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Adidas: Sticking to World Cup sales outlook despite Germany's exit

Adidas: Sticking to World Cup sales outlook despite Germany's exit

German sportswear maker Adidas is sticking to its World Cup sales outlook of around 400 million euros ($420.92 million) despite Germany's exit from the tournament, a company spokesperson said on Friday.
Fashion
Business
Demna and Balenciaga issue apologies for kids S&M ad campaign, and drop court case

Demna and Balenciaga issue apologies for kids S&M ad campaign, and drop court case

Demna, the creative director of Balenciaga, and the house's CEO have issued a personal apology for its kids S&M ad campaign that ignited a firestorm of criticism, and dropped its court case against the production company
Luxury
Media

Chanel acquires Italian expert in high-end denim FashionArt

The luxury house has taken a majority stake in FashionArt, a manufacturer based in Veneto and specializing in high-end denim. It has been supplying big names in the sector, including Chanel, for fifteen years.
Luxury
Business

John Lewis Partnership branches out from retail in £0.5bn deal to build homes

When pure retail just isn’t enough. John Lewis Partnership is branching out into the UK’s growing ‘built-to-rent’ property market, converting parts of its Waitrose supermarket spaces into residential apartments.
Fashion
Business

Trade shows

Footwear show Micam to stage promo tour in Berlin, Seoul, Brussels

Footwear show Micam to stage promo tour in Berlin, Seoul, Brussels

Micam’s international promotional tour will start on December 1 in Berlin, then continue on to Seoul and Brussels, giving local businesses the chance to learn more about the Italian footwear trade show.
Fashion
Trade shows
Pure London unveils speaker line-up, Burstell and Carpenter to star

Pure London unveils speaker line-up, Burstell and Carpenter to star

Pure London has named the keynote speakers for its February edition. The organisers said “retail industry legend” Ed Burstell and winner of All That Glitters, jewellery designer Piers Carpenter, will be the big names.
Fashion
Trade shows

Denim Première Vision show records high turnout in Milan

For the first major Milanese post-Covid edition, the denim trade event recorded a high turnout, showcasing an array of sustainable innovations and devoting a specific section to jeans brands.
Fashion
Trade shows

Playtime Paris to host 350 exhibitors in January

Playtime Paris will be held in January at the Parc Floral and will feature 350 exhibitors. Optimism prevails among organisers, who noted that a new generation of buyers is coming to trade shows.
Fashion
Trade shows