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Luxury brands that reject resale risk losing out, says study

Luxury brands that reject resale risk losing out, says study

According to a new report from McKinsey, exploring the rapidly growing resale market not only opens a new revenue stream for luxury labels but could also have a positive effect on brand loyalty and desirability.
Luxury
Industry
Maison Kitsuné sets up Kitsuné Ventures, backs emerging label Connor McKnight

Maison Kitsuné sets up Kitsuné Ventures, backs emerging label Connor McKnight

The Parisian label has set up a venture capital firm active in supporting young creatives, and has announced a first operation, the acquisition of a stake in emerging US label Connor McKnight.
Fashion
Business

Shaftesbury on speedy road to recovery as business bounce quickens in H2

​How’s this for a positive trading statement opening: “Confidence, footfall, trading recovering; rebound in occupier demand driving vacancy down towards pre-pandemic levels; valuation recovery in second half”.
Fashion
Business

Fashion data app Margin Guardian gets new six-figure funding

​A data insights specialist that helps fashion retailers make pricing strategy decisions has won a cash injection via the UK’s Northern Powerhouse Fund.
Fashion
Retail

Trade shows

German textile fair Performance Days gets cancelled

German textile fair Performance Days gets cancelled

The Performance Days fair, which was scheduled to take place during December 1-2, 2021 at the Messe Munchen exhibition centre in Munich, Germany has been cancelled.
Fashion
Trade shows
Who's Next teams up with Sportair for new space dedicated to outdoor equipment

Who's Next teams up with Sportair for new space dedicated to outdoor equipment

The fashion event that takes place at Paris' Porte de Versailles has partnered with trade fair operator Sportair to introduce sportswear and outdoor labels at its next edition, set to run January 21 through 24, 2022.
Fashion
Trade shows

Childrenswear show Pitti Bimbo back in physical format in January with 170 exhibitors

On January 11-13, the childrenswear show will be staged at the Fortezza da Basso venue in Florence, together with menswear counterpart Pitti Uomo, featuring some 170 exhibitors, of which 81 coming from outside Italy.
Fashion
Trade shows

Pitti Uomo show to feature 600 exhibitors in January

The organiser of benchmark menswear event Pitti Uomo has announced 200 additional exhibitors and a rich programme of events for the show’s 101st edition, scheduled in Florence on January 11-13 2022.
Fashion
Trade shows