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Business

Allbirds raises $100 million to fund growth and sustainability mission

Allbirds raises $100 million to fund growth and sustainability mission

Allbirds announced the closing of a Series E funding round of $100 million, which will help the footwear maker strategically enter new product categories sustainably. 
Fashion
Business
Henri Lloyd goes D2C, prices are lower

Henri Lloyd goes D2C, prices are lower

​Clothing brand Henri Lloyd has shifted its business model via a new focus on direct-to-consumer with third-party distributors and retailers no longer selling the brand.
Fashion
Retail

Brand Architekts swings to loss on tariff issues and lockdowns

​Brand Architects reported its final results for the year to June on Monday and was upbeat despite making a loss. Tariff wars and the pandemic hurt its figures but its business transformation is on track.
Beauty
Business

Intu Milton Keynes taken over by new owner of its Merry Hill mall

Intu Milton Keynes is the latest shopping centre belonging to the failed malls giant to change hands with the property having been taken over by a new asset manager, Ellandi.
Fashion
Retail

Trade shows

October's Harrogate Bridal show postponed

October's Harrogate Bridal show postponed

The organisers of Harrogate Bridal Show have confirmed that the event will be postponed to 2021, with a virtual showroom replacing the original October conference.
Fashion
Trade shows
Pure London and Shoptalk organiser Hyve makes more cost savings as revenue plunges

Pure London and Shoptalk organiser Hyve makes more cost savings as revenue plunges

​Tradeshows organiser Hyve Group said on Wednesday that it’s making further cost savings as it issued a trading update and said revenue was down but it remains resilient.
Fashion
Trade shows

Kingpins to launch digital show this October

Created in partnership with sourcing marketplace Material Exchange, the virtual trade show promises "a robust and flexible digital showroom platform," equipped with helpful tools and features for denim mills and buyers.
Fashion
Trade shows

Fashion’s latest online marketplace launches with The Style Pulse

Milan Fashion Week will witness the full launch of a new B2B digital fashion wholesale project named The Style Pulse, with an innovative business model and an experienced global team.
Fashion
Trade shows