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Bargain-focused Britons unsure if the high street is worth saving

Bargain-focused Britons unsure if the high street is worth saving

​Here’s some news the UK high street might not want to hear. Some 21% of Britons think physical retail isn’t worth saving, preferring to do most or all of their shopping online, a new study from Savoo claims.
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Calida group’s chief digital officer steps down

Calida group’s chief digital officer steps down

Stefan Mues, chief digital officer of Swiss group Calida, owner of Aubade, Lafuma Mobilier and Calida, is leaving the company. His successor has not yet been announced.
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Denim Première Vision stages in-person/digital hybrid show

Denim Première Vision stages in-person/digital hybrid show

The denim industry trade show is currently being held in Milan in a hybrid format, both in-person and online, with the exhibitors’ collections and the event’s scheduled conferences available in digital format.
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UK e-shoppers browsing but not buying, yet fashion is buoyant - report

UK e-shoppers browsing but not buying, yet fashion is buoyant - report

​UK shoppers are browsing online but not buying, the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index showed on Thursday. But at least they still seem to be focused on fashion with the category staying strong
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Jordan 1 Mids demand surges, women drive trend says StockX

Jordan 1 Mids demand surges, women drive trend says StockX

​Jordan 1 Mid sneakers are seeing “huge growth” in demand on resale market platform StockX with women proving to be big fans of the style, it said in a new report on Thursday.
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Very Group offers roles for tech career returners

Very Group offers roles for tech career returners

Online retailer Very Group said on Thursday that it’s “offering a path back into technology roles for people who have taken a career break”.
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BFC Foundation names MA Scholarship recipients

BFC Foundation names MA Scholarship recipients

​The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced the recipients of its 2021/22 BFC Foundation MA Scholarship schemes that provide funding to fashion design students. 
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Gen X drive biggest shift in sustainable shopping - report

Gen X drive biggest shift in sustainable shopping - report

As over a third of Britons change their buying behaviour, it’s not Gen Z who are driving the biggest shift in shopping sustainably, but older shopping groups.
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Free pop-up space to house fashion designers on Oxford Street

Free pop-up space to house fashion designers on Oxford Street

​A former New Look flagship store on Oxford street is set to house fashion labels for free as Westminster Council invests in the revival of what was London’s and Europe’s premier shopping street pre-pandemic.
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Fast Retailing bounces back as Uniqlo and Theory improve

Fast Retailing bounces back as Uniqlo and Theory improve

Japanese giant Fast Retailing has reported operating profit above analysts’ expectations and expects the figure to climb further in the year ahead.
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Pepco powers ahead in latest year, despite pandemic impact

Pepco powers ahead in latest year, despite pandemic impact

​European budget-focused retailer Pepco Group has reported a strong annual revenue rise and forecast profits at the upper end of market expectations.
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Vuori raises $400 million ahead of international expansion

Vuori raises $400 million ahead of international expansion

The Southern Californian activewear brand announced on Wednesday that it has received a $400 million investment from SoftBank, bringing the company’s total valuation up to $4 billion as it prepares for global expansion.
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Aritzia sales receive boost from “unprecedented growth” in US

Aritzia sales receive boost from “unprecedented growth” in US

The Vancouver-based fashion retailer announced a year-over-year increase of 74.9% in its second-quarter revenues on Wednesday, as strong progress in the United States accelerated the company’s sales growth.
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Spreadshirt puts Sven Burscher in charge of its 190 product licences

Spreadshirt puts Sven Burscher in charge of its 190 product licences

After poaching a new marketplace manager from Zalando, the customised apparel and accessories specialist has hired Sven Burscher to oversee the 190 international product licenses it holds.
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Poshmark acquires sneaker authentication tech company Suede One

Poshmark acquires sneaker authentication tech company Suede One

The secondhand fashion marketplace has made its first acquisition of another company, purchasing the virtual sneaker authentication platform for an undisclosed sum.
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Christmas stock worries mount as port turns away ships

Christmas stock worries mount as port turns away ships

The UK government is attempting to allay fears of Christmas product shortages after container ships were being turned away at a key UK port due to over-capacity.
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