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LVMH-backed L Catterton invests in Japanese cosmetics company Etvos

Japanese cosmetics brand Etvos has received a significant investment from global private-equity firm L Catterton’s Asia fund.

K11 Musea launches global fashion showcase K11 Antonia

Hong Kong cultural-retail hub K11 Musea’s fashion destination Muse Edition has launched a multi-brand flagship, K11 Antonia.

Vestiaire Collective launches coronavirus charity sale

Vestiaire Collective, the online platform for pre-owned luxury fashion, has launched a charity sale to support the fight against coronavirus.

More fashion companies join coronavirus fight

More and more major international retailers are lining up to join the fight against the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

LVMH Group brands invite consumers to ‘travel abroad’ on social media

LVMH Group brands are using social-media campaigns to allow consumers to “escape differently” with branded content inspired by “nomadic thinking” during the coronavirus crisis.

Indian fashion chain W expands into footwear

Indian women’s fashion chain W is expanding its business into footwear, preparing to sell shoes in more than 80 W stores across the country.

Esprit places its German subsidiaries into administration

Hong Kong-listed apparel retailer Esprit has placed six German subsidiary companies in administration to give them protection during the coronavirus crisis which has decimated sales.

Burberry trench-coat factory to make coronavirus protection gear

Luxury fashion label Burberry is retooling its Yorkshire trench-coat factory to produce non-surgical gowns and masks in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

How the coronavirus is impacting clothing supply chains

Clothing supply chains are “unravelling fast” as the coronavirus crisis impacts both retailers and manufacturers worldwide, according to GlobalData.

Third Uniqlo x Marimekko collection launches

Uniqlo has for a third time partnered with Finnish design company Marimekko to launch a new limited-edition collection Uniqlo x Marimekko.

Uniqlo Vietnam to open second store in Ho Chi Minh City

Uniqlo Vietnam is to open Ho Chi Minh’s second store this year despite the coronavirus outbreak.

Fast Retailing to open giant retailtainment venue Uniqlo Park

Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo will open its largest store yet at the recently refurbished Mitsui Outlet Park in Japan on April 10.