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Replay dives deeper into recycled denim

Replay dives deeper into recycled denim

​Fashion Box’s Replay brand is intensifying its focus on sustainability with the launch of ‘double green’ denim in a partnership with Sanko Tekstil-owned denim leader Isko.
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West End launches new measures to attract Christmas shoppers

West End launches new measures to attract Christmas shoppers

​London’s West End is going the extra mile to attract shoppers for the run-up to the festive period. It's introducing new safety measures as it tries to reassure nervous shoppers that physical stores are Covid-secure.
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Zara opens largest store in Asia in Beijing

Zara opens largest store in Asia in Beijing

Inditex’s flagship brand is expanding in Asia with the opening of its largest regional store in Beijing. The new location spreads across 3,500 sq m over four floors. Zara first launched in China in 2004.
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Ashley's Frasers Group raises offer to buy Debenhams - report

Ashley's Frasers Group raises offer to buy Debenhams - report

​It seems that Frasers Group CEO Mike Ashley is once again targeting Debenhams as a takeover candidate with a report at the weekend saying he's renewing his interest in the department stores chain. 
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Bluewater owner Landsec's new strategy includes London focus

Bluewater owner Landsec's new strategy includes London focus

Property giant Landsec shared the broad outlines of a new strategy from still-new CEO Mark Allan on Monday and it may surprise some that it includes a continuing focus on retail, on London and on giant regional malls. 
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LVMH offloads R.M. Williams to Australian mining billionaire Forrest

LVMH offloads R.M. Williams to Australian mining billionaire Forrest

Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest said his private company bought bootmaker R.M. Williams from French fashion giant LVMH, returning ownership of the famed fashion label to its home country after six years.
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Very.co.uk partners with Re-Fashion in circularity push

Very.co.uk partners with Re-Fashion in circularity push

The new partnership will encourage Very.co.uk customers to reduce their clothes waste by donating their unwanted items. “We recognise the responsibility we have for the products we sell," said the brand.
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Amid e-commerce boom, anti-Amazon Shopify takes flight

Amid e-commerce boom, anti-Amazon Shopify takes flight

The pandemic has forced businesses worldwide to pivot online to survive, and many have turned to Shopify, a Canadian company that has emerged as a thriving alternative to Amazon.
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Amid tensions with China, India warns Amazon, Flipkart over country of origin rule

Amid tensions with China, India warns Amazon, Flipkart over country of origin rule

The Indian government has warned Amazon.com's local unit and Walmart's Flipkart that sellers on their platforms are not complying with a rule requiring that a product's country of origin be specified.
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Boohoo prepares for appointment of new auditor

Boohoo prepares for appointment of new auditor

Boohoo Group Plc said on Friday a process has begun to appoint a new auditor at the British fashion retailer.
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Luxury industry decision-makers stay upbeat despite Covid-19

Luxury industry decision-makers stay upbeat despite Covid-19

Nearly half of the luxury industry's top managers are expecting sector sales to return to 2019 levels from 2021, reflecting adjustments in their business models, according to a study by French consulting firm MAD.
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Caleres appoints vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion

Caleres appoints vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion

The parent company of Famous Footwear, Sam Edelman and Dr. Scholl’s Shoes announced on Thursday that it has named Amy Hunter as its new vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion, effective October 21.
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VF Corp shows signs of recovery, posts higher-than-expected earnings

VF Corp shows signs of recovery, posts higher-than-expected earnings

As it continues to deal with the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Denver, Colorado-based apparel and footwear company announced second-quarter net income of $256.7 million on Friday.
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Amiri does Lautner 'n' Roll in Beverly Hills

Amiri does Lautner 'n' Roll in Beverly Hills

One brand keeping very busy despite the pandemic is Amiri, which opened its debut boutique last week on Rodeo Drive, and followed that up with a Friday morning show in Los Angeles.
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Edinburgh Woollen Mill to cut 600 jobs

Edinburgh Woollen Mill to cut 600 jobs

EWM on Friday confirmed that 50 of its stores will close with the loss of 600 jobs. Most of the closures are focused on Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Peacocks with the job losses largely being shop floor workers.
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Zalando seeks right fit with deal to buy body scanning startup

Zalando seeks right fit with deal to buy body scanning startup

Zalando has acquired Fision, a Zurich-based software company whose body-scanning app includes a virtual dressing room to help buyers easily judge whether a garment will be the right size for them.
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