August Getty, one of the few couturiers who hails from Los Angeles, is on a mission: to bring glamour back to Paris. His house, August Getty Atelier, stages its French couture debut in January at the Ritz Hotel.
Virgil Abloh has been named as the designer of 2018 by Ebay’s Shopping Report, which also highlights trends ranging from logos and faux fur to denim boots and pretty much anything connected to a certain royal wedding.
The Colorado-based footwear company announced continued progress in sales and profits on Thursday, as the brand managed to achieve solid growth in the third quarter despite sales losses related to a reduced store count.
Superdry may be under pressure at the moment from its unhappy co-founder, and it may have had a tough time in the summer, but its trading update on Thursday painted a picture of a company in reasonably good health.
Primark's full-year results showed it bucking the market trend but not immune to it. Its sales and profits rose but like-for-like sales fell. However, the UK, Europe and US all proved strong in the circumstances.
Sports giant Asics really does have a challenge on its hands. The company has reported bleak nine-month figures and has also downgraded its full-year profit expectations as net sales fell 4.7% to ¥295.68 billion.
Bata India witnessed a 30 percent surge in its net profit to Rs 56 crore (approx $7.7 million) for the second quarter, in comparison to Rs 43 crore it had posted in the corresponding quarter a year ago.