Highsnobiety, founded in Berlin by David Fischer, said on Friday it had secured $8.5 million in funding, becoming the latest lifestyle startup to win backing from investors led by Frederic Court’s Felix Capital.
On 21 and 22 January the bi-annual fashion trade show Modefabriek will take place at Amsterdam Rai. The event will bring together 600 brands and host talks, fashions shows and other events for fashion professionals.
On 11 January, Dutch department store chain de Bijenkorf announced that it is closing its Woerden-based distribution center. De Bijenkorf plans to merge and outsource all distribution activities to a new partner in 2019.
Mothercare’s recovery has continued to falter since it released its half-year results a few months ago and on Monday it revealed ongoing tough times for the business over the Christmas period as even e-tail fell.
Lifestyle trade show Agenda kicks off tomorrow in Long Beach with the unveiling of a new online marketplace designed to offer a larger window of opportunity for buyers and brands to connect beyond the physical show.
Primark has tapped a former Zara chief to head its womenswear division. Paula Dumont Lopez, who was named New Look’s new chief executive last year but never took up the role, will join Primark this month.