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LVMH changes production from perfumes to hand sanitizer

Mar 17, 2020 / France
The French-based luxury giant announced its production facilities for the cosmetics branch will start to manufacture large quantities of hydro-alcoholic gel

Coronavirus to impact US mall traffic

Mar 6, 2020 / United States
A survey conducted by Coresight Research revealed that nearly three-quarters of US consumers would avoid malls or shopping centres if the coronavirus outbreak worsens in the country

Copenhagen Fashion Summit postponed due to Coronavirus

Mar 6, 2020 / Denmark
Given the growing public health concerns around the Coronavirus outbreak, organisers of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the annual sustainability event, decided to move this year's edition to October

Apparel and footwear industry claims more work on counterfeit

Mar 4, 2020 / United States
Steve Lamar, President and CEO of the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), expressed encouragement following the introduction of the SHOP SAFE Act of 2020 in the House of Representatives

France bans dumping unsold fashion items

Feb 24, 2020 / France
Companies in the country to be banned from destroying clothes, cosmetics and other items

Portuguese Footwear Industry launches Immersive Summer Programme

Feb 18, 2020 / Portugal
APICCAPS and CTCP joined forces to create an immersive experience which will make Portugal the home of a ground-breaking experience in the summer

Forever 21 with new deal to sell assets

Feb 6, 2020 / United States
The US-based fast fashion retailer Forever 21, which filed for bankruptcy in September last year, reached an agreement with a consortium of companies to sell its assets for 81 million US dollars

Farfetch is on acquisition mode

Jan 15, 2020 / United Kingdom
One day after the purchase of Japanese jeweller Ambush, Farfetch is back on the news with the acquisition of Opening Ceremony, a American clothing brand founded in 2002 by Carol Lim and Humberto Leon

DiVERGE, made to order

Jan 13, 2020 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based brand was founded by a group of friends that got frustrated at how difficult it is to find special sneakers that perfectly match each ones style. DiVERGE sneakers are made to order

The white sneakers phenomenon

Jan 7, 2020 / World
A few years ago, it would be difficult to imagine white sneakers as a simple, subtle and essential accessory. However, times have changed and now the fashion world is completely into the white sneaker phenomenon

LVMH acquires stake in Masoni tannery

Jan 3, 2020 / Italy
The French-based luxury group acquired a minority stake in the Santa Croce sull'Arno (Florence) tannery Masoni Industria Conciaria SpA stock package. The deal was made through the LVMH division Métiers d' Art

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

New Generation: meet Pedro Abrantes

Nov 27, 2019 / Portugal
Get to know the man behind ASPORTUGUESAS. From partnering with surfer McNamara to the participation in ModaLisboa and Portugal Fashion, learn the story of Pedro Abrantes

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

Despite losses Farfetch congratulates fantastic quarter

Nov 19, 2019 / United Kingdom
The luxury e-commerce giant focused on several encouraging indicators when announcing the quarter results, but Farfetch continues to present an increasing net loss
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