The UK's ONS has issued its official December retail sales figures and they're fairly bleak. Clothing stores and department stores reported falls of 8% and 6.3%, and were also below levels in February 2020.
Boux Avenue has just unveiled its Valentine’s Day campaign. It comes at a crucial time for the lingerie sector that saw the key Valentine’s Day sales season disrupted this time last year by a UK Covid lockdown.
With outlet centres continuing to be one of the most buoyant retail destination types, it’s interesting that Sweden’s TORG International has forged an alliance with leading UK outlet developer Rioja Estates.
Shortly after Adidas and Prada launched their first clothing collab, the two brands have taken their relationship further with the Adidas for Prada re-source NFT project in a link with digital artist Zach Lieberman.
Scandi fashion, which has been all the rage this past decade, finally made it onto a Paris runway Thursday lunchtime, doing so with a power puffer, super-hero show by Rains. Elsewhere, we review Rick Owens and Uniforme.
German sportswear maker Puma reported stronger-than-expected preliminary quarterly sales and core profit on Thursday, as strong global demand helped offset the effects of the pandemic and supply chain constraints.