The investment into the event though has clearly worked, 'it took 5 years to break even,' from its actual beginnings in 1996, as it has today become a full blown fashion day out for the 15,000 odd visitors and 900 exhibitors expected next month, from a comparatively tiny 350 footfall count in...

German fashion house Hugo Boss followed luxury peers LVMH and Burberry with a jump in sales and profits for the start of 2011 as Asian demand for European luxury labels continues unabated. Luxottica also posted strong profits on Thursday. Hugo Boss forecast 2011 sales up at least 12 percent...

Optimism over the Greek situation has increased over the last few days, despite the two-day general strike to protest budget cuts, pay cuts and tax reforms, reported varied European media. Big mover of the session was athletic shoes and apparel maker Nike, which was rising 5% to $85.37 early...

Carter's, the largest branded marketer in the US of infant apparel, reported Wednesday that it has acquired Toronto-based children's clothing and accessory company Bonnie Togs in a deal valued at up to $98 million, aimed to expand in international markets. "The acquisition of Bonnie Togs is...

This shows how lower fuel prices could bring some respite to apparel companies like Abercombie & Fitch, Urban Outfitters, American Eagle, GAP and Aeropostale, some of which, have lowered their Q2 targets due to declining sales and lower consumer confidence, reminded Trefis' analysts in their...

IN Sweden, second quarter results from fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) were a mixed canvas. Group sales, including value added tax (VAT), and increased by 12% year-on-year in local currencies, with like-for-like sales up 2%. Sales excluding VAT grew to SKr.27,632m from SKr.27,033m in...

The Italian fashion house Prada is due to price its IPO on Friday and make its trading debut on June 24. However, recent IPOs have struggled. Samsonite's fall comes even thought it priced its flotation at the lower end of a proposed range. Earlier this month Australian mining company...

Quoting Daily Mail, rumors spread around the market that US rival Abercrombie & Fitch is preparing a bid for SuperGroup, which owns fashion chain Superdry, and rose 21p to 839.73p on Thursday. Far away to the East, in Hong Kong Samsonite shares have tumbled on their debut at the Hong Hong...

"Merging magazine reading and shopping creates the ultimate playground for fashion lovers — an entirely shopable magazine," said Claudia Plant, Net-a-Porter's editorial director, who left Tatler ten years ago, becoming one of the first members of Natalie Massenet's team, pioneering this new...

Therefore, Gymboree, J Crew Group, and Timberland fall under the first category, whereas Sketchers, Crocs and Wolverine World Wide are too focused on footwear as to be considered together with other broader fashion and apparel companies. Last to abandon the FashionUnited Top100 Index will be...

 

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