This week the news of the week It invites us to play the quiz. What will be in Spain’s largest store? What signature low cost dares to an investment so in times of crisis? Where is the shop that will delight all the fashionistas? That and some collaborations and new collections They predict many successes is the highlight of the week. Attentive to our weekly news.
Spain’s largest store will not be of any Spanish company. Primark It will beat all records with a 9,000 m2 in the middle of store Gran Via Madrid. It supersedes by far to the store to be opened Zara in Serrano Street. According to El, it is foreseen that store give work to 600 persons and to open its doors in spring of 2015.
Another story that you can’t miss this week is the first interview granted by John Galliano following the scandal of the anti-Semitic insults. The Gibraltarian Designer It recovers slowly from their addictions to drugs and alcohol. What we don’t know is when we will see their creative work on the top of the runway. His rehabilitation in view of the public will take a little more than their health rehabilitation.
As for the chapter of collaborations, new collections, etc., this week has spoken of Marchesa to be launched to the world of the hand of Revlon cosmetics, also is rumored to be Rita Ora and face Delevingne could design for Topshop (supplanting definitely Kate Moss as the girl to copy and imitate), Haider Ackermann will start also paraded in men’s fashion in Paris, Sarah Jessica Parker will have his own line of shoes (and not) , and photographer Mario Testino is passed to the design of plug-ins, creating kaftans, scarves, bags and jewelry based on his native Peru.
Renew or die. The Catalan company of Vanity Fair lingerie will be called Tulip and try to compete with firms such as Oysho, Etam, or Women’secret. The intimate fashion group VFB Lingerie, owner of brands such as Gemma, all, Intima Cherry or Lou, reorganizes its business in Europe. The company has decided to withdraw from the market its network of stores Vanity Fair and replace it with a new distribution concept called Tulip. The company aims to redirect so its results, which were losses in 2012.
And as it is usual in this deep crisis affecting all sectors of this country, two bad News on sales and the textile trade. They are six years followed by falling sales in the textile sector. 2012 was also a blow for the turnover of fashion stores. Up to the sales of fashion online in Spain they no longer work as well as before. 2012 fall 14% by the maturity of the channel and by the economic crisis.