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Matteo Pasca: companies are looking for more than technical skills

Dec 12, 2019 / Italy
We spoke with Matteo Pasca, CEO at ARSUTORIA School and CEO at Edizioni AF, to discuss training, skills and people

Several bidders for sneaker brand Golden Goose

Dec 2, 2019 / Italy
Permira and VF are amongst the list of interested. This follows Golden Goose owner Carlyle invitation for the submission of non-binding offers by mid-December

Cavalli has a new owner

Dec 2, 2019 / Italy
Hussain Sajwani's investment company Vision Investments has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Italian fashion company from the fund Clessidra

Prada for adidas limited edition

Nov 28, 2019 / Italy
Prada and adidas unveil the first release of their partnership: the Prada Superstar sneaker and the Prada Bowling bag for adidas on sale as a duo from the 4th of December onwards

Missoni is preparing to go public

Nov 19, 2019 / Italy
The Italian fashion house plans to be listed on the stock market within 3 years. No further details were revealed

Most expensive shopping streets revealed

Nov 15, 2019 / World
According to a recent study by Cushman & Wakefield commercial leases in Causeway Bay in Hong Kong are the most expensive in the world

Ferragamo: slowdown in the third quarter

Nov 13, 2019 / Italy
The Italian luxury house registered net profit of 65 million euros in the first nine months of the year, stable year-on-year, but saw its sales fall in the third quarter

Tod's sales in decline

Nov 12, 2019 / Italy
The group’s sales totalled 677.7 million euros in the first nine months of 2019, a decline of 4% compared to 2018. The Roger Vivier brand registered double-digit growth

Prada with first sustainability linked loan of the luxury goods industry

Nov 11, 2019 / Italy
The Italy-based luxury fashion house signed with Crédit Agricole Group the first Sustainability Linked Loan of the luxury goods industry

adidas and Prada in collaboration

Nov 8, 2019 / United States
The announcement was made on Instagram with a suggestive tag and comment: #Pradaforadidas Coming soon.

Prada acquires Fratelli Prada

Nov 4, 2019 / Italy
Prada SpA bought Fratelli Prada, the company owner of the four Prada-branded stores in Milan. The deal should amount to 66 million euros

Farfetch: exclusive partnership with Prada's Linea Rossa

Oct 31, 2019 / Italy
A diverse catalogue of products by Prada's Linea Rossa will be available on Farfetch. A total of 155 pieces across men's, women's, accessories and skiwear segments

Elisa Lanciotti elected new Chair of Assocalzaturifici Young Entrepreneurs

Oct 24, 2019 / Italy
During the 34th national convention of Confindustria Young Entrepreneurs in Capri, the Assocalzaturifici youth group elected Elisa Lanciottias Chair for the years 2019-2023

LWG signs Memorandum of Understanding with UNIC

Oct 17, 2019 / Italy
Following 9 months of meetings and discussions, the Leather Working Group (LWG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with UNIC, the Italian National Tanning Association

Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags strengthen global focus

Oct 11, 2019 / Italy
From 11th to 14th January 2020 Expo Riva Schuh and Gardabags welcome fashion professionals from over 100 countries to a hub with an integrated offer of volume footwear and accessories
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