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Gucci’s Alessandro Michele announces, via Instagram, that brand is abandoning official runway season

Gucci’s Alessandro Michele announces, via Instagram, that brand is abandoning official runway season

Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele has announced, via Instagram, that the Italian brand will abandon the official runway season, and will instead stage only two shows per year in for the foreseeable future.
Luxury
Catwalks
Alibaba's sales surge as people shop online during lockdown

Alibaba's sales surge as people shop online during lockdown

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Friday reported forecast-beating fourth-quarter revenues and profits, as more people shopped online for essentials because of the coronavirus lockdowns.
Others
Business

Amazon to hire 50,000 temp workers in India as lockdown boosts demand

Amazon.com Inc's India unit said it would hire 50,000 temporary workers to meet a surge in online shopping in the country, where customers have been inside for two months in a lockdown to fight the coronavirus outbreak.
Fashion
Business

Atterley secures Alexandra Shulman as strategic adviser

Shulman, who served as editor-in-chief of British Vogue for 25 years, joins the company as it looks to expand its online platform for independent boutiques in the US.
Fashion
Appointments

Trade shows

Parisian trade show Tranoï looking for new partners

Parisian trade show Tranoï looking for new partners

In mid-April, Tranoï filed for a protection procedure to navigate the period of uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, and is now looking for new investors to bolster its evolution.
Fashion
Trade shows
Valmont Barcelona Bridal Week to present new format in September

Valmont Barcelona Bridal Week to present new format in September

The bridal showcase has announced that its upcoming edition will take place on 4-10 September with a flexible and hybrid format that combines physical and digital initiatives.
Fashion
Trade shows

Pitti Uomo to launch new e-marketplace ahead of September show

At the end of June, ahead of the new digital fashion weeks, Pitti Immagine will launch Pitti Connect, an online platform and marketplace reserved to the exhibitors of its physical shows, now postponed to September.
Fashion
Trade shows

Cannes travel retail show cancelled as duty free reels from air travel halt

The Tax Free World Association has cancelled its flagship World Exhibition that was due to take place in Cannes in September and October.
Fashion
Trade shows