14 January, 2023 - 17 January, 2023
Riva del Garda, Italy
01 February, 2023 - 02 February, 2023
New York, United States
13 March, 2023 - 15 March, 2023
22 April, 2023 - 26 April, 2023
North Carolina, USA
17 June, 2023 - 20 June, 2023
Riva del Garda , Italy
The Italian luxury fashion label said retail sales were significantly impacted by store closures in the first half of 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
At constant foreign exchange rates, Prada’s retail sales declined 32% for the first half of the year, while wholesale sales were down 71%. The company said that, on average, 40% of the retail network was closed from February to May, reaching a peak of 70% in April. E-commerce sales are said to have delivered triple-digit sales growth during and after the lockdowns. During the first half net revenue totalled €938 million, down 40%, and selling expenses of closed stores during lockdowns were €112 million. The luxury fashion label recorded a net loss of €180 million.