“You need to give time some time,” explains Roland Herlory, the CEO of Vilebrequin, as he reveals a fresh artist collab with the brand, which he has quietly built into the market leader in luxury swimwear.
Celebrating its ten-year anniversary with a partnership with Irina Shayk, the brand is furthering its plans for an April launch in China while it pursues a robust distribution strategy in Europe and the US.
Yoox Net-A-Porter is continuing to dive deeper into resale and following the rollout of the option for its womenswear Net-A-Porter site, it's expanding it to its menswear offer, Mr Porter, and to The Outnet.
Mango is following in the footsteps of Nike, H&M and others and halting its ops in Russian, where it has 120 stores (65 of them franchises). But Inditex and Tendam haven't yet announced a halt to their activity.
Drest, the luxury shopping-meets-gameplay app, has a new CEO. Lisa Bridgett takes on the lead role as part of a “planned management team evolution” that will see founder Lucy Yeomans becoming co-chairman.
Yoox has announced the launch of its Yoox Marketplace in Europe, giving its customers "instant access to a wider product assortment including over 700 brands and 150,000 new items" across multiple categories.