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Business

Ted Baker results improve and year starts well, but still lots of work to do

Ted Baker results improve and year starts well, but still lots of work to do

​Ted Baker’s full-year preliminary results and Q1 update on Thursday showed “good sales momentum, improving gross margin and operating cost leverage” at the up-for-sale fashion retailer.
Fashion
Business
Fraser's sells US-based Bobs and Eastern Mountain Sports

Fraser's sells US-based Bobs and Eastern Mountain Sports

​Frasers Group said this week that it’s disposed of its US retail businesses, Bobs Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS), for a cash consideration of $70m to GoDigital Media Group (GDMG). 
Fashion
Retail

U.S. luxury retailers lean on affluent customers to avoid inflation pain

Upbeat profit forecasts from Nordstrom and Ralph Lauren underscore the edge high-end chains have over the wider U.S. retail industry in an inflationary environment, thanks to the deep pockets of their customer base.
Luxury
Business

Dick's Sporting Goods Q1 sales dip, earnings hit hard

Dick's Sporting Goods announced on Wednesday revenues for the first quarter fell by more than 7%, on the back of plunging comparable sales, as the company was hurt by "evolving macroeconomic conditions."
Fashion
Business

Trade shows

Moda and Pure London owner reports faster-than-expected recovery

Moda and Pure London owner reports faster-than-expected recovery

​Faster and better than expected. That’s the recovery story from events specialist Hyve Group in its 2022 interim update on Tuesday. The events firm also said future focus will be “on sectors, rather than geographies”.
Fashion
Trade shows
Denim Première Vision makes German debut in Berlin

Denim Première Vision makes German debut in Berlin

With a delay of almost one-and-a-half years, Denim Première Vision launched its first Berlin edition on May 17 at the Arena Berlin, generating great dynamism among the 80 exhibitors present.
Fashion
Trade shows

Pure London announces theme, unveils speakers

The latest edition of UK trade fashion show Pure London will be all about ‘Empowering Change’ as the event returns to the post-pandemic schedule across 17-19 July at Olympia London.
Fashion
Trade shows

Pitti Uomo heralds “exciting” come-back June edition over 4 days

Ann Demeulemeester, Grace Wales Bonner and Soulland are the special guests of the Florence show's 102nd edition, which will return to its usual format on June 14-17. Over 650 exhibitors and 15,000 visitors are expected.
Fashion
Trade shows