On Tuesday December 8, global trend forecasting agency FashionSnoops is bringing together a number of fashion show top executives to try to find answers to the questions about the future of trade shows.
Playtime, the trade show dedicated to the world of children, has cancelled the winter editions due to be held in Paris, New York and Shanghai. Organiser Picaflor emphasised however that Playtime continues online.
As it seeks to exit bankruptcy, the Mahwah, New Jersey-based fashion retail group has announced plans to sell its Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey brands to an affiliate of Sycamore Partners.
Simon Property Group, the biggest U.S. mall operator, will cut its purchase price for an 80% stake of rival Taubman Centers by 18%, both companies said on Sunday, as the coronavirus upends the retail industry sector.
Premium online fashion platform Cudoni has secured £4.6 million backing from key international investors, claiming the amount is the largest ever raised for investment within a UK fashion resale business.
Zalando is the latest fashion e-tailer to broaden its luxury offer with the German company adding new high-end brands, such as Roksanda and Marchesa, and expanding its Victoria Beckham and Moschino assortment.
Frasers was hurt by lockdowns at the end of its latest financial year but said its results had been on target prior to this. And the company's elevation strategy is continuing with a new focus on web elevation too.