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M&S calls reports of further HQ job cuts "inaccurate"
M&S has countered a report in The Sunday Times that more head office job cuts are being planned saying that reports of hundreds of job losses are “simply inaccurate”.
Dior in Mumbai: Midway to métier d'art with a Mumbai soul
With Bollywood stars and Indian aristocracy sitting front row, Dior staged its latest show before the famed Gateway of India, a collection that celebrated Mumbai’s great métier d’art – intensely unique embroidery.
H&M profit gets Q1 Sellpy boost, says womenswear, COS and Arket are strong
H&M’s Q1 results showed the company increasing operating profit, net profit and sales in the three months to the end of February. But challenges remain and many spring season sales have been delayed by cold weather.
Calvin Klein signs Jung Kook for denim and intimates
Calvin Klein has added Jung Kook to its ambassador roster. The South Korean singer, songwriter and member of BTS, is its new global brand ambassador for jeans and underwear.
PLBY Group names Marc Crossman COO and CFO
PLBY Group, Inc. announced on Wednesday the appointment of Marc Crossman to the dual role of chief operating officer and chief financial officer.
Intimissimi plots U.S. growth through retail expansion
The Italian lingerie brand talks to FashionNetwork.com about its plans to command the American intimates market.
Man City's Nathan Aké and Nike Underwear launch SS23 collection
Footballer Nathan Aké has joined the roster of sportsmen for the Nike Underwear SS23 campaign. The Manchester City and Netherlands star debuts with the new collection that has been curated for athletes.
Ex-Ted Baker CCO becomes Boux Avenue CMO
Ambitious high street lingerie brand Boux Avenue has appointed highly experienced digital/marketing expert Jason Beckley as its new chief marketing officer. He joins from fashion/lifestyle retailer Ted Baker.
French lingerie label Valège enters German market
The French lingerie label opened its first German store in Berlin in 2022, and is set to reach the 100-store milestone in 2023, thanks notably to a dozen new openings in France.
PLBY Group sales growth strong in 2022, earnings take hit
PLBY Group announced on Friday revenues for the full year 2022 grew 8% to $266.9 million, coinciding with net losses widening for the 12 months ending December 31.
Moschino announces that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director
The house of Moschino announced on Monday afternoon that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director of the Milan-based marque, after a decade long rein.
M&S is doubling down on brands strategy, sees £1bn potential
M&S is reportedly ready to dive even deeper into selling external fashion brands alongside its own label in a move that would take it even closer to a traditional department store model.
Backlash starts over John Lewis potentially changing staff ownership structure
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has moved fast with reassurances that any outside investor s brought in won’t mean the end of the firm’s employee ownership model as criticism of what’s not even a definite plan has begun.
Analysis: as John Lewis mulls ownership tweak, why is it lagging rival M&S?
Not so many years ago, John Lewis was unstoppable while M&S was in an endless turnaround phase. Today, the situation has reversed and John Lewis is even reportedly thinking of changing its prized ownership structure.
Ann Summers chief Jacqueline Gold dies after breast cancer battle
Jacqueline Gold, executive chair of lingerie and sex toy retailer Ann Summers, has died aged 62, after a seven-year battle with breast cancer.
John Lewis losses grow, launches bigger costs-savings drive
When a results release starts with a message to the staff talking about “another very tough year”, you know it’s not going to be good and so it was with John Lewis Partnership on Thursday.