Eyewear specialist Inspecs reported results for last year on Friday with plunging revenues and a net loss, although the company highlighted its “positive momentum in 2020 creating a strong platform for growth in 2021”.
John Lewis has big plans to increase its fashion sales and is to add 100 new third-party fashion brands to its line-up over the next year as labels supply their products directly on johnlewis.com for the first time.
Naomi Osaka received support from several avenues on Tuesday after the world number two withdrew from the French Open in a row about media duties, saying she had been suffering from depression and anxiety.
Fashion and sport have long built successful partnerships and the trend (hopefully) continues with two new ones to report: SoccerBible with Farah plus Briston Watches with Formula 3 driver Bart Horsten.
Cult menswear label L’Estrange has opened a permanent store in London’s Seven Dials at number 19 Earlham Street. The opening follows a stint in nearby Neal Street, in a pop-up that opened in November 2019.
Perry Ellis International, Inc. has inked a license agreement with Itochu Corporation to expand the American group’s premium heritage brand Farah into Japan with Itochu, one of Japan’s greatest trading companies.
A war of words between LVMH and Tiffany escalated on Tuesday with the French group describing Tiffany’s prospects as “dismal” and the U.S. jeweller accusing LVMH of improperly trying to renegotiate a takeover deal.
London’s Seven Dials area has launched an initiative designed to help start-ups but also to boost the mix of appealing brands in the neighbourhood as it fights back in the battle to attract visitors post-lockdown.