The last year has been a bruising one for many and Burberry’s results for FY21 have illustrated that perfectly, But they also show how it has learned to navigate the pandemic and is bouncing back strongly.
The Vancouver-based fashion retailer reported an 81.1% rise in its e-commerce sales in Q4, progress which helped limit the decline in the company’s total revenues to 2.9%, despite Covid-19-related store closures.
Wolford released its delayed results for its shorter fiscal year late on Wednesday and while it swung to a profit, the upscale hosiery and bodywear firm also talked of “significant business losses” due to the pandemic.
Registrations have opened for ITS 2021, a competition dedicated to young design, based in Trieste. Scheduled for October, the contest will feature a new digital prize this year. Registrations close on June 24.
Estée Lauder Companies announced on Tuesday the appointment of Meridith Webster who will join the company in the newly-created role of executive vice president, global communications and public affairs.
The Italian label has convened an AGM to renew its board of directors, which is set to co-opt the son of CEOs Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli, whose respective remuneration package was also disclosed.
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