Fashion brands need to put their foot down and take action to prevent “a race to the bottom” in terms of discounts that threaten whole fashion retail eco-system, Farfetch CEO José Neves told FashionNetwork.com.
Asians catching up on the West’s obsession with health and wellness is a trend that has created attractive investment opportunities, Ravi Thakran, a regional LVMH boss, told a luxury conference on Tuesday.
Amazon.com Inc confirmed on Tuesday it would invest $5 billion and create 50,000 new jobs in the two new headquarters in NYC and Northern Virginia, ending a frenzied year-long bidding war among U.S. cities.
Ruyi Fashion Holding Group, the Chinese textile manufacturing group that controls France’s Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot (SMCP), is still in the market for acquisitions, its chairman said on Monday.
Proenza Schouler has bought control of its own house from Castanea Partners, in the latest change of ownership of the avant-garde New York fashion house; while both the current CEO and CFO are departing immediately.
Luxury goods stocks have been hammered in recent weeks by concerns about weakening demand in China and a looming trade war with the US. But the real picture is much more mixed, the chairman of Alibaba said on Monday.
Alibaba Group cashed a record 213.5 billion yuan ($30.7 billion or £23.8 billion) in sales on Sunday during its 24-hour online retail frenzy Singles’ Day, but the event’s annual growth dropped to its slowest-ever rate.