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Burberry links with Leeds 2023 to celebrate culture in West Yorkshire

Burberry links with Leeds 2023 to celebrate culture in West Yorkshire

Burberry is expanding its cultural and community credentials, announcing a partnership with Leeds 2023, tying itself into a year-long celebration with the city and the wider West Yorkshire region.
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Department and fashion stores suffer most from pandemic's high street impact - report

Department and fashion stores suffer most from pandemic's high street impact - report

Just how major the changes have been on Britain's high streets after two years of lockdowns and trading restrictions can be seen in a new report, with department stores and fashion retail hit the hardest.
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Prada hires former Luxottica chief Andrea Guerra as new CEO

Prada hires former Luxottica chief Andrea Guerra as new CEO

Italian fashion group Prada, confirmed on Tuesday that it would name former Luxottica chief Andrea Guerra as its new chief executive officer to ease a transition at the helm to the next generation of the founding family.
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Is Jean Touitou ready to give up A.P.C.?

Is Jean Touitou ready to give up A.P.C.?

The Atelier de Création et Production, founded in 1987 in Paris by Jean Touitou, is looking for buyers according to the weekly Challenges. The mandate has been given to the investment bank Rothschild & Co.
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Battersea Power Station makes senior promotions, launches Christmas makeover

Battersea Power Station makes senior promotions, launches Christmas makeover

​Battersea Power Station has named Sam Cotton Head of Asset Management and Kate Boothman Meier Head of Communications and Marketing following its reopening as a major London mall in October.
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Consumer concerns dent November fashion spend, despite the need for cold-weather clothes

Consumer concerns dent November fashion spend, despite the need for cold-weather clothes

​UK consumer spending rose last month, but it didn’t manage to keep up with inflation so represented a drop in real terms, two key monthly surveys showed on Tuesday.
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Amiri opens in Dubai

Amiri opens in Dubai

Los Angeles-based luxury brand Amiri has opened its first flagship store in the Middle East at The Dubai Mall. 
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Ferragamo offers 760 employees shopping vouchers to cope with inflation

Ferragamo offers 760 employees shopping vouchers to cope with inflation

Italian luxury goods group Salvatore Ferragamo said on Monday it will offer part of its employees 1,000 euros ($1,055) each in shopping vouchers to help them cope with inflation.
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Power of pink helps Valentino's Piccioli to another top designer title at Fashion Awards

Power of pink helps Valentino's Piccioli to another top designer title at Fashion Awards

Valentino’s creative director scooped the top prize at the Fashion Awards in London on Monday evening. Pierpaolo Piccioli was named designer of the year at the British Fashion Council-organised event.
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Fausto Puglisi unveils a transatlantic Roberto Cavalli pre-fall

Fausto Puglisi unveils a transatlantic Roberto Cavalli pre-fall

Barely off the plane from Miami, Fausto Puglisi has unveiled pre-fall Roberto Cavalli, and it’s also a meeting of USA and Italy; Southwest and Sicily; Millicent Rogers and la moda.
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Fendi: last stop for the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Baguette bag, in Milan

Fendi: last stop for the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Baguette bag, in Milan

After the show, the pop-up in New York, the book and the collaborations, the Italian luxury house has dressed the windows of the Rinascente, in Milan, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its iconic bag.
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UK retail lifted by stronger weekly footfall numbers

UK retail lifted by stronger weekly footfall numbers

​At last, some much-needed good news for UK retailers. Footfall rose 5.4% week-on-week across all UK retail destinations in the seven days to 3 December, said Springboard. Increases were seen across all key destinations.
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Bucherer strengthens secondhand watches business with Rolex deal

Bucherer strengthens secondhand watches business with Rolex deal

Swiss luxury jewellery brand Bucherer is strengthening its position in the pre-owned watches business, becoming the first retailer in Europe to join the Rolex Certified Pre-Owned programme.
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Amazon, M&S, Adidas top new survey-based retail performance index

Amazon, M&S, Adidas top new survey-based retail performance index

​Amazon, M&S and Adidas have emerged strongly from the newly-launched Retail Performance Index compiled by agency VCCP. It’s based on a survey of 3,000 consumers and looks at strength in “the buying moment”.
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Gen Z is fastest growing group of tax-free shoppers - Planet report

Gen Z is fastest growing group of tax-free shoppers - Planet report

​Tax-free shopping among Gen Z consumers is growing faster than for any other age group, new research from software and payments specialist Planet shows.
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66ºNorth opens UK Regent Street store, will be European flagship

66ºNorth opens UK Regent Street store, will be European flagship

​Icelandic outerwear brand 66ºNorth has opened the doors to its UK flagship. The retail store is in the heart of London’s West End and also serves as the brand’s European flagship.
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