- Published in Fashion
A massive debt rescheduling and a multi-million investment have helped French clothing giant Vivarte survive, but that comes at a cost: CEO Mark Lelandais is to resign.
Mulliez, the family owning France's largest chain of sports stores Decathlon, has quietly renamed the holding company above that chain - rebranded Oxylane in 2008 - back into Decathlon.
The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI), which defends the interests of sporting equipment manufacturers in Europe, has finally decided to allow retailers to join and welcomes Foot Locker Europe as its first retailer-member.
Belgian outlet centre Maasmechelen Village has been around for 13 years and attracts 3 million visitors a year, but has stacked up one loss after another. It now has a 236 million euro debt.
Swedish H&M's subsidiary & Other Stories has opened its first Dutch store, in a former Intertoys store in Amsterdam. The two-floor 650 sqm store will not only sell clothing, but also accessories, jewelry and beauty products.