What’s going on in the world of fashion this week? FashionUnited takes a
look ahead at the upcoming news and events for the 17th week of the year.
Below are the main points from the editorial agenda in the period between
22-28 April, 2019.
Fashion Revolution Week starts globally on Monday, April 22, on Earth
Day. Fashion Revolution is the largest fashion activism movement in the
world. With the annual worldwide campaign ‘Fashion Revolution Week’, with
the hashtag #WhoMadeMyClothes calling for a more honest, safe and
transparent fashion industry.
Hermès posted strong annual figures for its 2018 financial year, with an
increase of 10 percent in turnover to 5.9 billion euros. Read the brands
first quarter figures on Thursday.
In February, Columbia Sportswear announced net sales of 917.6 million
dollars for the fourth quarter – an increase of 18 percent or 19 percent
constant-currency. Read the brand’s Q1 on Thursday.
Puma achieved a turnover of 4.6 billion euros in the 2018 financial year
thanks to a 17.5 percent increase in turnover at the same exchange rates.
Last year, sales amounted to 1.04 billion euros due to a growth of 14.5
percent. In 2019, Puma SE expects to achieve revenue growth of 10 percent
and an EBIT of between 395 and 415 million euros. Read the entire report on