The New York-based lifestyle group announced the resignation of the Italian designer from its Stuart Weitzman footwear brand on Monday, citing unspecified workplace misconduct as the reason for the departure.
Brooks Running Company has already signed on to work with Superfeet Worldwide Inc.'s new US-based factory, Flowbuilt Manufacturing, whose capacities speed up the design-to-market process for in-line and custom sneakers.
M&S has added experienced non-exec directors to its board as it prepares to deliver its latest results, with more store closures expected and potential demotion from the FTSE100 if its share price falls further.
The Paris Court of Appeal has acknowledged the exclusive rights of designer Christian Louboutin for red shoe soles in a dispute pitting the label against Kesslord, a brand offering models with similar features for sale.
As participant, Primark will embrace the three key principles of the initiative: business models that keep clothes in use; materials that are renewable and safe; and solutions that turn used clothes into new clothes.