week announces SS22 line-up

Copenhagen Fashion Week announces SS22 line-up

Copenhagen Fashion Week’s return to a physical format for SS22 comes with a strong line-up of labels showing at the event from August 10-13. There will be 38 labels showing, including established names and new talent.
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Joseph opens at Icon Outlet at The O2

Joseph opens at Icon Outlet at The O2

​Icon Outlet at the O2 has added an aspirational luxe name to its line-up with the opening of Joseph at the mall in Greenwich, South London. It's the brand's only London outlet store.
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John Lobb unveils new store concept in Paris; highlighting By Request service

John Lobb unveils new store concept in Paris; highlighting By Request service

John Lobb has unveiled a new store concept in Paris that feels as much an art gallery or gentleman’s club as a traditional shoe shop; part of a global expansion that includes openings in California and the Middle East.
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