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Latest lockdowns make £1.1bn dent in Primark sales

Latest lockdowns make £1.1bn dent in Primark sales

Primark will have lost around £1.1 billion worth of sales due to lockdowns and other restrictions in the 27 weeks up to the end of this month, the value retailer said on Thursday.
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Kith opens first European store in Paris

Kith opens first European store in Paris

The American brand founded by Ronnie Fieg is opening a store in the French capital. Spread over three floors, the 16,000-square-foot location not only offers the label's latest collections, but also a restaurant. 
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Revolve earnings soar in fourth quarter

Revolve earnings soar in fourth quarter

The Los Angeles-based online fashion retailer reported Q4 net income of $19.0 million on Wednesday, representing a year-over-year increase of 126% compared to $8.4 million in the prior-year period.
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L Brands tops earnings expectations; revenues fall short on Victoria’s Secret weakness

L Brands tops earnings expectations; revenues fall short on Victoria’s Secret weakness

The Victoria’s Secret parent company reported fourth-quarter income of $860.3 million, or $3.03 per share, on Wednesday, beating analysts’ estimates of $2.91 per share.
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T.J. Maxx parent misses estimates as lockdowns cut sales by $1 billion

T.J. Maxx parent misses estimates as lockdowns cut sales by $1 billion

Discount store operator TJX Cos Inc missed estimates for holiday-quarter results on Wednesday, as coronavirus-induced lockdowns in Europe and Canada shaved about $1 billion off its sales.
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Missoni celebrates 'normal life' at virtual Milan Fashion Week

Missoni celebrates 'normal life' at virtual Milan Fashion Week

Italian brand Missoni kicked off the first day of Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, with designers once again forced to swap the buzzing catwalks for digital presentations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Roman empress Fendi by Kim Jones

Roman empress Fendi by Kim Jones

Kim Jones appreciates a powerful woman; like the Fendi sisters or the latter-day empresses of style that starred in his first women’s ready-to-wear collection for the fashion house, unveiled Wednesday.
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John Lewis fashion buying director to quit this spring

John Lewis fashion buying director to quit this spring

​John Lewis’s buying director of fashion is set to stand down after many years at the firm. But it seems the move isn't linked to the retailer’s general restructuring. Christine Kasoulis will leave to focus on her MBA. 
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Vestiaire Collective's Fanny Moizant quits SMCP board

Vestiaire Collective's Fanny Moizant quits SMCP board

Fanny Moizant has informed the board of SMCP that she’s stepping down as a director. The move comes as she needs to be “fully focused on her other activities, in particular the development of Vestiaire Collective”
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Online retailers launch new trade body to champion digital cause

Online retailers launch new trade body to champion digital cause

Increasingly under-fire e-commerce retailers are making a stand. ASOS, Boohoo, The Hut Group, Ocado, AO World and Gymshark have launched The UK Digital Business Association (UKDBA).
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H&M's Innovation Stories concept drives it deeper into sustainability

H&M's Innovation Stories concept drives it deeper into sustainability

H&M is launching a new product concept called Innovation Stories with the first of a range of collections that will drop this year debuting March 18. Each drop will celebrate "forward-thinking sustainability processes”.
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Fashion e-commerce sites straggle behind in search visibility

Fashion e-commerce sites straggle behind in search visibility

With Covid-19 disrupting traditional brick-and-mortar retail, e-commerce saw a boom in 2020. But according to a new report from Searchmetrics, fashion retailers lagged behind in terms of online search visibility.
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Milan Fashion Week kicks off king-size phygital edition on Tuesday

Milan Fashion Week kicks off king-size phygital edition on Tuesday

Milan Fashion Week, almost wholly digital, will run until March 1. Italy’s top labels will all take part, except Versace, alongside many debut names like Del Core, a new entry premiering with a real show.
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Mango to retail third-party labels via its e-shop

Mango to retail third-party labels via its e-shop

Like Spanish fashion retailers Tendam, El Ganso and Scalpers, Mango wants its e-shop to become a marketplace for brands compatible with its positioning, and has inked a deal with Italian lingerie label Intimissimi.
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London Fashion Week climaxes with Simone Rocha and the QEII Award

London Fashion Week climaxes with Simone Rocha and the QEII Award

London Fashion Week ended Tuesday night after scores of virtual shows, presentations and debates, with a collection by Simone Rocha, and Priya Ahluwalia winning the latest Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Fashion.
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Helen Lambert talks to Godfrey Deeny on what's next in etailing and retailing

Helen Lambert talks to Godfrey Deeny on what's next in etailing and retailing

One of the great retailing experts, Helen Lambert, talks with Godfrey Deeny about what's next in e-tailing and what's up with her latest project, online wholesale platform Style Pulse, in our latest podcast.
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