Athleta’s spring collection features more than 40 Fair Trade Certified styles

MORE THAN 40 STYLES NOW PROVIDE A PREMIUM TO PREDOMINANTLY FEMALE FACTORY WORKFORCE SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Athleta is introducing an assortment of styles created in a factory certified by Fair Trade USA, an organization dedicated to creating social and economic opportunities for factory workers around the world. Athleta’s spring collection […]

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Banana Republic kicks off NYFW with Spring 2017 collection with Olivia Palermo pop-up shops

BANANA REPUBLIC LAUNCHES OLIVIA PALERMO SPRING 2017 POP-UPS AT FEBRUARY NYFW AND ANNOUNCES A FALL 2017 OLIVIA PALERMO CAPSULE COLLECTION TO DEBUT AT SEPTEMBER NYFW NEW YORK, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Banana Republic will shift the timing of its NYFW presentations to be customer-facing when the collections are in-store. It’s a natural evolution […]

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Debenhams will make you go la la for yellow this Spring/Summer 2017

Debenhams will make you go la la for yellow this Spring/Summer 2017   London, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the award winning blockbuster La La Land hits cinemas, it seems yellow is definitely the key colour for this spring. Get ready to dance and twirl away in sweeping maxi dresses and flowing skirts. […]

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Sephora announces open application for two Sephora Accelerate categories

Sephora announces open application for two Sephora Accelerate categories   Paris, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — A year after its launch, beauty retailer Sephora has announced the expansion of Sephora Stands, the company’s social impact strategy in the United States. Sephora Accelerate, the core program addressing the needs of women entrepreneurs, now invites open applications […]

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Luxottica Group to acquire one of the largest optical franchisors in Brazil Óticas Carol

Milan , 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Luxottica Group S.p.A, a leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and sale of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, signed an agreement with the current shareholders of Óticas Carol under which Luxottica will acquire 100% of Óticas Carol, one of the largest optical franchisors in Brazil with approximately […]

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Hollister relaunches Gilly Hicks its intimates brand

New Albany, Ohio, 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hollister Co. announced today (January 27, 2017) that it has relaunched its intimates brand, Gilly Hicks, in all Hollister stores across the United States and online at HollisterCo.com. Gilly Hicks, “the brand to start and end your day with,” carries bras, bralettes, undies, swimwear, loungewear, and sleep. […]

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Meijer announces Stacy London as style consultant for its women’s clothing line, Massini

Meijer announces Stacy London as style consultant for its women’s clothing line, Massini   First time retailer enlists celebrity endorsement for its Massini fashion line GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced today (January 25, 2017) that it tapped Stacy London, one of America’s foremost style experts, to help shape the style […]

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Kering announces next phase of its sustainability strategy across its luxury brands

Kering defines a new, sustainable luxury that operates within the “planetary boundaries” Kering sets ambitious 2025 Targets and key milestones to meet over this period Kering’s strategy aligned with UN Sustainable Development Goals and includes science-based Targets London, 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kering announced the next phase of its sustainability strategy across its […]

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H&M kicks off its next garment collecting campaign, Bring It

H&M kicks off its next garment collecting campaign, Bring It   STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — H&M first launched its worldwide Garment Collecting initiative in 2013 and has since then collected over 40,000 tonnes of clothing. Customers can bring any unwanted garments and textiles, from any brand and in any condition, to any […]

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Guerlain announces Angelina Jolie as the face of its new fragrance for women

Guerlain announces Angelina Jolie as the face of its new fragrance for women   Paris, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The new Guerlain fragrance for women, not yet released, already has a face: Angelina Jolie. The modern icon becomes the new muse of Guerlain Parfumeur, the beauty house founded in 1828. “We create perfumes for […]

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PVH Corp. to acquire the licensed Tommy Hilfiger men’s tailored clothing business for North America from Marcraft Clothes, Inc.

NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) announced today (Jan. 24, 2017) that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the licensed Tommy Hilfiger men’s tailored clothing business for North America from Marcraft Clothes, Inc. Marcraft operates the business under license from Tommy Hilfiger Licensing LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of […]

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Macy’s celebrates Lunar New Year 2017 with a wide array of special events to commemorate the “Year of the Rooster”

The “Year of the Rooster” celebrations begin on January 28 NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — This month, Macy’s stores nationwide will pay tribute to Lunar New Year 2017 with a wide array of educational activities and special events to commemorate the “Year of the Rooster.” Through artistic performances, music, fashion, in-store visuals […]

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Macy’s to offer limited-edition merchandise and promotions to benefit Go Red For Women in honor of American Heart Month

Macy’s has raised $60 million since 2004, and over that time, 293 lives have been saved every day, according to the AHA NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Macy’s will go red for women’s heart health again this February in honor of American Heart Month. As the founding national sponsor of the American […]

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REWE Group startet Trainingsprogramm für nachhaltigere Textilproduktion

Schulungen sollen Abwasserqualität in Produktionsländern verbessern Koln, Deutschland, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die REWE Group hat sich an der Entwicklung eines Trainingsprogramms beteiligt, mit dem das Chemikalienmanagement von über 100 Textilproduzenten in China und Bangladesch verbessert und gefährliche Chemikalien ersetzt werden sollen. Das Trainingsprogramm hat ein Projektvolumen von insgesamt 2,3 Millionen Euro und […]

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KappAhl announces Sustainable Design Contest from 23 January to 2 April 2017

KappAhl announces Sustainable Design Contest from 23 January to 2 April 2017   Mölndal, Sweden, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week it is once again time for the KappAhl Sustainable Design Contest, a competition for fashion and textiles students who would like to get involved in developing the sustainable design solutions of the […]

