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Mary Portas weighs in as John Lewis controversy continues
JLP Chairman Sharon White is mulling bringing in an outside investor, but the idea has sparked a big backlash and at the weekend, a high-profile industry insider accused the retailer of losing sight of what’s important.
Acne Studios opens in the Miami Design District
Spanning 200-square-meters across two floors, the store opens with the brand’s latest spring/summer 2023 collection.
Longchamp celebrates its spring-summer collection at the Santa Monica Proper Hotel
The French brand celebrated this Thursday, March 23, its new collection at the Santa Monica Proper Hotel. Stranger Things star, Natalie Dyer, attended the event.
Naomi Campbell is star of new Fendi Peekaboo bag campaign
Naomi Campbell is back as the face of the Fendi Peekaboo bag for its SS23 campaign, shot by British photographer David Sims.
M&S spring style campaign puts bigger focus on men's and kidswear
M&S has unveiled its spring style marketing campaign and it’s interesting that the company said the campaign “has an upweighted focus on kids and menswear".
Sports Direct owner mulls buying France's Go Sport
One of the UK’s most acquisitive companies as far as distressed brands are concerned — Frasers Group — is mulling the purchase of France-based Go Sport out of insolvency.
Movado annual earnings up on international wholesale, own stores sales growth
Movado Group, Inc. announced on Thursday net sales increased 2.7% to $751.9 million for the fiscal 2023 year, on growth in the watchmaker's international wholesale business and own stores.
Sports Direct opens "most advanced store to date"
It’s Frasers Group’s third and newest Sports Direct UK flagship and it’s set to be “the pinnacle” of the brand’s retail offer, as well as “the most advanced store to date”.
Hai to open pop-up in London's Shoreditch
London-based womenswear label Hai opens its first UK pop-up shop in the heart of Shoreditch. The London-based clothing and accessories brand Hai is to open a six-week pop-up store on Shoreditch’s Calvert Avenue.
H&M x Mugler: First look at May collab
H&M has shared more details of its Mugler collab that will be launching in May with the company, calling it a "landmark partnership" via a collection helmed by Mugler’s creative director Casey Cadwallader.
Joe Browns announces plans for 10 new stores
Joe Browns is to open 10 stores across the UK by the end of 2024 a big expansion from its current two stores. And it will dip its toe in the water of franchising with an additional location to open soon in Cumbria.
Seraphine gets majority shareholder support for go-private plan
Maternitywear specialist Seraphine announced on Thursday that it has received majority support for its plan to go private and that the share purchase offer will close as of 6 April when the firm will be de-listed.
Flannels launches major Youth-Phoria project as Oxford St flagship becomes Flannels X
As one of the UK’s fastest-growing high-end chains, Flannels has become a key destination for young luxury consumers. And its latest development both adds to and underlines that with the launch of Youth-Phoria.
Fashion Trust U.S. reveals the winners of its first American edition
Fashion Trust U.S. Awards, the American version of Fashion Trust, a non-profit initiative to support emerging designers in the United States, revealed its winners last night in Los Angeles.
H&M to open experiential store at centre: mk
H&M has upsized and relocated in Milton Keynes to centre:mk, the town’s increasingly successful mall. And the new store will be special, according to the fashion retailer.
UK inflation rises as womenswear prices jump
UK inflation has risen again, a sign that we’re not out of the woods yet and consumer activity is still being hurt by surging prices with fashion prices rising faster than they've done in over a decade.