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Swiss label On moves into pro tennis with key signings
Swiss sportswear brand On has entered professional tennis, boosting its roster of elite athletes with signings including world number one and three-time Grand Slam Champion Iga Świątek, and rising star Ben Shelton.
Moschino announces that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director
The house of Moschino announced on Monday afternoon that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director of the Milan-based marque, after a decade long rein.
Back to the 90s, Umbro/MTV launch rave range
Consumers old enough to remember the acid house/rave days — and those discovering it for the first time — might like UK sports brand Umbro’s latest move.
M&S is doubling down on brands strategy, sees £1bn potential
M&S is reportedly ready to dive even deeper into selling external fashion brands alongside its own label in a move that would take it even closer to a traditional department store model.
Backlash starts over John Lewis potentially changing staff ownership structure
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has moved fast with reassurances that any outside investor s brought in won’t mean the end of the firm’s employee ownership model as criticism of what’s not even a definite plan has begun.
Nike to launch Sabrina Ionescu’s first signature shoe, apparel
Nike has introduced Sabrina Ionescu as its newest signature athlete after naming a special shoe—the Sabrina 1—after her as well as dedicating an apparel collection inspired by the basketball player.
Analysis: as John Lewis mulls ownership tweak, why is it lagging rival M&S?
Not so many years ago, John Lewis was unstoppable while M&S was in an endless turnaround phase. Today, the situation has reversed and John Lewis is even reportedly thinking of changing its prized ownership structure.
HanesBrands appoints Lorenzo Moretti president of Champion Europe
In this role, effective July, Moretti will be based in Carpi, Italy and will be tasked with driving growth for the brand across Europe.
Fila links with UK artists for new creative campaign
The process of creating art is the focus of the new Fila campaign supporting the brand’s SS23 collection.
John Lewis losses grow, launches bigger costs-savings drive
When a results release starts with a message to the staff talking about “another very tough year”, you know it’s not going to be good and so it was with John Lewis Partnership on Thursday.
Liverpool One outperforms in 2023
Liverpool One has begun 2023 where it left 2022… on a high. The city centre mall has bucked national trends since the start of the year, with a 16.5% uplift in sales compared to the same period in 2022.
Go Sport: the French court will examine the options of continuation or sale on April 18
The Grenoble commercial court indicated on Wednesday that it was postponing until April 18 the examination of HPB's continuation plan and the takeover offers concerning Go Sport, in judicial recovery.
What to take away from Bjørn Gulden’s first earnings call as Adidas CEO
Bjørn Gulden, who to everyone's surprise has switched roles from CEO of Puma to that of Adidas, took part last week in his first earnings call for the German sports giant. Here are his opinions and plans.
Chris Kolbe and Christian Arkins launch HyperNatural brand, the 'Tesla of polo shirts'
CEO Chris Kolbe and co-founder Christian Arkins launch HyperNatural, a luxury and recycled polo brand, introducing a new segment to the polo market. Its retailers are already calling it the "Tesla of polo shirts."
John Lewis names non-exec Nish Kankiwala to new CEO role
It’s a big news week for John Lewis with its results due Thursday and a new concept store layout unveiled Tuesday. And Wednesday? Just the small matter of a new CEO.
H&M Group sales rise 12% in latest quarter
H&M Group delivered its provisional Q1 sales report on Wednesday and said sales in the three months to February rose a healthy 12% to SEK54.9 billion (€4.3bn/£4.9bn/$5.2bn).