U.S. retail sales surged in October as Americans eagerly started their holiday shopping early to avoid empty shelves amid shortages due to the pandemic, giving the economy a lift at the start of the fourth quarter.
The leading label of Italian fashion group Aeffe has signed a letter of intent with its Chinese partner, Scienward Fashion and Luxury, and will take direct control of its Chinese monobrand stores from June 2022.
Just a week after M&S announced a strong set of financial results, the retail giant has unveiled a new brand link-up that suggests it’s moving even faster towards becoming a full physical and digital department store.
Balenciaga unveiled its much-anticipated 'Hacker Project' on Monday morning in scores of international locations, with a series of pop-ups and pop-ins to debut the linkup with its fellow Kering brand Gucci.
Since the Rolling Stones store opened on London’s Carnaby Street store 14 months ago, it’s been busy developing collaborations to maintain links to a younger audience. But this latest one is certainly its biggest yet.
Prestige beauty was battered badly by the pandemic but the segment is on the comeback trail as shoppers return to physical stores and the renewal of social life/office working means more demand for key categories.