The owner of Sandro and Maje has reported a 24% spike in its sales for Q1 with the rise driven by strong like-for-likes and good local demand in the Americas and EMEA, as well as the firm offering fewer markdowns.
The Outnet has officially launched menswear onto the luxury past-season webstore after a soft launch late last year, with a dedicated menswear homepage, menswear navigation dropdown, plus editorial and styling advice.
Premium fashion giant SMCP has faced numerous challenges in the past year but 2021 saw sales once again exceeding €1bn and in Q4 they were “at par” with pre-pandemic levels as they gradually improved during the year.
SMCP has announced a link-up with French start-up Fairly Made, making it “one of the first accessible luxury brands to offer its customers detailed and transparent information on the traceability of its products”.
The German group has announced the collective dismissal of 21 employees at its leather goods factory in Scandicci, Tuscany. Unions claim the factory's activity will be delocalised, and called for industrial action.
Global eyewear specialist Mondottica International Group has announced a “comprehensive” company rebrand with a new monochrome logo, “a striking eye avatar and a new impactful house style using sans serif Gotham font”.