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Markets

Go East, Young Brand: European Fashion Looks to Former Soviet Bloc for Growth

Rising demand in eastern Europe is the only thing keeping some mainstream brands afloat. And the market there is changing fast. The next eastern opportunities will be for premium brands like Nike and Hugo Boss, analysts say.

clock May 28, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Hugo Boss RTW Spring 2019

Financial

Hugo Boss Confident Despite Tough First Quarter

The German apparel group confirmed its guidance for full-year 2019.

clock May 2, 2019Cathrin Schaer and Jennifer Weil

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Media

Hugo Names U.K. Singer Liam Payne as Brand Ambassador

The former One Direction member will also design a capsule for the brand that will be unveiled in July.

clock May 1, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

Circular Fashion Software

Technology

The German Start-up Turning Consumers’ Rags Into Designers’ Riches

A young Berlin-based software company has ambitious plans to change the world, by connecting European garment makers, customers and recyclers, all in one online system.

clock April 22, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Clockwise from lower left: Mondaine, Movado, Glashutte, Omega, Bulgari and Breitling.

Financial

Movado Has Another Blowout Quarter Thanks to Recent Acquisitions

The company is positioning itself globally as it experiments as a lifestyle brand.

clock March 28, 2019Kellie Ell

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Retail

EXCLUSIVE: Ken Downing Named Creative Head of Shopping, Entertainment Center Giant

The Neiman’s executive is joining American Dream developer Triple Five to help envision the shopping platform of the future.

clock March 25, 2019Sharon Edelson

The podcast series Essentials by Boss Bottled

Skin Care

EXCLUSIVE: Hugo Boss Fragrances, Coty Launching Podcast Series

Out on March 30, it will be hosted by Gunnar Peterson, a high-profile personal trainer and functional training expert.

clock March 22, 2019Jennifer Weil

Clashes broke out between crowds and police on the Champs Élysées in the second weekend of demonstrations.'Gilets Jaunes' protest against rising fuel prices, Paris, France - 24 Nov 2018Thousands had travelled from across France to show their anger at the French president, Emmanuel Macron, and the government. The interior minister, Christophe Castaner, said 8,000 protesters had arrived in Paris by mid-morning, 5,000 of them on the Champs Élysées, which had been closed off.

Retail

New Round of Gilets Jaunes Protests Targets Champs-Elysées Stores

A total of 80 businesses, including the Longchamp, Zara and Swarovski stores, were damaged by protesters on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées on Saturday.

clock March 16, 2019Fleur Burlet

Stella McCartneyBloomberg and Vanity Fair Gala Dinner, London, United Kingdom - 11 Dec 2018

Business Features

WWD List: Designers Warming Up to Faux Fur

As more consumers are ditching fur, fashion brands are taking note.

clock March 13, 2019Kellie Ell

Hugo Boss RTW Spring 2019

Financial

Hugo Boss Income Climbs, Eyes Asia Growth

The German apparel group expects its operating income to grow faster than sales in 2019.

clock March 7, 2019Jennifer Weil

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Financial

Private Equity Halder Sells BMB Manifattura Borse

The buyout is being led by chief executive officer Anton Magnani through a vehicle called Luxury Industrial Holding Srl.

clock February 1, 2019Luisa Zargani

Hugo Boss RTW Spring 2019

Financial

Hugo Boss Boosted by Strong Fourth Quarter

The German apparel group saw its preliminary sales up 7 percent in the three months ended Dec. 31.

clock January 22, 2019Alex Wynne

China's Apparel Manufacturing Evolution

Fashion Scoops

Making the Fashion System Traceable, Transparent Focus of UNECE Forum

Several hundred sustainable-minded representatives from the government, academia, fashion, NGOs and other agencies will hash out ideas next month in Paris.

clock January 16, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Details at Gucci RTW Spring 2019

Financial

HSBC Says Luxury Growth Will Slow to 6%, but There’s No Need to Panic

The bank sees sector growth slowing from 9 percent in 2018 to 6 percent in 2019 and 2020.

clock January 8, 2019Samantha Conti

Backstage at Stella McCartney RTW Spring 2019

Government and Trade

Stella McCartney, Burberry Among Brands to Address Climate Change

Burberry, Stella McCartney, Inditex, Kering and H&M, among others, have signed the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action.

clock December 10, 2018Natalie Theodosi

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Business

H&M Says “Hard Work” Still Needed As Q2 Sales Rise 11%

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