UK high street and travel retail newsagent WH Smith has delivered a surprise with news that it’s buying US travel retail specialist Marshall Retail for $400m/£312m, radically expanding its travel retail chain.
Mark Howard Thomas has quit Helmut Lang, barely two years after being appointed creative director of menswear of the fashion house. He will be headed to Lacoste as its new director of men's fashion show.
As the cosmetics industry scrambles to appeal to younger consumers, a new study has found that both boomer and Gen-X women feel ignored by the current product offerings and marketing campaigns of most beauty brands.
A unique sister, gardener and woman of great elegance, Catherine Dior registered another achievement on Tuesday – inspiration for a sumptuous spring collection for the fashion house that her brother Christian founded.
Running 23 September to 1 October, the nine-day calendar announced for Paris Fashion Week on Friday promises new creative directors, big name brands and fresh talent, with highlights including Patou's relaunch by LVMH.