Foot Locker has made a strategic investment of $15 million in Series A funding in luxury women's active marketplace Carbon38. Brands sold on the site include Alo Yoga, Adidas by Stella McCartney, and Beyoncé's Ivy Park.
Stradivarius will add to its international portfolio with the opening of a new store in London this spring. The new store will open at Westfield White City, joining other Inditex brands including Bershka and Zara.
Nike Inc's shares surged to a two-year high on Friday after two Wall Street brokerages said the footwear maker's profitability would soon reap the benefits of its recent move to sell directly to consumers.
Highsnobiety, founded in Berlin by David Fischer, said on Friday it had secured $8.5 million in funding, becoming the latest lifestyle startup to win backing from investors led by Frederic Court’s Felix Capital.
On 21 and 22 January the bi-annual fashion trade show Modefabriek will take place at Amsterdam Rai. The event will bring together 600 brands and host talks, fashions shows and other events for fashion professionals.
On 11 January, Dutch department store chain de Bijenkorf announced that it is closing its Woerden-based distribution center. De Bijenkorf plans to merge and outsource all distribution activities to a new partner in 2019.