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The Egyptian modelling agency 'decolonising beauty standards'

The Egyptian modelling agency 'decolonising beauty standards'

Between the frenzied rush of wardrobe changes and photographers readying for shoots, Iman Eldeeb's agency is slowly breaking new ground for Egypt's fashion scene by hiring a diverse line-up of models.
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Under Armour appoints chief consumer officer

Under Armour appoints chief consumer officer

Under Armour Inc. announced on Thursday the appointment of Massimo Baratto to executive vice president, chief consumer officer.
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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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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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JD Sports to open upsized Colchester flagship

JD Sports to open upsized Colchester flagship

JD Sports continues to focus on new stores and CBRE Investment Management has signed it up to a new, upsized flagship store at “Colchester’s premier shopping destination", Lion Walk. It will open this month.
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Gymshark mulls London stock market listing

Gymshark mulls London stock market listing

​The founder of Gymshark is reportedly preparing for a stock market float in London as the lifestyle-to-performance sportswear firm continues to grow fast.
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Vans partners with Awake NY for footwear collab

Vans partners with Awake NY for footwear collab

The Californian skate brand has teamed up with the New York-based streetwear label founded by former Supreme brand director Angelo Baque to launch a collaborative collection reimagining the Classic Sk8-Hi.
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Maje launches into activewear with Varley collaboration

Maje launches into activewear with Varley collaboration

The premium French ready-to-wear and accessories label, part of the SMCP group, is entering the activewear segment via a collaboration with British sportswear and yoga brand Varley.
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ASOS shares plunge after results/CEO news, but sales still up in double-digits

ASOS shares plunge after results/CEO news, but sales still up in double-digits

​News that ASOS CEO Nick Beighton has stepped down rather put the firm’s results statement in the shade. But there’s no denying the company remains one of the most successful in fashion retail, even if growth is slowing.
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ASOS CEO is out, search starts for replacment

ASOS CEO is out, search starts for replacment

​The ASOS annual results Monday were overshadowed by CEO Nick Beighton stepping down with immediate effect. The e-tail giant said new leadership would “underpin delivery of the next phase of its global growth strategy”.
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Lululemon launches Centre For Social Impact

Lululemon launches Centre For Social Impact

Lululemon Athletica announced on Friday the launch of its Centre for Social Impact created to support physical, mental, and social wellbeing.
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Fabletics opens first European store in Berlin

Fabletics opens first European store in Berlin

The 306-square-meter boutique includes 150 square meters of retail space and a studio for fitness classes. The store is the athleisure brand's 69th location.  
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Lululemon brings Mirror to Canada

Lululemon brings Mirror to Canada

Lululemon is set to bring its interactive home gym concept Mirror to nearly 40 Lululemon stores across Canada for purchase in-store and online as of November 22.
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Adidas links with ThredUp for circular fashion initiative

Adidas links with ThredUp for circular fashion initiative

The sportswear brand has joined forces with the digital-first resale platform to launch its Choose to Give Back program, allowing consumers to send in used apparel for reuse or resale in exchange for rewards.
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Superdry burnishes sustainable credentials with Forest Green Rovers link

Superdry burnishes sustainable credentials with Forest Green Rovers link

​Superdry is collaborating with a football team, but not one that would readily spring to mind. That’s because Forest Green Rovers competes in the more minor EFL League Two in England.
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Arc’teryx appoints former Lululemon exec to VP, store development 

Arc’teryx appoints former Lululemon exec to VP, store development 

Canadian outdoor brand Arc’teryx Equipment announced on Wednesday the appointment of Chris Pelyk to VP, store development. 
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