German retail giant Otto Group is planning to list its About You fashion retail operation on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange as the lockdown easing across Europe mean its occasion and partywear offer should see a boom.
VIA Outlets has reopened its entire 11-centre portfolio after Covid-19 restrictions were lifted in various markets. And it's seen encouraging trading, new services added and a host of new brands joining the portfolio.
The Istituto Marangoni has named Sonia Ben Maaouia to be the postgraduate program leader, on the Paris campus of the international fashion college. She joins the school after eight years with Karla Otto.
Otto Group saw a boom in H1 as its already-strong online ops grew. The owner of the Freemans, Grattan, Bon Prix, Crate and Barrel, and Quelle brands, among others, benefited from “a change in consumer behaviour”.