The St David’s Cardiff mall is continuing to attract a raft of fashion brands. Joining the line-up at the Landsec operated mall will be women’s fashion label Mint Velvet and women’s footwear/accessories brand Carvela.
After months of speculation about who would become the new owner of the UK health and beauty Boots business, the answer is… nobody. Its current owner has pulled it from sale with buyers unwilling to pay a premium price.
The sports market continues to grow and that means we’re seeing plenty of launches and deals at present with the latest deal being for a UK business and a French one that are combining to create a major sports group.
The Woolmark Company has partnered with British designer Edward Crutchley for its first guest curation on The Wool Lab, the company’s wool sourcing platform, where he explores "global cultural references."
The Californian designer has presented his Spring/Summer 2023 collection in the French capital, featuring also looks from his collaboration with the denim giant, all immediately available in Paris and worldwide.
The Scottish textiles industry is being funded by a £2 million injection to help “reduce its environmental burden”. Zero Waste Scotland and the Scottish government have launched their ‘Circular Textiles Fund’.
The British economy could be in line for a “painful inflation spiral”, the Bank of England’s chief economist Huw Pill has warned. He points to a shortage of workers and businesses’ willingness to pass on higher costs.