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Thursday 17 November 2011
Benetton knits were once one of the most popular picks on the high street. But after announcing losses yesterday, the fashion giant renowned for its kaleidoscopic shades is looking off-colour, with income down 33 per cent since last year, and shares which have dropped 22 per cent since January.
Thursday 17 November 2011
The fashion brand, which in its heyday set the agenda (at least for getting press attention) with posters including a photograph of a man dying of Aids and a priest and a nun hugging, hopes to recapture its successful past while bringing the brand into the digital age. The newly revealed campaign shots, titled Unhate, show world leaders kissing each other – images include the Pope and the Sheikh of the al-Azhar mosque, Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy, and Barack Obama and Hugo Chavez. They are, of course, the result of digital manipulation.
Wednesday 09 November 2011
Steve Nielsen has finally accepted an offer to join Team Lotus as their new sporting director after turning them down last year.
A message worth repeating: Is it time to reprise the campaigning Aids posters and ads of the early years?
Friday 02 September 2011
Sunday 12 June 2011
Alessandro Benetton, head of the family firm, is banking on Italy's giant retailer becoming as famous again as it was during the 1980s and lasting another 40 years.
Sunday 05 June 2011
United Colors of Benetton will this week announce the hiring of You Nguyen as its new chief merchandising officer and creative director, as part of its new strategy to revamp the brand.
Sunday 19 September 2010
It wasn't just the Marilyn image that Andy Warhol made so famous but the humble black biker jacket too. And Italian fashion group Benetton will be raising money for the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh when it launches its black-jacket exhibition this week.
Sunday 31 January 2010
Once again, Benetton is blazing the trail; the Italian retailer announced the world's first real-time "street-casting" last week, inviting people on the street to enter a gobal modelling competition to become one of the faces of the retailer for next year.
Thursday 12 February 2009
Friday 26 September 2008
Tuesday 12 August 2008
Tesco, the world's number three retailer, said it plans to set up shop in India with a wholesale cash-and-carry business and will help Indian conglomerate Tata Group to grow its hypermarket business.
Monday 21 July 2008
Monday 10 March 2008
Airports operator BAA today announced the sale of its World Duty Free business in a deal worth £546.6m.
Sunday 09 March 2008
Tuesday 29 January 2008
With a name likeVampire Weekend, one would not be expecting to see a band comprising Upper West Side Ivy Leaguers, best known for their affection for deck shoes, yachting and cardigans. Something spooky is going on when a band member's father standing at the side of the stage looks sharper than his son. One of the most hotly tipped bands for 2008, whose self-titled debut album has only just come out, Vampire Weekend don't carry much of the cool of their forebears The Strokes. Not that the audience mind: the up-to-the-minute young indie fans, from punks to skinny-jeaned rockers to bearded folksters, along with some of the band's old mates from Columbia University, are already bitten.
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