John Lewis partners with design team PATTERNITY to launch its first ever Fashion and Home collaboration

Department store works with the design duo famous for using pattern to encourage people to slow down, be more mindful and appreciate the world LONDON, 2018-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has partnered with design team PATTERNITY to launch its first ever Fashion and Home collaboration, encompassing both homeware and athleisure. The PATTERNITY+ […]

LVMH appoints Hedi Slimane as Artistic, Creative and Image Director of Céline

LVMH appoints Hedi Slimane as Artistic, Creative and Image Director of Céline   Paris, 2018-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH announces the appointment of Hedi Slimane as Artistic, Creative and Image Director of Céline with effect from February this year. He will direct all Céline collections, extending to men’s fashion, couture and fragrances. Hedi Slimane’s […]

RIMOWA celebrates its upcoming 120th anniversary with the creation of new visual identity

PARIS, 2018-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — In conjunction with celebrations around its upcoming 120th anniversary, RIMOWA has unveiled a new visual identity. Just as RIMOWA suitcases are uniquely resilient over time and combine the best of German engineering and craftmanship, the new logo embodies the DNA of the German Maison and its ability to meld heritage and […]

abercrombie kids launches its first gender-neutral collection in time for spring

Brand Introduces Gender Neutral Collection Inspired by Customers Feedback New Albany, Ohio, 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — abercrombie kids, a division of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF), is excited to launch its first gender-neutral collection in time for spring. The assortment, which is called the Everybody Collection, will be available in stores and online […]

Lindex donates 280 000 euro to STEPS and WaterAid through the One Bag Habit initiative

The consumption of bags in Lindex Swedish stores has decreased significant since the launch of One Bag Habit on June 1, 2017. Only about 30 per cent of Lindex customers have chosen to buy a bag which means that Lindex now to donates 280 000 euro to STEPS and WaterAid. Göteborg, Sweden, 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR […]

Zalando to expand its Stradella fulfillment center in Italy

Zalando to expand its Stradella fulfillment center in Italy   Berlin, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando, the leading online fashion platform in Europe, will extend the Stradella fulfillment center with its partner Fiege. In the course of 2018 two additional halls will be added and the capacity will double from about 20,000 sqm […]

LVMH Innovation Award: Startups can apply until February 15, 2018

LVMH Innovation Award: Startups can apply until February 15, 2018   Paris, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Startups still have a month to apply for the LVMH Innovation Award and be part of the LVMH Lab at the upcoming edition of Viva Technology, from May 24-26, 2018. Selected startups will have a chance to compete […]

ascena retail group names Eric Hunter as President, Plus Fashion segment including Lane Bryant, Catherines and Cacique brands

MAHWAH, N.J., 2018-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — ascena retail group, inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA), announced today that Eric Hunter will serve as President of ascena’s Plus Fashion segment which includes the Lane Bryant, Catherines and Cacique brands. “Eric’s broad experience and focus on the customer makes him well-equipped to take on this essential leadership position,” said Gary Muto, President and Chief […]

Lindex names Susanne Ehnbåge as CEO

Susanne Ehnbåge, M.Sc.(Econ.), born 1979, has been appointed CEO of Lindex. She will start in this position at the latest in August 2018. Susanne Ehnbåge will report to Lauri Veijalainen, Lindex Chairman of the Board and Stockmann’s CEO, and she will also be a member of the Stockmann Management Team. Göteborg, Sweden, 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR […]

HBC: Marc Metrick, President of Saks Fifth Avenue to expand leadership role to include Gilt and Saks OFF 5TH

TORONTO & NEW YORK, 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — HBC today (January 9, 2018) announced that Marc Metrick, President of Saks Fifth Avenue, will expand his leadership role to include Gilt and Saks OFF 5TH. In this capacity, Mr. Metrick will lead distinct teams and work to ensure that each business remains well positioned to […]

Nordstrom Rack announces the retirement of its president Karen McKibbin; Geevy Thomas to succeed

Geevy Thomas named successor SEATTLE, 2018-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — After three decades marked by expansion and success, Karen McKibbin, president of Nordstrom Rack, will be retiring from Nordstrom in March. Karen joined Nordstrom in 1985 and has held many leadership roles within the company, including president of Nordstrom Canada, where she led the first-ever international expansion of […]

Third edition of LVMH IME Village vocational training fair returns January 16

Third edition of LVMH IME Village vocational training fair returns January 16   Paris, 2018-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The third edition of the vocational training fair organized by the LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence is set for January 16. This unique event brings young people from all backgrounds a chance to discover a […]

Neiman Marcus Group announces the retirement of President and CEO Karen Katz; Geoffroy van Raemdonck to succeed

LUXURY FASHION AND RETAIL VETERAN GEOFFROY VAN RAEMDONCK APPOINTED NEW CEO OF NEIMAN MARCUS GROUP; KAREN KATZ TO RETIRE AND REMAIN ON BOARD OF DIRECTORS DALLAS, Texas, 2018-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Neiman Marcus Group (Neiman Marcus), the leading luxury fashion retailer, today ( January 5, 2018) announced the retirement of Karen Katz from the […]

Camilla Harfeld Petersen appointed new Country Manager for Lindex Norway

Göteborg, Sweden, 2018-Jan-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Camilla Harfeld Petersen has been appointed new Country Manager for Lindex Norway. Camilla has a solid experience from the fashion industry and comes from Bestseller, as Country Manager for Vero Moda. Camilla starts her position at Lindex in the beginning of April. Camilla has been working in the […]

Nordstrom to hire 250 employees for its new Men’s Store in Manhattan opening in April 2018

