Times may still be tough for Laura Ashley but its fashion business powered ahead in H1 with double-digit growth and the spring collection looks like it could deliver more of the same, it said Wednesday.
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. is planning to expand its American Eagle and Aerie brands throughout Europe, signing a multi-year license agreement with AEO EU, a partnership of European brand builders led by Sunil Shah.
After slowing down in the last three years, the Italian label owned by Kering is relying on new creative director Daniel Lee, whose first show is scheduled on February 22 in Milan, to return to growth.
Karl Lagerfeld's righthand woman and longtime collaborator Virginie Viard has been tasked with heading the design of Chanel's collections following the death of the star couturier, who passed away on Feb. 19.
Joor, a New York-based wholesale platform and data exchange that connects brands with retailers, has announced the closing of a $16 million Series C funding round set to catapult the platform into the Asia market.