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Business

Primark to cut 400 management roles, won't raise prices

Primark to cut 400 management roles, won't raise prices

Primark management is to pay the heavy price of countering rising costs with 400 retail bosses set to lose their jobs in the UK, as the retailer is having to offset the high costs of Covid and a squeezed supply chain.
Fashion
Business
Savills seeks new occupier for John Lewis Aberdeen store space. Will it switch from retail?

Savills seeks new occupier for John Lewis Aberdeen store space. Will it switch from retail?

A buyer is being sought for the prime retail location in Aberdeen city centre formerly occupied by John Lewis. Real estate advisor Savills has been appointed to fill the 200,000 sq ft, four-storey space.
Fashion
Retail

Rioja Estates and TORG International join forces on new developments

​With outlet centres continuing to be one of the most buoyant retail destination types, it’s interesting that Sweden’s TORG International has forged an alliance with leading UK outlet developer Rioja Estates.
Fashion
Retail

Signet prelim holiday sales soar more than 30%

Signet Jewelers announced on Thursday preliminary sales figures for the all-important holiday season, revealing a more than 30% surge in total sales for the nine weeks ending January 1, 2022. 
Fashion
Business

Trade shows

Bijorhca show ready to begin 150th edition

Bijorhca show ready to begin 150th edition

On Friday January 21, international jewellery show Bijorhca will kick off its 150th edition at the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre in Paris, showcasing some 100 exhibitors over four days.
Luxury
Trade shows
Pitti Uomo’s gamble pays off

Pitti Uomo’s gamble pays off

The world's premier menswear show ended on Thursday evening with a positive outcome, welcoming 4,900 buyers in total, more than double the attendance of the June session, and auguring well for the rest of the season.
Fashion
Trade shows

Première Vision New York to showcase 116 exhibitors on January 18-19

The Première Vision New York show will be held again at Center415 on Fifth Avenue on January 18-19. It isn’t yet a return to normalcy, though foreign buyers will be able to attend following the US borders’ reopening.
Fashion
Trade shows

Pitti Uomo 101 opens with grinta, Baldinini, AlphaTauri and Caruso

They may be letting unvaccinated tennis players into Australia, but here at Pitti Uomo 101 in Florence, Covid passes are obligatory, each entrant is temperature checked, and everyone wears a PPF8 masks. 
Fashion
Trade shows