Swedish furniture giant Ikea said on Tuesday it will open its first store in the heart of Paris on May 6 as part of its global strategy to launch smaller city centre outlets to meet changing shopping habits.
Foot Locker, Inc. has made a $2 million investment in Pensole Inc., allowing the footwear company and its vendor partners to foster new talent and gain early access to collaborative design and new manufacturing talent.
Vans is celebrating the tenth anniversary of its ‘Vans Custom Culture' high school design competition which offers public and private high school art students the chance to to showcase their creative abilities.
H&M Group is reinforcing its efforts to focus on wood as a way to create sustainable textile fibres, working with Stora Enso, involved in its ongoing venture with the Inter IKEA group and the innovator Lars Stigsson.
The New School announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Dr Rachel Schreiber as the executive dean of Parsons School of Design, a role in which she will succeed Joel Towers, who will be stepping down in June 2019.
Ikea Group said on Thursday it is expanding into New Zealand - even as it faces stiff competition worldwide from online outlets and traditional department stores that are branching out into home furnishing.