The US beauty group has promoted Umair Ansari to the post of VP and managing director of its European travel retail division, adding Europe to the Middle East and Africa regions he has been overseeing since 2019.
After partnering with Animal Crossing in fall 2020, the Tommy Hilfiger brand is making another foray into the metaverse with a virtual clothing collection aimed at the avatars of users on the Roblox platform.
The St David’s mall in Cardiff continues to maintain its retail pulling power. Property giant Landsec, which is part of The St David’s Partnership, has announced the addition of Phase Eight, Hobbs, and Rituals stores.
Fashion technology company PlatformE has acquired artificial intelligence firm Catalyst AI. The deal will see Catalyst AI’s machine-learning tools for optimising fashion supply chains “bolstering PlatformE’s services".
The provisional line-up for London Fashion Week that runs from 18 to 22 February has been released with details of which labels will show physically and which will unveil their collections digitally at the hybrid event.
Inter Parfums Inc has entered into a 10-year exclusive global licensing agreement with Emanuel Ungaro for the creation, development and distribution of fragrances and fragrance-related products for the brand.
Whistles has joined its TFG stablemate Hobbs in filing its results for the year to the end of March and – like its sister brand – said its sales and profits have fallen, although not by quite as much as at Hobbs.
Hobbs has filed its results for the year to the end of March and it's no surprise that they contain bad news. The retailer is known for its smart clothing, which wasn't on consumers’ priority lists for much of the year.
Since the outbreak of Covid, Hyve Group hasn’t been alone in its quest to “emerge stronger” both in terms of attracting customers and its finances. So how’s that working out for the UK-based global events business?