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Gucci missed analysts’ expectations, with sales growing only by 3.8 percent in Q3. The slowdown in sales resulted from a loss in the pace of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic in various markets across the globe.

While the brand enjoyed strong sales in the U.S. and western European market, a…


Tailored Brands Inc. has appointed Brandy Richardson as its chief financial officer.

Richardson brings over 20 years of experience in finance, business transformation, strategic planning and execution, capital allocation, investor relations, process improvement and technical accounting. …


French luxury fashion house, Chloé, is the first major player in the European luxury market to become a “B-Corp” organization.

As a B-Corp organization, the Richemont-owned luxury brand will continue to focus on having a positive environmental and social impact and work beyond creating value for shareholders.

“We are proud…


Consumer spending on Halloween products is expected to soar to an all-time high of $10.14 billion this year, up from $8.05 billion in 2020, the latest data from NRF shows.

This increase in spending comes as more consumers are feeling more comfortable engaging in social events this year even as…


Whole Foods Market is launching a Trends Discovery Box to allow consumers to interact and experiment with emerging food trends. The discovery boxes will offer an assortment of 10 products representing each of the ten trends that are likely to catch on with consumers.

For the upcoming year, the company…


Global payments and financial services technology solutions provider, Fiserv, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BentoBox, a digital marketing and commerce platform provider that helps restaurants connect seamlessly with their guests.

BentoBox’s platform offers website design, online ordering, and marketing tools, which can help restaurants drive growth and engagement…


Eileen Fisher is planning to step down from the chief executive position at her namesake brand, which operates 58 retail stores and employs 772 people.

The company has hired New York-based executive search firm Kirk Palmer Associates to find a replacement CEO starting next year. …


Demand for Coach products slumped by 44 percent overnight after reports emerged that the handbag maker was destroying unsold merchandise.

Just 24 hours after a TikTok video revealed the company’s policy, online searches for the Coach handbags fell by 49 percent, according to global fashion marketplace Lovethesales.com, which tracks demand…


Walmart and its incubator Store N8 are beta testing a text-to-shop feature in an effort to create a new conversational shopping experience for customers.

The launch of the pilot comes over a year and a half after Walmart put the kibosh on its Jet Black program, which enabled upper-income New…

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