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Matchesfashion gets £60m cash injection from owner

Matchesfashion gets £60m cash injection from owner

​Matchesfashion’s owner Apax partners has agreed a £60m funding package for the luxury retailer as it continues to work on its turnaround. The new package comprises £40m of equity and £20m of additional debt.
Luxury
Business
Bernard Arnault delivers the good and the bad

Bernard Arnault delivers the good and the bad

The LVMH chairman took advantage of the record results presentation to underline the power of the luxury giant in the face of its rivals but also to praise its managers, while avoiding the subject of his succession.
Luxury
Business

VF Corporation launches new design collective in Tokyo

US-based VF Corporation has launched the Tokyo Design Collective and new regional office in Tokyo’s Harajuku district, internationally recognised as a centre of Japanese youth culture and fashion.
Fashion
Business

ASOS own brands in off-price link-up with Secret Sales

ASOS has linked up with Secret sales, the fast-growing premium off-price marketplace for fashion, sportswear and beauty brands, on a stock clearance deal for the UK market.
Fashion
Business

Trade shows

BabyKid Spain+Fimi closes an edition marked by internationalisation

BabyKid Spain+Fimi closes an edition marked by internationalisation

Held from January 26 to 28 at Feria Valencia, the event welcomed visitors from more than 40 countries, invited over 250 international buyers and hosted more than 400 brands across two pavilions.
Fashion
Trade shows
Maison & Objet show to launch wellness section in September

Maison & Objet show to launch wellness section in September

The September 2023 edition of Parisian trade show Maison & Objet, dedicated to the home decoration, design and art-of-living sectors, will feature a new section focusing on wellness.
Lifestyle
Trade shows

Pitti Filati 92 returns to Florence with numbers close to its pre-pandemic level

From January 25 to 27, 105 exhibitors (including 13 international exhibitors) will present their collections for spring-summer 2024 at Pitti Filati: numbers that are reaching pre-pandemic levels again.
Fashion
Trade shows

Fashion fairs on the rise again this season

The great dynamics of Paris Fashion Week were reflected in the attendance of the many trade shows that took place this week.
Fashion
Trade shows