How’s this for an end-of-year trading statement, given the 12 months retail’s had? Watches of Switzerland Group enjoyed “robust” UK trading together with an “outstanding” US performance for both Q4 and the full year.
Creative director at Missoni since 1997, Angela Missoni is stepping down from the role, but will stay on at the company as president, while her right-hand man, Alberto Caliri, takes over as interim creative director.
The French online platform dedicated to second-hand fashion and luxury, Vestiaire Collective, has announced its new appointment of Vanessa Masliah as vice president in charge of marketing and branding.
Models and freelancers in the creative industries can breath a sigh of relief. A new ‘stop-the-clock’ mechanism on the T5 (Temporary Worker) Creative visa has been introduced to ease related Immigration Rules.
Coats Group is back on its game. The UK-based industrial thread manufacturer on Wednesday reported a return to organic growth following a strong operational performance in the three months to 30 April.
Mind the gap. Women in managerial and directorial roles in the UK retail sector are paid 21.1% less than their male counterparts, according to a new study. And among all employees, the gender pay gap stands at 15.5%.
The devastation that has been seen in the UK retail industry over the past 14 months has been made clear by a new study that shows small retail businesses accessed government loans more than businesses in other sectors.
Mulberry is preparing for a series of contemporary designer collaborations as it celebrates its 50th year. It said reaching its half century means a series of “joyful” link-ups with a trio of “visionary designers”.
Moncler has taken the next step in its integration of the Stone Island operation into the company. It said the board of Moncler and its SPW subsidiary has approved the “partial demerger plan in favour of Moncler’.