Issue : 1 June 2013
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Jason Wu hired to bolster Hugo Boss' womenswearSubscription
New York designer Jason Wu is taking up a newly created role at Boss Womenswear this month.
Hans Schmitt resurfaces at SuperGroupSubscription
Hans Schmitt has resurfaced at young fashion business SuperGroup, nearly a year after his surprise departure from Warnaco.
Handbag label Meli Melo gets backing from Venrex Subscription
Luxury handbag brand Meli Melo has secured investment from private investment firm Venrex.
Original Factory Shop hires new chief executiveSubscription
The Original Factory Shop has hired Tony Page as chief executive, taking over from Angela Spindler who is to join N Brown this summer.
Paul Smith returns to ChinaSubscription
Premium label Paul Smith took its first step towards Chinese expansion with the opening of a store in Beijing last week.
Motel launches vintage label onlineSubscription
British label Motel is launching its sub-brand Motel Vintage online for the first time.
Price-matching fuels John Lewis' fashion salesSubscription
Promotional activity fuelled fashion sales at John Lewis last week as the retailer price matched its competitors - but clothign was outperformed by the wider business.
Primark has committed $1m (£640,000) towards food distribution and short-term financial aid in Bangladesh, following the disaster that killed more than 1,100 people.
Onitsuka Tiger eyes market share gainsSubscription
Footwear brand Onitsuka Tiger is hoping to gain market share in the sports footwear market by stealing it from the likes of Lacoste, Le Coq Sportif and Puma.
Sportswear brand Nike has been named the best fashion brand by 16-34 year olds, seeing off competition from Next and Primark.