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Hackett SS23 campaign goes on safari with Jenson Button
High-end menswear label Hackett has launched its SS23 campaign fronted by brand ambassador Jenson Button. The British label and the British F1 driver have been pictured in a safari setting.
Wolverine appoints new chairman, adds to board
Wolverine World Wide Inc. announced that its chairman and retired CEO, Blake Krueger, will be retiring from the board on May 4. Tom Long has been appointed to serve as the new chairman.
Nike beats revenue estimates on strong demand for sneakers
Nike Inc beat analysts' estimates for third-quarter revenue on Tuesday, helped by strong demand for its sneakers such as Jordan Retro in North America and Europe.
Charity Super.Mkt to open at Oracle after Brent Cross success
No wonder Charity Super.Mkt is back with a new pop-up store. It had raised over £300,000 for UK charities at Brent Cross, London, last month (and reinvented charity shopping in the process, it says).
On continues to make progress as sales jump in 2022 and Q4
Fast-growing Swiss sports specialist On has reported its Q4 and full-year results and said 2022 was a strong one for the still-young business.
Vinted report claims big CO₂ savings for secondhand compared to buying new
Vinted — the peer-to-peer secondhand fashion marketplace — has released a new report backing up its sustainability claims and saying that it's "a better choice for the climate than buying new".
Nike sales to gain from Adidas-Kanye split, Jordan Retro demand
Nike is set report a rise in third-quarter revenue and grow its market share through 2023, helped by major rival Adidas' split with Kanye West that caused the German company to lose about $600 million in quarterly sales.
Moschino announces that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director
The house of Moschino announced on Monday afternoon that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director of the Milan-based marque, after a decade long rein.
Back to the 90s, Umbro/MTV launch rave range
Consumers old enough to remember the acid house/rave days — and those discovering it for the first time — might like UK sports brand Umbro’s latest move.
M&S is doubling down on brands strategy, sees £1bn potential
M&S is reportedly ready to dive even deeper into selling external fashion brands alongside its own label in a move that would take it even closer to a traditional department store model.
Backlash starts over John Lewis potentially changing staff ownership structure
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has moved fast with reassurances that any outside investor s brought in won’t mean the end of the firm’s employee ownership model as criticism of what’s not even a definite plan has begun.
Esprit issues profit warning, hit by a mixture of problems
Esprit Holdings has issued a profit warning for the 2022 financial year, announcing to the Hong Kong Stock exchange that it will make a loss for the year compared to the profit of a year earlier.
Net-A-Porter launches SS23 mood-enhancing campaign, details key trends
Luxury e-tailer Net-A-Porter has just unveiled its SS23 seasonal marketing campaign with a focus on “the new-season heroes" to "elevate your look and mood”, and a response to key search trends.
Nike to launch Sabrina Ionescu’s first signature shoe, apparel
Nike has introduced Sabrina Ionescu as its newest signature athlete after naming a special shoe—the Sabrina 1—after her as well as dedicating an apparel collection inspired by the basketball player.
Analysis: as John Lewis mulls ownership tweak, why is it lagging rival M&S?
Not so many years ago, John Lewis was unstoppable while M&S was in an endless turnaround phase. Today, the situation has reversed and John Lewis is even reportedly thinking of changing its prized ownership structure.
Mango enters rental with new pilot and investment in La Más Mona
Mango has become the latest big-name fashion retailer to invest in the clothing rental sector, specifically in start-up La Más Mona, a party dress and accessories rental platform.