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July 19, 2022
PARIS – Swiss watch exports continued their eight-month upward swing in the first half of the year, rising 11.9 percent year-over-year, led by strong demand in the U.S. market, the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry said Tuesday. June alone represented an increase in value of 8.1 percent with 90,000 timepieces sold for a total...
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Manolo Blahnik, who celebrated his 50th anniversary in business last year, has won a trademark dispute in China after a 22-year legal battle. The Supreme People’s Court of China, the highest court in the country, recently ordered the invalidation of an unlawful trademark dating back to 2000 that incorporates the name of Manolo Blahnik. The ruling means the company will...
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Stuart Hill, Farfetch’s senior vice president of logistics since four years, will join MatchesFashion as chief operating officer in September. The hire follows the appointment of former Asos chief Nick Beighton as MatchesFashion’s new CEO last week. Beighton, who will be the company’s fourth chief executive in under five years, will need to accelerate growth...
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