The Swiss group announced on Tuesday the finalisation of its acquisition of the entirety of The Kooples Group. It has named Romain Guinier to the head of the French group, as revealed by FashionNetwork.com.
Following the French competition authority's approval of the group's acquisition of The Kooples, Thierry Guibert of Maus Frères, owner of Lacoste, Gant and Aigle, has confided the brand to Aigle's CEO.
Online search and merchandising specialist Attraqt has announced it reached a conditional agreement with a view to buying French company Early Birds, specialised in omni-channel customer experience personalisation.
Premium Paris-based womenswear brand Ba&sh will open a store in the Carnaby area. The new location will be at 20 Beak Street, at the bottom end of Carnaby Street and not far from upscale Regent Street.
French label The Kooples, currently in negotiations for a possible take-over by Swiss group Maus Frères, has unveiled a new collaboration with Puma, featuring sneakers and, for the first time, sportswear.
London-based outlet malls giant McArthurGlen is to open its first luxury designer outlet to the west of Paris in 2021. The Designer Outlet Normandie will be its fourth centre in France after an investment of €150m+.
UK retailers are making the most of the opportunities presented by social media, but some are doing better than others at this and a new ranking shows that Dr Martens is the top British vendor on Instagram.