Outlet malls are continuing to show their resilience across Europe as consumers flock to them and they attract top quality tenants. And London Designer Outlet has announced that Puma will open a 2,365 sq ft store there.
It’s difficult to think of a harder working designer in fashion than Kim Jones, creative director of Christian Dior’s men’s division; globetrotter; uber-collaborationist and, most recently, magazine editor.
UK shoe chain Dune said this week that it's driven a £4.4 million rise in incremental revenue over the last few years by overhauling its marketing and moving to personalised ads based on data analysis and insights.
Philip Day, the owner of Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group, has withdrawn from the race to buy collapsed fashion label LK Bennett. He had made a last-minute offer for the upmarket clothing brand hours before the deadline.
Major retail landlord Landsec announced a raft of new signings from 17 brands covering 63,000 sq ft across its retail portfolio. Brands who have signed for space include Polo Ralph Lauren, H&M, Diesel, and Armani.
The bidders for failed footwear and fashion chain LK Bennett are believed to include shoe retailer Dune. Offers have been lodged this week and a preferred buyer for the company should be chosen within the next few days
Dune Group’s footwear brand Head Over Heels has undergone a complete rebrand and modernisation to position itself as a leading destination for young shoe lovers, and has launched as a standalone brand.