Be warned. Brands are putting customer loyalty at risk due to a disconnect between their physical and e-commerce experiences, new research claims, with Gen Z consumers now expecting in-store 'experientialism'.
Tapestry Inc returned to quarterly sales growth and forecast full-year numbers above analysts’ estimates as the Coach handbag maker benefits from a strong rebound in demand for luxury goods in North America and China.
Burberry has opened the first of a series of global pop-ups to celebrate its signature Olympia bag, with the debut space being in Harrods, London until May 30. It comes with an AR experience and limited editions.
Browns relaunched its incubator Browns Focus brand on Thursday with a series of unique collections by emerging talent being marked with an installation in the Focus area at Browns Brook Street and Browns East.
E-tail giant Zalando swung to a profit in Q1 and is expecting general merchandise value growth of up to 36% this financial year after a stellar start to 2021 in which GMV grew as much as 55.6% to €3.2 billion.
Vetements has increased its number of trademark applications for using ‘VTMNTS’. The information, released by The Fashion Law, reignited debates on the evolution of the ‘street couture’ brand, which is seeking a renewal.
Bethany Williams is a star in the making. She’s the winner of the 2021 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund, meaning Williams wins a £200,000 cash prize and bespoke mentoring to take her fledgling business to the next level.
Debenhams will exit the UK high street for good on May 15 as the administrators close its remaining stores. The closures will end more than 200 years in which the company has been a major name in UK retail.
Cult menswear label L’Estrange has opened a permanent store in London’s Seven Dials at number 19 Earlham Street. The opening follows a stint in nearby Neal Street, in a pop-up that opened in November 2019.