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Business

LVMH buys jewellery producer Pedemonte

LVMH buys jewellery producer Pedemonte

LVMH has acquired the Pedemonte group, a manufacturer of fine and series-produced jewellery based in Italy and France, a way for the world’s top luxury group to “significantly increase its production capabilities.”
Luxury
Business
Via Outlets on track for best year ever

Via Outlets on track for best year ever

​Outlet villages operator VIA Outlets said on Monday that its “strong year-to-date performance puts the owner-operator on track for its best year ever”.
Fashion
Retail

Specsavers bounces back in latest year

​Specsavers, the optical chain that’s a major retailer of branded eyewear, has bounced back from the pandemic and its results filed at Companies House show turnover surging almost 23% in the year to February.
Fashion
Business

Superdry confirms £70m funding talks

​In a brief stock exchange statement on Monday, Superdry confirmed press reports about its funding talks with a company backed by an American hedge fund.
Fashion
Business

Trade shows

Playtime Paris to host 350 exhibitors in January

Playtime Paris to host 350 exhibitors in January

Playtime Paris will be held in January at the Parc Floral and will feature 350 exhibitors. Optimism prevails among organisers, who noted that a new generation of buyers is coming to trade shows.
Fashion
Trade shows
French family ready-to-wear label WOP to show at Pitti Bimbo, Who’s Next

French family ready-to-wear label WOP to show at Pitti Bimbo, Who’s Next

WOP, a French label of adult's and children's fashion set up by four former executives of childrenswear group Kidiliz in May, will exhibit at the Pitti Bimbo and Who's Next shows in January to expand its distribution.
Fashion
Trade shows

Première Vision Blossom to hold 10th edition in Paris on December 14-15

The trade show dedicated to pre-collections of fabrics for fashion and accessories labels is expected to host about 100 exhibitors, for an edition that will introduce a change in the event's schedule.
Fashion
Trade shows

Pitti Uomo 103 to focus on quality with multiple new projects

The menswear show’s next winter edition in January will feature, alongside special guests Martine Rose, Jan-Jan Van Essche, Pierre-Louis Mascia and Château Orlando, two new sections dedicated to design objects and pets.
Fashion
Trade shows