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Capri Holdings Limited

Financial

Michael Kors, Versace Parent Company Logs $219 Million Profit as Luxury Sector Rebounds

The firm raised its full-year guidance as a result and continues to increase prices across the portfolio.

clock July 30, 2021Kellie Ell

Inside Givaudan

Beauty Features

Givaudan Invests in Chinese Fragrance and Beauty Incubator Next Beauty

The Swiss fragrance and flavors supplier keeps delving deeper in the country.

clock July 28, 2021Jennifer Weil

Moncler

Financial

U.S., China and Digital Channel Boost Moncler Profits, Sales in First Half

Moncler, which consolidated the Stone Island business in April, returned in the black in the first half of the year.

clock July 27, 2021Luisa Zargani

A ZucZug store in Shanghai

Fashion Features

ZUCZUG’s Vision for More Idiosyncratic Fashion

The Chinese group is creating its own mold to nurture young talent and explore more progressive, sustainable ways to approach style.

clock July 26, 2021Yaling Jiang

The Bally fall 2021 ad campaign starring Johnny Huang.

Marketing and Promotion

Bally Taps Chinese Actor Johnny Huang as Global Brand Ambassador

The move reflects the growing importance of the Chinese market for the Switzerland-based luxury brand.

clock July 19, 2021Martino Carrera

Kris Wu

Fashion Scoops

Louis Vuitton Ends Kris Wu Endorsement Over Predatory Claims

Bulgari, Porsche, Kans cut short Wu’s endorsement, while others like Master Kong, and Tencent’s King of Glory have backed away from the star.

clock July 18, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Neiwai's no body is nobody campaign

Intimates

Chinese Lingerie Brand Neiwai Raised $100 Million in Series D Funding

The fresh capital injection will be used to develop products and categories, raise brand awareness and accelerate global expansion.

clock July 15, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Florentia Village

Retail

Florentia Village to Expand in China, Enter Vietnam

The appetite for fashion and luxury goods in Asia is not waning as the Florentia Village outlets plan the opening of additional units in China and to enter Vietnam by the end of 2022.

clock July 14, 2021Luisa Zargani

Screenshots of Virgil Abloh's Xiaohongshu page

Fashion Scoops

Virgil Abloh Opens Xiaohongshu Account Ahead of Off-White Beijing Show

The designer also teased that he will reveal a special collaboration with graffiti artist Katsu with a show in Beijing on Friday.

clock July 9, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Amala Beauty

Skin Care

Amala Beauty Sees Remarkable Growth Opportunities in China Market

The German luxury brand teamed up with retail experts at Azoya to launch products in the country last year.

clock July 2, 2021Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A Borsalino hat for spring 2022.

Hats, Gloves and More

Borsalino Aims to Grow Bigger With Licenses, Co-Brandings, Store Openings

The storied hatmaker has signed licensing agreements for leather goods and soft accessories, is linking with Ami Paris on a co-branded collection and testing the pop-up strategy.

clock July 1, 2021Martino Carrera

Two looks from Puma x Pronounce collaboration.

Footwear

Puma Teams With China’s Pronounce on Pumapunku-inspired Capsule

The capsule features sportswear-inspired pieces and a selection of jackets in gradient earthy tones, as well as new Puma sneaker styles.

clock June 30, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Nike, climate, sustainability,

Financial

Nike Continues to Stretch Its Limits

Revenues surged 96 percent in the most recent quarter, as the athletic apparel and accessories retailer continues to grow across all channels.

clock June 24, 2021Kellie Ell

A large-scale robotic spider installation by visual artist Carlos Saez inside ENG store in Shanghai's TX Huaihai

Retail

K-Boxing’s Concept Store ENG Opens TX Huaihai Outpost in Shanghai

Other major Chinese fashion players, like JNBY and Marisfrolg, have also opened multibrand stores to be more involved with the global fashion conversation.

clock June 22, 2021Tianwei Zhang

Valentino RTW Fall 2021

Financial

COVID-19 Impact Hurts Valentino’s Bottom Line, Revenues in 2020

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the travel restrictions and closure of stores resulted in Valentino reporting a net loss and a 28 percent decline in revenues in 2020.

clock June 11, 2021Luisa Zargani

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Foot Locker’s $1.1 Billion Acquisition Binge

clock August 2, 2021Evan Clark

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