India's biggest retailer Reliance will acquire dozens of small grocery and non-food brands as it targets building its own $6.5 billion consumer goods business to challenge foreign giants like Unilever.
Ann Demeulemeester, Grace Wales Bonner and Soulland are the special guests of the Florence show's 102nd edition, which will return to its usual format on June 14-17. Over 650 exhibitors and 15,000 visitors are expected.
After being held in Milan last October, the trade fair is now heading to Berlin for the first time on May 17 and 18, featuring 80 exhibitors at Arena Berlin and a digital trade fair running in parallel.
The Barcelona bridal event held between April 20 and 24 underlined the industry’s recovery, bringing together 18,600 attendees, 320 companies, 1,170 buyers and 34 fashion shows by brands such as Pronovias and Rosa Clará.