London trade show Pure has promoted Julie Driscoll to the role of managing director. She will drive the next step in Pure’s evolution as the event unveils a new campaign and website for its February show.
The retail environment may be tough but Dr Martens seems to be prospering with it saying Monday that revenue soared 25% to just over £290m in the year to March. Underlying profit rose an even bigger 27% to £37.5m.
The British Fashion Council has announced the names of 45 finalists for The Fashion Awards 2017; with five finalists in each category, and few major surprises – with many creators nominated for a second time.
Debenhams CEO Sergio Bucher is planning to bring more ‘excitement’ into its stores by reducing clutter on the shop floor, as the company faces backlash for reportedly asking for unreasonable supplier discounts.
Adidas has launched the first of six planned city-themed running shoe models in London as it capitalises on its first Speedfactory, which it has opened in Germany and equipped with time-saving robotics.