Published in Fashion on 05-06-2014
Michel Moortgat, the CEO of Belgian beer brewer Duvel-Moortgat, has won the Vlerick Award because of his company's sustainable approach to the top of the business.
He bested Christ'l Joris (ETAP Lighting), Martine Reynaers (Reynaers Aluminium) and Guido Vanherpe (La Lorraine Bakery Group) for the trophy.
Irish Primark has said it will expand to Slovakia in 2022, with a shop in the Eurovea shopping centre in the capital Bratislava. The Central European country will then become the fifteenth market for the fashion discounter.
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French luxury group Kering (Gucci) has been rumoured to make a bid on Italian clothing and lifestyle company Moncler. The expensive down coats producer would be the latest target in a continuing war with archrivals LVMH.
Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M has opened a new flagshipstore in Stockholm, where it trials sustainable initiatives. The most remarkable one is a fashion rental service, but the store also features a repair service and a beauty salon.