A pick-up in European sales proved the bright spot for Hugo Boss in the second quarter, as the German fashion house pursues a turnaround in its home market and updates its ranges to try to draw in younger shoppers.
Luxury handbag maker Hermes International expects first-half operating profits close to the record level reached last year, as Hermes posted solid second quarter sales that augured well for the rest of the luxury sector.
H&M remains the most popular fashion brand globally with Zara, Adidas, Asos and Nike also in the top five of brands consumers are searching for, while French luxury labels are performing strongly, new figures show.
Levi's is expanding its brick-and-mortar footprint. The San Francisco-based brand opened a new flagship in Toronto as well as a location at the Delhi International Airport in India that will remain open 24 hours a day.