Dutch lingerie chain Hunkemöller aims to open a chain of physical stores in Switzerland, after having already opened a Swiss web shop in September 2016. The first physical store will open its doors in October.
Austrian investment firm JAB Holding wants to sell Swiss shoe brand Bally, hoping to get at least 600 million euro. The same company sold shoe brand Jimmy Choo not too long ago, as it wants to focus on its food brands henceforth.
Shoe manufacturer Crocs has lost a patent court case revolving around the shoe’s design. According to the American Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), another company has had a similar design for much longer.
Fashion label Gucci has decided to file a lawsuit against fashion chain Forever 21in the United States. The case revolves around several pieces of clothing, all with a blue-red-blue or green-red-green ribbon.
Fashion label Ralph Lauren’s first quarter was a very good one, as it beat both analysts’ turnover and profit forecasts. It is quite a turnaround for a company that suffered a huge loss only a year ago.
On 7 September, Aldi Süd is presenting a new clothing line in collaboration with American singer Anastacia, during a Cologne fashion show. The clothes will be available in every store from mid-September onward.
German clothing brand Hugo Boss is finally starting to reap the benefits from its restructuring plan. Sales grew once more in the second quarter, thanks to China, the United State and its own boutiques.