Online sales accounted for nearly a fifth of total retail turnover last year as lockdowns to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic fuelled a boom in e-commerce, a United Nations study released on Monday showed.
With European populations slowly but surely being vaccinated, designers on the Continent are suddenly expressing a new optimism. Few more so than Demna Gvasalia of Balenciaga in Balenciaga's winter 2021 pre-collection.
Eyewear giant Marcolin is making a key strategic leadership change in the UK and the Nordics. Stephan Hinkerode, its current General Manager of Marcolin Deutschland, will take on the role of Head of UK, Nordics & DACH.
EssilorLuxottica is targeting a recovery in its business this year to levels seen before the COVID-19 crisis after the Oakley and Ray-Ban maker's fourth-quarter revenue showed further signs of improvement.
Eyewear giant Safilo has reported Q4 and full-year results and in the light of the pandemic, the figures look good. It managed a Q4 sales rise and adjusted EBITDA also rose, even though the full year was loss-making.