MILAN — Exports that increased margins and were more balanced around the world helped the Ermenegildo Zegna Group close 2012 with a 13 percent increase in profits. Further gains and more investments in its retail network are expected in 2013.
“We have been saving for a rainy day,” chief executive officer Gildo Zegna told WWD. “We generated good margins, because we have been very careful to avoid heavy discounting both at retail and wholesale — also in the U.S.”
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)