Fashion

Trend alert: Men's statement jewellery

When the BBC Three series Normal People aired during lockdown one of its unlikely stars was a chain, the now infamous silver necklace worn by actor Paul Mescal. In one of the most talked-about tv adaptations of last year, Mescal’s neck jewellery inspired its own Instagram account, @connellschain, which to this day has over 167k followers. The...

30 Jul 2021

Business

Carter's posts strong sales and earnings growth in Q2

Carter’s, Inc. reported net sales increase of 231.5 million dollars or 45 percent to 746.4 million dollars, reflecting strong growth in all business segments. The company’s U.S. retail, U.S. wholesale and International segments grew 34 percent, 53 percent and 93 percent, respectively. The company said in a release that the second quarter results...

30 Jul 2021

Business

VF revenues jump 104 percent, raises guidance

First quarter revenue at VF Corporation increased 104 percent or 96 percent in constant currency to 2.2 billion dollars. The company said in a statement that excluding the impact of acquisitions, revenue increased 90 percent or 83 percent in constant dollars driven by VF’s largest brands and the EMEA and North American regions, which experienced...

30 Jul 2021

Business

Prada reports strong H1 sales, swings to profit

Prada has reported a 60 percent increase in sales at constant exchange rates in the first half of the year in what is the latest sign of the luxury industry’s recovery. In the six months to June 30, the Italian fashion house reported revenue of 1.5 billion euros, compared to 938 million euros last year when the company was hit hard by...

30 Jul 2021

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