Three organizers for a trade show and one constant: the last session of CHIC, which was held 26-29 March in Beijing, China, succeeded in making fashion professionals smile. The 100,000 m² exposition space has never attracted so many visitors.
Special prices, reductions: Zara and the majority of other large Spanish clothing chains have started a ferocious price war in an attempt to redress falling sales figures in the current economic stagnation.
Luigi Murenu is getting ready to take on the role of artistic adviser for the haircare specialists John Frieda. The objective of the arrival of the celebrated Sardinian stylist is aimed at intensifying the global development of the brand.
A sensation on the other side of the Atlantic and with undoubted international success; the Florentine tradeshow Pitti W_Woman Precollection is proudly presenting Proenza Schouler as its guest of honour.
From 2-5 April Milan will pay homage to perfume and host the first edition of the tradeshow for professionals “Esxence – The Scent of Excellence”. 85 brands will be present, including the biggest names in the business.
Originally planned for 1-3 July, Pitti Filati will take place between 7 and 9 July at the Fortezza da Bossa in Florence, a result of the connection between the exhibition and Prado Trade, who are launching the new trade show Prima Moda Tessuto on these dates.
Polish retailer Vistula won a two-month reprieve from its bankers to continue talks about the repayment of 287 million zlotys ($81.4 million) of debt took on for a hostile takeover of jeweller W. Kruk, it said on Tuesday March 31.
Barcelona is aiming to become one of the strong centres for world fashion. After the departure of ‘Bread & Butter’ to Berlin the Catalan capital is launching – as we reported on January 23 – a professional tradeshow for off-the-peg clothing: ‘The Brandery. Post Fashion Circus’.
As announced at the end of 2008, the lingerie tradeshow Bodylook will henceforth be an annual event. It will return 26-28 July in Düsseldorf with a new setup. Entirely redesigned, Bodylook has been planned around the idea that different areas will correspond to their part of fashion.