Keeping it local. Digital eco fashion retailer Celtic & Co has appointed Martin Hayball its new head of finance. He joins from fellow Cornish fashion retailer Seasalt where he was head of financial planning/analysis.
Gucci was back in top spot in Q2 as the Lyst Index showed a surge in popularity on the back of its Adidas collab. In fact, collaborations were hot this quarter, while summer items, Diesel and 'naked' dresses also surged.
Luxury athletic footwear retailer Kick Game continues its UK expansion drive with statement stores in major cities. The latest is in Liverpool, marking its debut there at the increasingly popular Liverpool One mall.
Budget footwear retailer Shoe Zone issued a trading update less than a month ago, but it delivered another on Tuesday and unlike some updates that come in quick succession, this one didn’t contain any bad news.
Italy’s Benetton has named Andrea Incontri as Creative Director of its women's, men's and children's collections. The SS23 collection, the first to be designed by him, will be shown in September at Milan Fashion Week.
Back to the future. Matalan founder John Hargreaves has returned to the business he founded in 1985 as executive chair. He rejoins the retailer after a 15-year gap to replace outgoing chair Steve Johnson.