Europe's biggest online fashion retailer Zalando is opening its first bricks and mortar beauty store in Berlin this week, seeking to buff up its credentials in the market for cosmetics, skin care and fragrance products.
Inditex sales may have risen only 2% in Q1 but it was still a record quarter and without currency exchange effects it would have powered ahead by 7% as both online and stores expansion again proved a winning formula.
Kering's luxury labels may have boosted supply chain transparency but many luxury firms are falling short, Fashion Revolution claims. And the most transparent fashion labels of all? Sports giants Adidas and Reebok.
Inditex had another good year in 2017, despite exchange rates denting its margin slightly. But its omnichannel focus drove it to higher sales and profits, and its new COO has been tasked with maintaining that momentum
Westfield London’s much-talked-about extension will open in three phases starting in the spring with phase two not due until this summer and the entire £600 million extension to be open by the autumn.