Discount fashion retailer Primark said on Tuesday 21 April its operating margins may fall further in its second-half after sliding in its first-half due to the extras costs from a new distribution centre.
The sun has started to peek out and Gap has responded by launching its first full beachwear range. Created by Mireille Gindrey, recently named director of Gapbody, the line combines styles: romantic or graphic and colourful, soft and subtle or overt.
A record number of dangerous goods were found in the European Union in 2008 and more than half of the rogue items, such as toys and electrical products, came from China, a European Commission report showed on Monday 20 April.
Uma Thurman has joined the Givenchy dream team. From this autumn the heroine of cult films Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill (Quentin Tarantino) will be the face of the fashion house, with a perfume that is still under review due in September.
On March 17 we announced that an agreement had been reached between Uniqlo and Jil Sander. In fact, the partnership that Uniqlo has entered into is with Heidemarie Jiline Sander, founder of Jil Sander and not the label itself.
FIFA, soccer's world governing body, is branching into fashion, announcing plans on Sunday 19 April to sell branded clothes and merchandise from this summer through new FIFA stores and retail partners.