Tod’s triumphs with Art of Craftmanship in Venice

Few brands are as attached to the concept of craft as Tod’s whose creative collaboration, The Art of Craftmanship – A Project by Venetian Masters, opened with panache on Friday night.  The presentation on Friday evening Scores of luxury labels descended on Venice this week, as the Biennale opened in the lagoon city, but none … Read more

P&G lifts annual profit forecast on strong US consumer demand, easing costs

By Reuters Published Apr 22, 2024 Procter & Gamble raised its annual profit forecast on lower commodity costs and as consumers, particularly in the United States and Europe, kept buying its pricey Tide detergent and Dawn dish soap. Reuters Even though P&G’s third-quarter net sales fell short of analysts’ expectations, the company has been able … Read more

Unclaimed Baggage sells items in lost luggage at steep discounts

Live snakes, a mounted ram head, a Halloween card signed by Richard Nixon. Those are some of the most fascinating items found in lost luggage in 2023, according to a new report by Unclaimed Baggage, a store that buys lost items from airlines, sight unseen. The company also found a 13-foot vaulting pole, gruesome props … Read more

Vancouver Fashion Week returns April 23-28

Vancouver Fashion Week is back April 23 to the 28 for a six-day event featuring over 50 designers, solidifying its position as the second-largest fashion week in North America. Vancouver Fashion Week SS24 Designer: Amir Sam. – Vancouver Fashion Week Taking place at the David Lam Hall, Vancouver Fashion Week will showcase a lineup of … Read more

WHP Global partners with Agilitas Sports for Lotto in India, Australia, and South Africa

Global brand management firm WHP Global announced on Friday a new long-term license agreement to expand the Lotto brand in India, Australia, and soon in South Africa. WHP Global partners with Agilitas Sports for Lotto in India, Australia, and South Africa. – WHP Global As part of the partnership, Agilitas will gain the exclusive rights … Read more

Karl Lagerfeld and Fiba 3×3 team up to fuse fashion and basketball

Fashion brand Karl Lagerfeld and Fiba 3×3 have announced a partnership for the 2024 Fiba 3×3 season, connecting the world’s number one urban team sport with the world of fashion for the very first time. Karl Lagerfeld and Fiba 3×3 team up to fuse fashion and basketball. – Karl Lagerfeld x Fiba 3×3 As part … Read more

Beiersdorf raises its sales forecast for 2024 after a good first quarter

By Reuters Published Apr 17, 2024 Beiersdorf raised its sales forecast for 2024 on Tuesday, buoyed by strong first-quarter sales of its flagship Nivea brand in all regions. The German group is now expecting sales growth of between 6% and 8%, compared with a forecast of around 5% in February. Des produits de la gamme … Read more

Represent to launch Metallica collab

Represent will launch a collaboration with Metallica on 24 April with TikTok star Huddy starring in the campaign. The British luxury streetwear label said it “marks a full circle moment” for the brand with its “iconic oversized T-shirt construction being inspired by a 30 year-old vintage Metallica T-shirt discovered by Represent’s co-founder, Mike Heaton over … Read more

Can ASOS keep Topshop as Shein and Authentic rekindle interest?

News last year that Shein and Authentic Brands Group were interested in buying Topshop – currently owned by ASOS – seemed to be just a rumour. But now the speculation has resurfaced and given the well publicised problems at ASOS it could mean that a takeover by one of the fast expanding businesses is more … Read more

Britain’s retail sales disappoint in sign of lacklustre recovery

By Bloomberg Published Apr 19, 2024 UK retail sales stalled unexpectedly in March after shoppers scaled back spending on food and at department stories. The volume of goods sold in stores and online was unchanged in March after a revised 0.1% gain the month before, the Office for National Statistics said on Friday. Economists had … Read more