The point at which brands, retailers and destinations equal or exceed key measures from before the pandemic is being closely watched and Wembley Park’s London Designer Outlet has just hit a key milestone on this front.
A slender rise in annual sales for fashion brand PrettyLittleThing was driven by positive performances in its core UK and US regions in the 12 months to 28 February, its latest accounts filed at Companies House show.
Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s right-hand-man for his all photography projects, has died at 74. He was ever present at shoots Karl did for Chanel, Fendi and his own eponymous label, and all his editorial projects.
Casualwear brand Replay has opened its latest store and laid out its plans for global expansion. The new location is its first store in New Zealand and it has its sights set on a further 10 locations worldwide in 2023.
PVH Corp. announced on Wednesday that revenues for the third quarter exceeded expectations, with the company clocking strong gains in North America for both Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, offsetting declines overseas.
Scaled down compared to pre-Covid editions but with broader international participation, the Mapic trade show is still a magnet for commercial real estate players, from retailers to property developers.
Pure London has named the keynote speakers for its February edition. The organisers said “retail industry legend” Ed Burstell and winner of All That Glitters, jewellery designer Piers Carpenter, will be the big names.