Big mover of the session was athletic shoes and apparel maker Nike, which was rising 5% to $85.37 early on Tuesday as its fourth quarter profit increased 14% from the previous year, as higher North American sales helped to offset a rise in expenses. Both earnings per share and revenue were...

"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...

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...

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...

Nomura keeps its 'neutral' rating on luxury brand Burberry, as it thinks that strong momentum is already priced into the shares. The Japanese broker expects the trading update on 19 April to show a 36% increase in second half retail sales and a 4% rise in wholesale sales, "slower than the...

Dragged by the gloomy stats, Hugo Boss fell 1.29%, becoming the worst performer of the FashionUnited Top 100 Index on Thursday, as opposed to Puma AG, that achieved a place within the top 5 with a gain of 0.88%. Similar news presented the US International Council of Shopping Center's (ICSC)...

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...

The new flagship store of 4,000 square foot will stock Kate Spade's apparel, accessories, and lifestyle collections. The London store is situated on the corner of Symons Street and Pavilion Road, which is close to high-end retailers Tiffany, Links of London, Hugo Boss, and Cartier. The...

In Germany, Hugo Boss rose 1.6 percent after Credit Suisse initiated the stock with an "Outperform" rating and a price target of 79 euros. In contrast, Eurozone retail sales declined more than expected in May, and private sector activity declined last month, official data revealed. Big news...

+ 119% French Connection + 119% Abercrombie & Fitch + 118% Yoox + 106% Hugo Boss AG + 106% Tiffany & Co. Note: Index' newcomer Mulberry went up by 660% over the past 12 months. Newcomers As to mark its first anniversary, the international fashion index will farewell seven of its companies...

 

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