Luxury industry leaders have assessed the impact of Covid-19 on the sector, envisaging a recovery only in the long-term, according to a survey by the Italian Fashion Chamber and Pitti Immagine, with McKinsey & Company.
The NYC-based owner of DKNY and Donna Karan has reported a 36.1% decline in its Q1 sales as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and also announced the permanent closure of its Wilsons Leather and G.H. Bass Stores.
EU regulators are set to warn EssilorLuxottica that its 7.2 billion euro bid for opticians group GrandVision may harm competition, people familiar with the matter said, pressuring the group to offer concessions.
Adidas said on Thursday that sales had returned to growth in greater China faster than it had expected after the coronavirus lockdown, while the reopening of business in Europe and the Americas was going more gradually.
Amazon.com is in early-stage talks to buy a stake worth at least $2 bn in Indian mobile operator Bharti Airtel , three sources said, underscoring the growing attraction of India's digital economy for U.S. tech giants.
Daniel Morris, co-founder of fashion Agency Morris Fyfe, has launched an online petition calling on the government to extend its Covid-19 support for retail businesses to include wholesale agents and distributors.
With rumors mounting that Bernard Arnault may be attempting to renegotiate a lower deal price for LVMH’s acquisition of Tiffany, the luxury group said Thursday it will not buy any shares in the jeweler on the market.
Less than two years on from its CVA, New Look is in talks with its landlords again and has appointed property agents to help it negotiate rent deals based on turnover as it prepares to reopen its store estate this month.
Watchmaking giant Fossil had a tough time in Q1 as the effects of the global pandemic hurt its operations all over the world. But things could have been worse and its Q1 global net sales fell ’only’ 16% to $390.7m.