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Puma to open at Gloucester Quays
Sports giant Puma is set to open a store at the South West UK outlet destination Gloucester Quays in the coming weeks.
Simply Be owner N Brown struggles in tough environment
Struggling e-tailer N Brown will have been hoping that better results in the fourth quarter could boost its full-year numbers after Q3 had seen revenues falling in the face of the cost-of-living crisis.
Munich posts 40% revenue growth in 2022-23, expands internationally
The Spanish sneakers brand hit record sales in 2022, with revenue up by 40% to €74.3 million. Revenue in Italy was up 20%, as Munich continued to expand internationally, and opened new monobrand stores in Spain.
UK May fashion spend is weak say Barclays and BRC
Britain's retail and consumer spending was sluggish in May, two reports showed on Tuesday, with the latest figures from the British retail Consortium and from Barclays offering up bad news for the fashion sector.
Photographers Michael Avedon and James Dylan launch new publication Breach
The creatives, grandsons of Richard Avedon and Bob Dylan, respectively, found a photography first publication with digital and print issues.
Knowledge key for Gen Z who'd return less if they knew about carbon impact
We’ve heard a lot about how returns are causing a major problem for retailers in the fashion sector at present, but a new study suggests that better communication about the impact of returns could make a difference.
ASOS sees bid approach as share price slumbers - report
ASOS is believed to have received a £1 billion takeover approach a few months ago from a Turkish company taking advantage of the potential in its giant market but also its falling share price.
Columbia Sportswear's Sorel CEO to depart
Columbia Sportswear announced on Friday that Mark Nenow, president of its Sorel brand, has resigned in order to focus on his health.
Gap settles Patagonia trademark lawsuit over 'iconic' pocket design
Outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia Inc has settled its lawsuit accusing Gap Inc of illegally copying the "iconic" snapped flap pocket that the company has long featured on its fleece outerwear.
Edward Enninful to exit British Vogue, taking on global advisory role
And another one bites the dust. Edward Enninful is to exit British Vogue the magazine has made known, making him the latest editor-in-chief of a Vogue in the past several years to exit their position.
M&S expands shoe brands offer as it targets major footwear growth
M&S is making a big play for British consumers’ footwear spend and is adding more third-party footwear labels to its Brands At M&S offer with a focus on summer shoes that can help it in a season in which it lags.
Lululemon outlook lift thrills Wall St as yogawear stays in vogue
Lululemon raised its annual sales and profit forecasts on Thursday as wealthy Americans snap up its pricey activewear even though inflation hounds wider retail spending, sending the company’s shares up 13% after hours.
Hera names Lioness Rachel Daly as ambassador
It’s not just the women’s football World Cup fast approaching this summer (in July and August), but English professional women’s teams and English female players specifically, are hot property for fashion brands.
Sneaker marketplace Laced raises new funding
Laced — the British sneaker marketplace — is aiming to make access to in-demand products fairer and has raised £10 million/€11.2 million to help it do that.
UK consumers are festival-focused, fashion is key says eBay research
As festival season gets under way in the UK, new research shows that consumers are more focused on festivals this year than on holidays, and this is a key development for the fashion sector.
Under Armour chair offloads $100-million stake
Under Armour, Inc. announced on Wednesday its executive chair and brand chief Kevin Plank has sold $100-million worth of shares to BDT Capital Partners, an affiliate of merchant bank BDT & MSD Partners.