Interested Applicants Encouraged to Apply When Jobs Post January 3 SEATTLE, 2018-Jan-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading fashion retailer Nordstrom, Inc. will hire 250 employees for its first stand-alone Men’s Store in Manhattan, which will open on Broadway between West 57th and West 58th Streets in April 2018. The company will also open a New York City flagship store in 2019 at the base of Central Park […]

H&M launches its latest activewear collection made in sustainable materials inspired by nature and strong women

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Blending fashionable design with highly functional details, H&M is thrilled to announce that the latest activewear collection is also made in sustainable materials. Inspired by nature and strong women, the collection will be available globally in select stores starting December 28th and online at hm.com January 4th. Revolving around […]

Perry Ellis International announces its participation at the 20th Annual ICR Conference 2018 on January 8th

Miami, FL, 2017-Dec-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) announced today that the company will be presenting at the 20th Annual ICR Conference 2018 on Monday, January 8th, 2018 at 1:00 PM (local time) at the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton, Grande Lakes Orlando Resort in Orlando, FL. A webcast of the presentation will […]

LVMH opens applications for the 5th LVMH Prize

PARIS, France, 2017-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The applications for the 5th LVMH Prize will open starting from Friday, December 15, 2017. Applications must be submitted exclusively on the Prize website. The application closing date is set for February 4, 2018. The LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers is open to all designers under 40 who […]

H&M announces G-Eazy x H&M collection of new season menswear essentials

Stockholm, SWEDEN, 2017-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Multi-platinum recording artist and producer G-Eazy, who releases his new album The Beautiful & Damned worldwide today, has worked creatively together with H&M to develop the new season H&M pieces that define his on-point style. The G-Eazy x H&M collection drops on March 1 at H&M stores […]

BESTSELLER publishes strategic action points on post-consumer textile waste

BESTSELLER publishes strategic action points on post-consumer textile waste as part of the Global Fashion Agenda’s Call To Action. BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — BESTSELLER is Strategic Partner in the Global Fashion Agenda, a group working to set a common direction for industry efforts on sustainability. Today, BESTSELLER announces three strategic action points […]

BESTSELLER releases its first publicly available supplier factory list

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Dec-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (14 December 2017), BESTSELLER’s released its first publicly available supplier factory list. “As BESTSELLER does not own factories, it is imperative for us to work with our suppliers in an open and honest way, says BESTSELLER Sustainability Manager Dorte Rye and continues. We continuously seek to create more transparency in […]

JACK & JONES extends its range of styles with larger sizes from 2XL to size 6XL

BRANDE, Denmark, 2017-Dec-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Plus sizes are in high demand and JACK & JONES is now meeting this demand by extending its range of styles with larger sizes from 2XL to size 6XL. The focus across all categories is fitting and well-balanced proportions that complement the plus size segment. Menswear brand JACK […]

Inditex Group’s net sales rose by 10% to €17.96 billion in Q3 2017

The Group continues to develop its integrated offline-online platform, rolling out same-day delivery in six cities and next-day delivery in six markets, including Spain, France, the UK and China. Inditex is deploying automated in-store pick-up points for online orders. Store count reached 7,504 with a footprint in 94 markets, having opened its first stores in […]

Tommy Hilfiger and Barbie® launch a special edition TommyXGigi Barbie

Tommy Hilfiger and Barbie® launch a special edition TommyXGigi Barbie   Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], and Barbie® announce the launch of a special edition TommyXGigi Barbie created in the likeness of Gigi Hadid, international supermodel and global brand ambassador for TOMMY HILFIGER womenswear. The doll will be […]

Les Journées Particulières LVMH returns in 2018

Paris, 2017-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the resounding success of the previous three editions, Les Journées Particulières LVMH will be back in 2018! Save the dates October 12, 13 and 14, 2018 for an unforgettable visit behind the scenes at LVMH Group Maisons. Les Journées Particulières reflect the commitment to excellence of the LVMH […]

Zenith opens pop-up boutique at the renowned Place Vendôme in Paris

Zenith opens pop-up boutique at the renowned Place Vendôme in Paris   Paris, 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zenith chose the renowned Place Vendôme in Paris for its new 160-square-meter boutique in Paris. The Maison inaugurated a pop-up space that showcases its savoir-faire with Swiss prestige style, kicking off a series of exclusive events. The […]

The Limited® relaunches at Belk stores

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Limited®, a legacy brand known for empowering women in the workforce for over 50 years, recently returned to TheLimited.com and debuted in 150 Belk stores. Known for delivering Modern. Southern. Style. for nearly 130 years, Belk is expanding its quality roster of national brands and private-label fashion by […]

LVMH launches the second edition of the LVMH Innovation Award

Paris, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH launches the second edition of the LVMH Innovation Award, which will be presented during the upcoming Viva Technology show (May 24-26, 2018). All startups working on issues related to the luxury sector can apply and win a chance to be part of the LVMH Lab during the event. […]

Stefan Cooke announced as the newly crowned winner of the H&M Design Award 2018

Stefan Cooke announced as the newly crowned winner of the H&M Design Award 2018   STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yesterday in London, Stefan Cooke was announced as the winner of the H&M Design Award 2018. A graduate of MA programme at Central Saint Martins, United Kingdom, Stefan was selected from eight international […]

RIMOWA collaborates with Fendi to design an exceptional suitcase

RIMOWA collaborates with Fendi to design an exceptional suitcase   Paris, 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate the 80th anniversary of its iconic aluminum suitcase, RIMOWA has unveiled an exclusive collaboration with Fendi. For the first time, the benchmark in premium luggage has combined its expertise with the savoir-faire of the Roman fashion house to create a […]