But with so many different sectors now making up the Pure event, hasn't this been difficult to straddle? 'It could have been but I think because we have approached it with distinct sections – womens, footwear, accessories, apparel – the route is fairly straightforward and directional,' he...

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...

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...

Middleton's also drawing fashion applaud for her eye for a young chic designer. At a close friends wedding recently she pulled out all the stops in a long-lined black velvet coat dress by British label, Libelula. Within hours of released pictures, the company had sold out, set up a waiting...

Fash 2012 Creative platform Nineteen 74 is looking for Europe's most talented fashion design students from their second year. Fash 2012 is one of the most respected European fashion awards among fashion design students due to its professional direction. An international jury will select a...

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...

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...

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...

"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...

 

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