Pentland Brands has relaunched its B2B website with positive results. A combination of rising demand in online shopping and retailers adapting to an unpredictable retail climate has seen over 1,200 join Pentland Connect.
Graduate Fashion Week is on the move. Organiser Graduate Fashion Foundation (GFF) is moving the BA Fashion talent showcase to one of London’s newest and brightest shopping developments — Coal Drops Yard in King’s Cross.
The sale of four Arcadia brands to ASOS on Monday was no surprise. But what was a surprise was that no mention whatsoever was made of the future of store jobs at the Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT businesses.
Fast Retailing announced another same-store sales increase for its Japanese Uniqlo operation on Tuesday with comparable sales (including online) rising 2% year-on-year. Meanwhile, total sales rose 1.8%.
Peter Ruis, the UK fashion executive who used to run Jigsaw and was Executive Buying & Brand Director at John Lewis, is moving to Canada to run Indigo, the country’s largest books and lifestyle retailer.
A new study published by the CFDA and PVH reveals the recent progress made by the fashion industry in DEI and highlights six areas for future growth: awareness, access, promotion, advocacy, compensation and belonging.
The coup in Myanmar is expected to dampen the already tepid interest of U.S. and Western companies in investing in Myanmar, and may prompt some big U.S. companies to pull out, trade experts and analysts said on Monday.