SMCP Group, parent of French brands Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot, has revealed it is considering a public listing in Paris.
British luxury house Burberry has revealed its chairman Sir John Peace is planning to stand down; the news comes just weeks before new CEO Marco Gobbetti is due to take up his post.
Two things have always struck me as odd about the way fashion stores add new product. One is that they load up on sarongs and bikinis while the March rain is still soaking us, or load up on knits while Indian summer temperates make us wilt at the very sight of that newly installed autumnal scene in a store window.
N Brown, parent of Simply Be and Jacamo, said it will close five loss-making stores, including its flagship on Oxford Street, due to falling footfall and increasing business rates.