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Birkenstock 'to be sold' to L Catterton for €4bn - report

Birkenstock 'to be sold' to L Catterton for €4bn - report

​It looks like the long rumoured private equity takeover of family-owned Birkenstock could actually be happening soon. L Catterton, the group with close links to LVMH, is said to be “nearing an agreement” to buy it.
Fashion
Business
Latest lockdowns make £1.1bn dent in Primark sales

Latest lockdowns make £1.1bn dent in Primark sales

Primark will have lost around £1.1 billion worth of sales due to lockdowns and other restrictions in the 27 weeks up to the end of this month, the value retailer said on Thursday.
Fashion
Retail

Revolve earnings soar in fourth quarter

The Los Angeles-based online fashion retailer reported Q4 net income of $19.0 million on Wednesday, representing a year-over-year increase of 126% compared to $8.4 million in the prior-year period.
Fashion
Business

L Brands tops earnings expectations; revenues fall short on Victoria’s Secret weakness

The Victoria’s Secret parent company reported fourth-quarter income of $860.3 million, or $3.03 per share, on Wednesday, beating analysts’ estimates of $2.91 per share.
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Business

Trade shows

Shanghai textile trade shows postponed

Shanghai textile trade shows postponed

Intertextile, Yarn Expo, Chic and PH Value, scheduled in Shanghai on March 10-12, have been postponed. FashionNetwork.com has learned the possible new dates are March 17-19, if the authorities give the green light.
Fashion
Trade shows
WSN will not stage trade shows in Paris in March, only a Première Classe showroom

WSN will not stage trade shows in Paris in March, only a Première Classe showroom

Health protection measures are once again preventing Paris’s trade shows from being held regularly. WSN’s joint event scheduled in early March has been cancelled, and only a reduced Première Classe show will be staged.
Fashion
Trade shows

Première Vision show announces online conference programme

Paris’s Première Vision show will not be staged physically, but on February 15-19 it will hold a digital event featuring a revamped e-marketplace and several online debates with industry professionals and specialists.
Fashion
Trade shows

Pure and Moda owner Hyve ticks over in Q1, helped by digital events and insurance payouts

Pure London organiser Hyve Group has described near-term operating conditions for physical events as “fluid”, with Covid-19-related disruption continuing to hit its domestic and European schedule.
Fashion
Trade shows