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Istituto Marangoni links with Katie Grand on mentorship projects

Istituto Marangoni links with Katie Grand on mentorship projects

​Istituto Marangoni London has collaborated with fashion publishing expert and creative consultant Katie Grand. She will stage a series of masterclasses and workshops.
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Scotch & Soda adds compostable packaging in major eco drive

Scotch & Soda adds compostable packaging in major eco drive

Scotch & Soda has announced a partnership with TIPA, a company that creates compostable and biodegradable packaging solutions. 
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Fashion sales sprint ahead in November says latest BDO retail tracker

Fashion sales sprint ahead in November says latest BDO retail tracker

​November was a ninth consecutive month of retail sales growth in the UK and fashion played a huge part in that, the latest BDO High Street Sales Tracker (HSST) showed on Friday.
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The RealReal reports 51% GMV increase in November

The RealReal reports 51% GMV increase in November

The luxury resale marketplace announced on Thursday that gross merchandise value on its platform totaled approximately $146 million in November, with growth driven by shopping holidays such as Black Friday.
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Primark has big plans for Ireland, makes flagship return to Country Carlow site

Primark has big plans for Ireland, makes flagship return to Country Carlow site

​Primark has big plans for its Republic of Ireland operation, earmarking €250 million (£212.7 million) of capital investment there over the next 10 years. 
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Omicron variant to boost online festive sales says ParcelHero

Omicron variant to boost online festive sales says ParcelHero

​UK consumer concerns over the new Omicron coronavirus variant will mean there will be another £35 billion+ online spend this Christmas, predicts ParcelHero.
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Mall owner Hammerson expects higher full-year profit as more shoppers step out

Mall owner Hammerson expects higher full-year profit as more shoppers step out

British mall operator Hammerson on Thursday projected higher annual earnings as more people visited its malls in since lockdown restrictions were eased and performance at its luxury outlets was better than expected.
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Fast Retailing unveils new Lifewear-based eco business strategy, reports Uniqlo sales

Fast Retailing unveils new Lifewear-based eco business strategy, reports Uniqlo sales

​Fast Retailing announced on Thursday that it’s “advancing”  its LifeWear concept and has “formulated Fiscal 2030 Targets and an Action Plan for core aspects of sustainability”.
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Most Arcadia stores still empty, despite opening boom

Most Arcadia stores still empty, despite opening boom

​We may be seeing something of a mini store opening boom at the moment, but huge numbers of stores belonging to failed businesses remain empty and that can be seen clearly from the large number of vacant Arcadia sites.
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Thailand's Central denies Selfridges buy after report says it won £4bn race for firm

Thailand's Central denies Selfridges buy after report says it won £4bn race for firm

Thailand’s Central Group has denied it’s in talks to buy Selfridges after it was reported globally that the firm will buy the business, perhaps as soon as this month.
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Adidas completes second share buyback program of 2021

Adidas completes second share buyback program of 2021

The German sportswear giant announced on Wednesday that it has completed its second share buyback program of the year, repurchasing 1,619,683 shares for a total of 450 million euros.
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Balmain kicks off Miami Art Week with Saype

Balmain kicks off Miami Art Week with Saype

Luxury brand Balmain is set to kick off Miami Art Week on Wednesday with an ephemeral contemporary art installation from French-Swiss art pioneer Saype.
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G-III tops guidance with 23% sales rise in third quarter

G-III tops guidance with 23% sales rise in third quarter

The parent company of brands including Donna Karan, DKNY and Sonia Rykiel has reported net sales of $1.02 billion for Q3, reflecting a 22.8% increase from $826.6 million in the same period in the previous year.
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How major fashion brands could be contributing to Amazon deforestation

How major fashion brands could be contributing to Amazon deforestation

A report from the Stand.earth NGO highlights the links between some major fashion brands and suppliers whose activity contributes to Amazon rainforest destruction.
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Malls and retail parks were Black Friday winners - Ipsos

Malls and retail parks were Black Friday winners - Ipsos

​Ease and buying in comfort played into the hands of shopping centres and retail parks when it came to Black Friday’s week-long shopping event, with both making the most of the cold weather.
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Fashion Awards red carpet drove search spike for floral print dresses

Fashion Awards red carpet drove search spike for floral print dresses

​Red carpet events may have been thin on the ground in the past 18 months, but they still have the power to influence consumer fashion choices. And two high-profile red carpets have shown that in the past few few days.
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