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H&M Foundation campaign raised $3.3 million to support UNHCR’s work to provide education for refugee children

A global campaign by non-profit H&M Foundation has generated $3.3 million to support UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in its work to provide education for refugee children. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Launched in November 2016, the campaign aimed to help refugee children get the school supplies they need to go to […]

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Michael Kors Holdings Limited to report its 3Q FY 2017 financial results on Tuesday, February 7, 2017

LONDON, 2017-Jan-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE: KORS) today (JANUARY 17, 2017) announced that it plans to report its third quarter fiscal year 2017 financial results on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, before the market opens. The Company also plans to hold a conference call to discuss its financial results the same […]

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“All is Love” with Stella McCartney’s Summer 2017 ad campaign

Stella McCartney Unveils Summer 2017 Ad Campaign   London, 2017-Jan-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stella McCartney unveils her Summer 2017 ad campaign images. Shot amidst the murals of modernist icon Le Corbusier in the grounds of Eileen Gray’s famous villa  E-1027 in France’s Cote d’ Azur, the campaign captures the collection’s spirit of life and […]

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Prada opens its second store in Manila, Philippines

Milan, 2017-Jan-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Prada opens its second store in Manila, Philippines, inside the prestigious Solaire Resort and Casino. The space covers a total surface area of 105 square metres on a single level and houses the women’s and men’s leather goods and accessories collections. The façade is defined by a backlit […]

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Chaumet renews partnership with the César Academy

Chaumet renews partnership with the César Academy   Paris, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — From Cannes to Hollywood to Paris, Chaumet continues its enduring love story with the silver screen. As part of the “Chaumet and the Cinema” program, the jeweler renewed the partnership with the César Academy that began 13 years ago, inviting the […]

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Council of Fashion Designers of America and Accenture to create talent-development programs for today’s designers and tomorrow’s retailers

Accenture becomes Official Innovation Partner of CFDA’s Retail Lab NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have formed an innovative collaboration to help shape how the fashion industry integrates technology and consumer insights into its business practices. Combining the high caliber of […]

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Ten young artists from Le Fresnoy Studio National des Arts Contemporains exhibit their vision of the renovation work on La Samaritaine

Ten young artists from Le Fresnoy Studio National des Arts Contemporains exhibit their vision of the renovation work on La Samaritaine   Paris, 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ten young artists are exhibiting their take on La Samaritaine on the hoarding of the worksite along the rue de Rivoli, in the windows of the No. […]

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The LVMH Group’s Swiss watchmaking houses – TAG Heuer, Zenith and Hublot host joint exhibition at the Salon de Genève

The LVMH Group’s Swiss watchmaking houses – TAG Heuer, Zenith and Hublot host joint exhibition at the Salon de Genève   Paris, 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The LVMH Group’s three Swiss watchmaking houses – TAG Heuer, Zenith and Hublot – are for the first time hosting a joint exhibition during the Salon de Genève, one […]

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JCPenney and NIKE partner to create Nike brand shops in over 600 JCPenney stores

JCPenney and NIKE partner to create Nike brand shops in over 600 JCPenney stores   PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — From athletes to fashion enthusiasts, activewear continues to score big with shoppers, which is why JCPenney [NYSE: JCP] and NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) have teamed up to create inspiring Nike brand shop environments […]

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Zalando SE announces 25-26% increase in revenues during the fourth quarter of 2016

Q4 revenues at EUR 1,086-1,094 million (25-26% growth), adjusted EBIT of EUR 81-104 million (7.5-9.5% margin) Full year revenues at EUR 3,633-3,642 million, adjusted EBIT of EUR 202-225 million (5.6-6.2% margin) Zalando to expand fulfillment footprint in Sweden BERLIN, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, grew revenues […]

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Nordstrom launches exclusive capsule collection by designer Léa Peckre

SEATTLE , 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of an exclusive capsule collection by designer Léa Peckre. Known for designs that balance a street edge with the texture and refinement of classics, Peckre created her first capsule collection exclusively for the retailers in-store boutique, SPACE, curated by […]

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Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche features Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota’s woven art installations from January 14 to February 18

Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche features Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota’s woven art installations from January 14 to February 18   Paris, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Known for her site-specific installations woven in yarn, Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota is featured at Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche from January 14 to February 18, 2017. The artist […]

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Prada unveils Fall/Winter 2017 Men’s and Women’s collection at Via Fogazzaro fashion show in Milan

Milan, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — On January 15th, 2017, Prada unveils its Fall/Winter 2017 Men’s and Women’s collection in the Via Fogazzaro fashion show space in Milan. In the current moment – when issues of simplicity and essentiality are becoming increasingly relevant – AMO and PRADA felt the need to go back to basics, […]

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PVH Corp. announces three-time PGA Tour winner Scott Piercy and 2015 PGA Tour champion David Lingmerth as brand ambassadors for IZOD Golf brand

PVH Corp. announces three-time PGA Tour winner Scott Piercy and 2015 PGA Tour champion David Lingmerth as brand ambassadors for IZOD Golf brand   NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH] announced today (Jan. 12, 2017) agreements in principle for multi-year marketing partnerships for its IZOD Golf brand with three-time PGA Tour […]

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LVMH opens applications for its fourth edition of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers

LVMH opens applications for its fourth edition of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers   Paris, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The LVMH Prize is back for a new year! LVMH announces the launch of the fourth edition of the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers, inviting designers to apply for the 2017 prize. […]

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