The first store locations have been secured and ranges are being selected for the fashion chain established by former Asda chief executive Andy Bond and South African retail heavyweight Christo Wiese, which will be called Pep&Co.
Veteran menswear buyer Adrian Gibson has been appointed men’s contemporary buyer for the Altayer Group of department stores in Dubai, which comprises Harvey Nichols and Bloomingdales.
A record number of visitors turned out for the 87th edition of Pitti Uomo in Florence, its organisers have announced.
More than 60 retailers including Superdry, BHS and Coast have signed up to trial a new digital loyalty scheme at the Trinity Leeds shopping centre.
Gucci has appointed its former head accessories designer Alessandro Michele as creative director.
Jeans brand Denham has outlined plans to expand its wholesale and retail business in the UK, starting with the appointment of sales agency Options to distribute it and advise on strategy.
Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley surprised the retail sector this week when part of his young fashion business USC was bought out of administration by another of his chains, Republic.
US outerwear brand Spiewak has appointed Macandi to promote its womenswear collection for autumn 15.
Even without Bread & Butter, Berlin was busy as Seek, Premium and Panorama, plus minor events, enjoyed a busy start to the three-day fair festival on Monday (January 19).
David Beckham is expanding his collaboration with Swedish fast fashion retailer H&M to cover the Modern Essentials menswear collection.