Kering’s eyewear business has announced a partnership with Chloé. Kering Eyewear will design, produce, and distribute eyewear for Chloé (Richemont), taking over from its previous partner Marchon Group.
Kering, one of the largest luxury groups on the planet, has made financial commitment to fight racism, with contributions to the NAACP and to Campaign Zero – following eight days of protests in multiple American cities.
Protests turned violent in places including New York and Chicago following the death in Minneapolis of a black man, George Floyd, seen on video gasping for breath as a white police officer knelt on his neck.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has revealed the names of the first 37 designer brands to receive financial support from its Covid-19 crisis fund, that include Charles Jeffrey, Craig Green, Richard Quinn and Roksanda.
The famous British multibrand retailer is refraining from cancelling orders placed with the emerging labels it sells, and has set up the Family Affair project, paying young creatives to produce content for its website.
Animal rights organisation Peta has taken advantage of the downturn in the stock markets. Peta’s U.S. subsidiary has bought shares in around 20 businesses including Kering, Burberry, Ralph Lauren, and Guess.