Upper-premium apparel and accessories brand Boss has signed up for space in the £180 million Intu Watford extension and will open before Christmas as extended supermalls prove increasingly attractive to top brands.
London-based outlet malls giant McArthurGlen is to open its first luxury designer outlet to the west of Paris in 2021. The Designer Outlet Normandie will be its fourth centre in France after an investment of €150m+.
German fashion house Hugo Boss set new targets to accelerate sales growth and lift profitability on Thursday as it seeks to react faster to trends, expand in Asia and quadruple the size of its online business by 2022.
Mr Porter and Roger Dubuis are launching a collab collection on the menswear site with the luxe price tag also including a big experience element as they work with Lamborghini to add a strong USP to the products.
The German fashion house expects a significant improvement in sales and earnings in the fourth quarter after higher markdowns to shift unsold stock in an unseasonally long summer dented profits in the last three months.
German fashion house Hugo Boss has appointed Matthew Dean as new e-commerce director. The American executive was most recently managing director of Cyberport, and had previously spent more than three years at Amazon.
Menswear personalised styling service Thread has raised almost £17 million (actually $22 million) in Series B funding with the company’s latest investment round attracting H&M’s investment arm, among others.