KappAhl’s specialist babywear chain Newbie is to open its first UK stores outside of London just ahead of the autumn season and will generate buzz ahead before that as it sets out on a “national summer tour by bus”.
It’s fashion retailer New Look’s 50th anniversary year and while it isn’t quite where it would have wanted to be as it hits its half-century, it does seem to be getting back on track after a very bruising few years.
At a hearing on Monday, the administrators looking after New Look France, which filed for receivership in March, asked the Paris trade court to liquidate the company swiftly, in the absence of credible buyers.
Triumph Motorcycles, the heritage British bike brand, is to launch a brand new menswear apparel range at trade show Selvedge Run in Berlin next month with the aim of selling it via indies in the UK, Europe and the US.
The head of product quality and supply base at fashion retailer Missguided has defended the retailer and the fast-fashion sector following criticism of its eco impact and a furore over a bikini it sold for just £1.
FullBeauty Brands Inc., a retailer dedicated to plus-sized women and men, has named former Levi Strauss & Co. CFO Jim Fogarty as chief executive officer, and added him to the company’s board of directors.