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Tumble'n Dry only continues online and with outlet stores
Tumble n Dry B.V. and Tumble 'n Dry Retail B.V. have been declared bankrupt.
Six brand stores are involved in the bankruptcy. The brand has
shops in Breda, Lelystad, Maastricht, Amstelveen, Amersfoort and
Roosendaal. Tumble “n Dry continues online and with outlet stores only.
Corona measures are mentioned as a reason for the change
a large part of the income of the brand has been lost. “By this
choice, the brand hopes to be able to make clear and conscious choices
that make the brand future-proof, even when unforeseen
challenges come up. ”
Zara stores open again
Fast fashion has made shopping possible again at Zara since today
retailer announced this morning through the newsletter. De Bijenkorf opened
also its doors.
CBS: 44 percent of retail entrepreneurs expect one
lower sales in the second quarter, while an increase of 22 percent
Most entrepreneurs in consumer-oriented industries such as the
retail, catering and travel industry expect less turnover in the second
quarter, reports Statistics Netherlands today on the basis of the Economic Survey in the Netherlands
April 2020. Never before have entrepreneurs been so negative. The expectations
for retail are variable. In retail, 44 percent are expected
of the surveyed entrepreneurs lower turnover in the second quarter,
while 20 percent predict an increase. 35 percent think sales
remains the same.
MaterialDistrict will take place in 2021
MaterialDistrict will also not take place in June. The event that
had to take place in Rotterdam last March was first
body has shifted, but now the organization reports that the next edition
will not take place until 2021.
Denim Première Vision in Milan is canceled
Denim Première Vision's Milan trade show, scheduled for June 10 and 11,
is postponed. The edition is now scheduled for May 26-27, 2021. The
exhibition organization reports that it is working on a Denim Village pop-up event
during Premiere Vision Paris which is on the agenda for 15 to 17
September. The winter edition of Denim Première Vision in Berlin on 24 and 25
November will continue as usual.
French fashion group SMCP has seen sales fall by 16.7 percent
in the first quarter
Turnover amounted to 228.7 million euros at the end of the period.
SMCP CEO Daniel Lalonde reports that the group got off to a good start in 2020,
but that the coronavirus outbreak affected all regions in which
the group is active. Although the pandemic will also have an impact on it
In the second quarter, the CEO reports, the company sees improvement and
recovery in China.
The Andam Awards will be reshaped this year. Instead of a
new competition for the Andam Grand Prix, the French
fashion prize for young design talent, will be prizes during this edition
awarded to two previous winners or finalists of the competition. It
The aim is to support existing French brands at the time of the
corona crisis. The usual Grand Prix is postponed to next
years. The two smaller prizes of the competition, the Pierre Bergéprijs and
the Innovation Prize will be awarded. This year's winners are
announced on July 2, 2020.
Photo credit: Denim Premiere Vision