As Tranoï and the French Fashion Federation join forces, and Who’s Next and Mode & Objet confirm their dates, French trade shows are preparing their return, after cancelling several editions due to the pandemic.
The resurgence of Covid-19 in Europe is increasing the uncertainty surrounding September fashion events. Trade show and fashion week organisers are trying to cope, amidst postponements, cancellations and online options.
Chinese retailer Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s sales for its 24-hour Singles’ Day shopping blitz hit a record $38.4 billion, more than U.S. rival Amazon.com Inc’s haul last quarter from online store sales.
Online e-commerce fashion platform Myntra has claimed that the 8th edition of its flagship sale event End of Reason Sale (EORS) was its biggest ever till date with a growth of 47 percent over last year.
Shares of sporting goods retailers were pummelled in early trading on Friday as dismal quarterly results from Hibbett and Foot Locker heightened concerns about a supply glut intensifying price wars in the industry.
Traffic was moderate but the mood ebullient at Pure London, the fashion trade show which this season focused on interplanetary travel, exotic ethnic designs and techy sportswear. The three-day show ended Monday night.