The number of UK jobs and stores lost in pandemic-hit retail continues to rise. Since non-essential stores were first forced to close a year ago, almost 190,000 jobs have gone and 15,153 stores have closed, figures show.
According to a study from data analysis specialist Retviews, the label's success is down to its focus on its assortment, which brings together exclusivity and inclusivity, and its reactiveness to trends.
The label has confirmed Micaela Le Divelec Lemmi and Michele Norsa in their roles as CEO and executive vice-president, while Ferruccio Ferragamo has relinquished the non-executive president role to his brother Leonardo.
The invitation for Mugler Spring/ Summer 2021 Part 02 featured an athletic lass (or was it a guy?) in leotard and striped tights, crouched at a starting block, head covered in a high-tech warrior helmet.
Luxury leathergoods brand Smythson's accounts show the year to March 29 2020 was a difficult one for the firm. But a sale and licence-back deal since then has offered stability and a digital focus is yielding rewards.
Jean-Marc Bellaiche took charge of French retail group Le Printemps in September 2020. In this interview, he explains how he is dealing with store closures and the Covid-19 crisis, while working to transform the group.
The Dallas, Texas- based department store retailer announced on Tuesday that it has completed a refinancing round of $1.1 billion, confirming earlier reports concerning its efforts to repay its borrowings.