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Business

Eyewear indie Kirk & Kirk predicts explosive growth, plans store expansion

Eyewear indie Kirk & Kirk predicts explosive growth, plans store expansion

​British indie eyewear brand Kirk & Kirk is targeting fast growth and has announced “major expansion plans after a boom in demand following the pandemic”.
Fashion
Retail
Warpaint London strong in 2022, UK and Europe doing well

Warpaint London strong in 2022, UK and Europe doing well

​Beauty specialist Warpaint London's update on Monday and said “the group has experienced strong trading in 2022 to date with the brands' proposition resonating with customers, both in the UK and internationally”.
Beauty
Business

Cath Kidston reportedly up for sale

It looks like Cath Kidston could be up for sale just two years after the company's pandemic-linked collapse saw it retreating from much of its physical retail chain and cutting close to a thousand jobs.
Fashion
Business

Kering's chief client & digital officer on digital innovation strategy

At Kering’s Imagination Lab in Paris, Grégory Boutté, the luxury group's chief client & digital officer, spoke to the press about cryptocurrencies, AI, test-and-learn and his vision for the metaverse and Web3.
Luxury
Retail

Trade shows

Hyve Group update shows faster-than-expected tradeshows recovery

Hyve Group update shows faster-than-expected tradeshows recovery

Hyve Group, the organiser of Pure London, Moda and many other tradeshows, has issued a business update and said that the pace of in-person event recovery is “considerably ahead of anticipated levels”.
Fashion
Trade shows
350 brands to present their Spring/Summer 2023 collections at Playtime Paris

350 brands to present their Spring/Summer 2023 collections at Playtime Paris

The summer edition of children's fashion trade show, Playtime Paris, will return from July 2 to 4 at the Parc Floral de Paris, where 350 brands will be presenting their collections.
Fashion
Trade shows

Pure Origin becomes UK's largest sourcing show

Fashion supply chain trade show Pure Origin has become the UK’s largest sourcing event. The show, which runs parallel to Pure London on 17-19 July at Olympia London, will feature 20 new ‘Country Pavilions’.
Fashion
Trade shows

African label Moshions stands out at Pitti Uomo

Rwandan designer Moses Turahirwa presented his unisex label Moshions in Florence on Thursday, garnering praise for his fascinating approach to draping and his use of both African and Italian craftsmanship.
Fashion
Trade shows