The Japanese retailer posted record-high profit and revenue in the half, but revised downward its guidance for full-year operating profit.
The collection, which was inspired by British heritage, will hit stores on March 5.
A slowdown in sales to customers from abroad, as well as a competitive sale season, posed challenges for department stores especially.
The Japanese brand will provide athletes and officials with clothing for four years.
The company said a warmer-than-usual winter hindered its performance in its home country.
The fast-fashion retailer apologized and removed a photo of a white model wearing a “Black Panther” sweater.
The indie clothing company says Fashion Nova copied one of its best designs, the “Panda Rose.”
One fewer weekend day compared with the same month last year also posed a challenge for many stores.
Nunzio Colella, founder of fast-fashion label Alcott, scooped the prize for the Fashion & Retail category.
The former Lancel ceo is charged with developing the omnichannel offer, strengthening brand partnerships and boosting its private labels.