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Business

Shoe Zone trading update shows growing strength

Shoe Zone trading update shows growing strength

​Budget footwear retailer Shoe Zone issued what must be one of the shortest trading updates ever on Wednesday with just a few lines that nonetheless contained good news.
Fashion
Business
H&M has strong first half but June sales will fall

H&M has strong first half but June sales will fall

​H&M’s first half and Q2 were all about its ongoing recovery as the retail giant benefited from “increased full-price sales and lower markdowns”. But there remain challenges and comparison periods are getting tougher.
Fashion
Business

Mulberry strong despite global volatility, says it wants to reopen in Paris

Mulberry was upbeat Wednesday as its reported annual results, with a slew of strong figures and a determination to eventually reopen in Paris. But it has predicted slower growth ahead due to the volatile global backdrop.
Fashion
Business

De Beers, Botswana extend Debswana diamond sales agreement to June 2023

The Botswana government and De Beers Group have extended their agreement for the sale of rough diamond production from its joint venture Debswana by an year to June 2023, the diamond miner said on Wednesday.
Luxury
Industry

Trade shows

Première Vision Paris show ready for July edition

Première Vision Paris show ready for July edition

The Parisian trade show will host 1,200 exhibitors at its first edition dedicated to the Fall/Winter collections to be held in July rather than September, scheduled on July 5-7 at the Villepinte exhibition centre.
Fashion
Trade shows
Tranoï show focuses on menswear creativity

Tranoï show focuses on menswear creativity

While Paris hosted the men’s fashion week, the Tranoï show was held on June 23-26 at the Palais de Tokyo in the city, with some 40 established and emerging labels showcasing their menswear collections.
Fashion
Trade shows

Hyve Group update shows faster-than-expected tradeshows recovery

Hyve Group, the organiser of Pure London, Moda and many other tradeshows, has issued a business update and said that the pace of in-person event recovery is “considerably ahead of anticipated levels”.
Fashion
Trade shows

350 brands to present their Spring/Summer 2023 collections at Playtime Paris

The summer edition of children's fashion trade show, Playtime Paris, will return from July 2 to 4 at the Parc Floral de Paris, where 350 brands will be presenting their collections.
Fashion
Trade shows