Ted Baker is boosting its licensed business further and has entered a global deal with Timex “to underpin its own global plans with a unique offering in watches that complements its apparel and accessory collections.”
Pentland Group may be expanding its footwear ops in deals with brands such as Karen Millen and Lacoste, but it’s losing its Ted Baker license as that company buys its UK and US footwear ops and takes them in-house.
Development at the outlet mall due to open at The O2 in London this October is proceeding with the companies behind it announcing the first names to have signed up. They include Calvin Klein, Kurt Geiger and Levi's.
Premium UK fashion brand Ted Baker has signed an exclusive new licensing agreement with Israeli’s Delta Galil Industries, the multi category manufacturer that is particularly strong in the intimates and denim sectors.
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.
Trading statements and results announcement are being closely watched at present as some global markets prove to be tough for fashion chains. So H&M was in the spotlight on Friday as it reported Q2 sales up 2%.
Is the omnichannel power player Ted Baker still on a good growth curve? Well, it’s still growing, but revenue in its latest period was up only 4.2%. Tough times were to blame, but e-tail and wholesale were buoyant.