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Eurojersey's factory


Italian Sustainability Confab Details Advances and Problems

The Milanese conference highlighted the efforts of leading companies such as Eurojersey stretch fabrics, Herno outerwear, Canepa precious fabrics, Albini cotton and Candiani denim.

clock May 23, 2016Emily Backus


Safilo First-Quarter Sales Hurt by License Trouble

Gucci’s license is coming to a close in December, two years earlier than originally foreseen, as Kering prepares to internalize control over all of its eyewear.

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Mobile Dominates Among Chinese Shoppers

Sixty-nine percent of all retail purchases in China excluding groceries took place over the Internet in 2015, according to a PwC report.

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René Caovilla Eyes IPO, Plans to Add Bags, Jewelry

Caovilla reckons the company’s sales will rise to nearly 50 million euros this year, but must reach a minimum of 100 million euros before it can start the IPO process.

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Italy’s OVS Sees Sharp Leap in Profits

The increase partially stemmed from a decline in the group’s debt following its IPO.

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Ready To Wear

Trio of Milan Trade Shows Facing Transitions

White, Super and MIPAP are all undergoing some change, in format, date or scope.

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Innovations, Exclusives Buoy Mood at MIDO Eyewear Fair

Italian eyewear manufacturing is on the rise with domestic production and exports each growing more than 12 percent.

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Matteo Renzi and Roberto Martone


On the Scent: Prime Minister Unveils ICR Expansion

Matteo Renzo helped lay the “first stone” for the 100,000-square-foot expansion.

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Fashion Scoops

Milan Trade Fair Debuts Rising Stars Among Chinese Designers

The next edition of the show will be held Feb. 27 to 29.

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A look from the Leather Age exhibit.


Turkish Leather Exhibit Held During Milan Fashion Week

The exhibit, mounted by the Turkish Leather Council, was for one day only and aimed at boosting the profile of the country’s leather industry.

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Luxury Still Leans Brick-and-mortar: Study

Stores still rule over e-commerce sales of luxury fashion goods.

clock September 10, 2015Emily Backus



Italian Spinners Craft Brighter Outlook for Pitti Filati

Pitti Filati yarn fair is counting on improved exports.

clock June 29, 2015Emily Backus

A look from Manoel Cova by Jun.


Mifur Trade Fair: Russia, Ukraine Woes Thwart Fur Business

Strife in the Ukraine and the continuing plunge of the Russian ruble loomed over fur operators at the Mifur trade fair in Milan last week for the second winter season in a row.

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Management Turmoil Doesn’t Slow Luxottica

North America drove record net profits and sales in 2014 for eyewear giant Luxottica Group SpA.

clock March 2, 2015Emily Backus


U.S. Drives Yoox Revenue Growth

The company saw 2014 net revenues rise 15.1 percent over 2013 to 524.3 million euros, or $596 million at current exchange rates.

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