Yasameen Noorian

215 posts  |  Last entry Aug 14, 2015

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Michael Kors appoints Roberto Cavalli’s Daisuke Yamazaki as president of Japan ops

Yamazaki most recently served as CEO of Roberto Cavalli Japan. Previously, he was also CEO of the Alexander McQueen Division for Gucci Japan


Macy’s suffers back yard blues, cuts year-end outlook

A beacon of US department store sector stability in the post recession period, the retail giant was forced to lower its full-year sales forecast after reporting a weaker-than-expected Q2 performance


Zalando raises full-year sales guidance on Q2 glow

The German retailer was all about the sales as revenue in the period ended June 30 leapt 34% on-year to €733m, thanks to an increasingly active customer base, it said

Marks and Spencer promotes Jo Jenkins to head of womenswear

Jenkins, who will add the womenswear remit to her current role as head of lingerie and beauty, replaces Frances Russell

Gap struggles continued in July, hits Q2 earnings guidance

The retail giant reported its July same-store sales performance fell 3%, compared with a 2% increase last year

Time Inc UK buys into Snap Fashion

The London-based company operates snapfashion.co.uk, along with a series of apps that allow users to upload images of clothing

Hobbs restructure hurts bottom line but sales rebounding on summerwear success

Sales rose slightly to £116.5m in the year to January, although sales have picked up with this year's spring/summer range, the retailer said in its accounts filed at Companies House

Prada has it tough but little sister Miu Miu is star attraction

While Prada's sales were lacklustre, sister brand Miu Miu shone - but that's where the excitement ended

Positive Tod’s sales rise but profits dip in H1

Chief executive Diego Della Valle said the company remains confident about the second half of the year, when it expects "good results"

Michael Kors to inject newness in to handbag market – and launch smartwatch

Despite being the US’s most successful handbag seller over the last few years, even Michael Kors is suffering a sales and earnings dip of late thanks to a disinterested US consumer

The Trampery to close: London studio complex blames crippling rent hike

The Hackney workspace - which houses Lou Dalton, James Long and Jonathan Saunders - has been hit with a 400% rent increase to £500,000, due to start in September

Savage Beauty Alexander McQueen exhibition sets V&A box office records

High demand during the 21-week run saw V&A chiefs open the museum overnight for the first time for an exhibition, adding another 15,000 tickets to the overall sales