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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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Jun 15, 2022 9:18AM EDT Retail sales edged slightly down in May from last month, but were still well above last year’s levels. The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that retail and food service sales in May 2022 totaled $672.9 billion, marking a seasonally adjusted 0.3% decrease from the previous month and a 8.1% leap...
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It’s the world of Rhode, and we’re all just living in it. Hailey Bieber launched her beauty brand, Rhode, directly on its website on June 15 with a pared-back assortment of five stockkeeping units. Already, though, she’s thinking big picture. “The vision for me from the beginning was the world of Rhode,” Bieber told WWD....
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For YouTube’s second virtual Beauty Festival, the video streaming platform is determined to go bigger and better than before. “Last year was sort of like a pilot, what a beauty festival could look like on YouTube,” said Derek Blasberg, YouTube’s head of fashion and beauty and director of public figures. “This year is a much...
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If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Footwear News may receive an affiliate commission. May 9, 2022: Ewing Athletics is back with another sneaker inspired by a classic rap album. Available now for preorder via Shop.ewingathletics.com is the Ol’ Dirty Bastard x Ewing Rogue in two colorways...
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Moda Operandi, the e-commerce platform for designer fashion, will begin offering beauty products on its website later this year, WWD has learned. It’s a move by Moda to gain ground in an increasingly competitive online field of luxury players, notably Mytheresa, Farfetch, Saks.com, Matchesfashion and Net-a-porter. Jessica Matlin, formerly Harper’s Bazaar’s beauty director and currently...
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Cosmetics maker Coty Inc raised its full-year profit outlook on resilient demand for its high-end fragrances and skin care products even at a time inflation in most countries has soared to multi-year highs. Demand for luxury goods has held up as higher prices of everyday essentials have not affected the spending power of the affluent,...
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If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Footwear News may receive an affiliate commission. A new sneaker collaboration between Billie Eilish and Nike is dropping soon. After delivering a two-shoe collab with Jordan Brand, the subsidiary brand of Nike, in September 2021, the Grammy-winning musician and the...
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