Hermes sued in antitrust class action over Birkin bag sales

Hermes is violating antitrust law by “tying” the sale of one item to the purchase of another, two California residents alleged in the proposed federal class-action lawsuit…

Great Depression-like U.S. job losses, unemployment rate expected in April

A report that is closely watched in any given month but especially so now with non-essential businesses in mandatory shutdowns nationwide to contain the coronavirus, the Labor…

Hotter links with BASF to add athlete-endorsed Infinergy to line-up

The partnership makes Hotter, which sells over 1.3 million pairs of shoes a year, one of the first casual footwear brands to use Infinergy.Claiming to be “the…

Italian communication agency Negri Firman opens offices in London, Los Angeles

Tracy Le Marquand has been appointed managing director of the Los Angeles office, while Catherine Bowman and Cloudia Charalambos are the joint managing directors of the London…

Italian leather goods, footwear sectors post dire H1 results

 Export revenue lost 30.6%, falling to €3.57 billion, a figure similar to that of three years ago, putting an abrupt stop to the growth trend experienced in…

Intu unveils neighbourhood concept for Costa del Sol development

The development is a major project spanning 2.5 million sq ft (235,000 sq m), and a physical representation of Intu’s vision for the future.In addition to 142,000…

India to focus on specific countries to increase exports globally

The ministry will follow a segmented approach to cater to the different needs of countries and has identified 13 potential markets where it will begin marketing activities…

Kering, Johnstons of Elgin join Spiber circularity solution

They said late last week at the Biofabricate Paris Summit that they’re aiming to “propel society towards the creation of fully circular textile products that can be…

LVMH strengthens its position in Italy with the new Fendi and Bulgari sites

The new production and development unit specialising in Fendi Factory leather goods opened its doors on Wednesday in the presence of local councillors, the brand’s directors and…