BoF sits down with Margaret Howell at her seaside house in Suffolk, England, to discuss how the British designer built a brand known for its simple, practical pieces, evocative of the natural landscape, into a business, now majority-owned by Japanese company Anglobal, that generates £100 million per year.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Next Plc, the U.K.’s second-largest clothing retailer, reported a 12 percent increase in full-year earnings, making more money than Marks & Spencer Group Plc for the first time in the brand’s 32-year history.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Asos Plc, the U.K.’s largest online-only fashion retailer, said second-quarter sales growth slowed on adverse currency movements by the Australian dollar and Russian ruble.
LONDON, United Kingdom — Boohoo.com Plc raised 300 million pounds ($498 million) through an initial public offering, becoming the third U.K. retailer to list shares this week.
This season, a wide diversity of fashion films provided evidence that the genre has matured.
The Savigny Luxury Index (“SLI”) leapt by 6.7 percent this month, overperforming the MSCI World Index (“MSCI”) by almost six percentage points, as luxury sector investors seem to have received the reassuring they needed from a number of positive signals, reports Pierre Mallevays of Savigny Partners.