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Edgy meets Savile Row as Daniel W Fletcher unveils Huntsman collab
Daniel W Fletcher showed AW23 in London Friday with the grandeur of RA Burlington House a fitting backdrop for his signature attention to unmissable detail with the understated perfection of Savile Row tailoring.
Jihwi Ahn wins top prize at the Cordwainers award
The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers has announced its 2023 Footwear Awards with fashion student Jihwi Ahn winning the top trophy and prize of £3,000.
Frasers Group continues building ASOS stake, now owns nearly 10%
Frasers Group has again increased its stake in ASOS, which has been at the centre of takeover speculation. It has seen acquisition-hungry Frasers upping its stake to almost 9.9% from 7.4% as the week started.
VF Corp to launch operations at distribution centre in California
VF Corporation, a leading portfolio of active-lifestyle brands, has launched operations at its new distribution centre in Ontario, California, employing approximately 550 people during peak periods.
Study: The brand strategy behind Uniqlo's basics
Analyst Retviews by Lectra examined the Japanese retailer's offer, which varies from market to market, and compared its approach with that of other fashion retailers.
Scandi brand Bite launches on Matches with pre-fall
BITE Studios, the Swedish luxury womenswear brand, has launched with e-tailer Matches for the first time.
Frasers Group inks JV deal for Sports Direct expansion to Indonesia
Frasers Group Asia Sdn Bhd (or FGA, which is a subsidiary of the UK company) has revealed a new joint venture agreement with PT. MAP Active Indonesia.
EY UK consumer index shows cost-of-living is key, eco issues take back seat
The latest EY UK Future Consumer Index shows that British consumers “are feeling the rising cost-of-living more than their European counterparts”.
Mothercare CEO exits with immediate effect
There’s been good news coming out of Mothercare as it resets itself via a completely changed business model. But it’s still facing challenges and it looks like progress isn’t fast enough with news that its CEO is out.
TikTok seeks up to $20 billion in e-commerce business this year
TikTok hopes to more than quadruple the size of its worldwide e-commerce operations to as much as $20 billion in merchandise sales this year, relying on growth in Southeast Asia, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday.
Edit LDN launches National Vintage League collab
The National Vintage League brand has launched a curated and edited collection exclusively on The Edit LDN.
John Lewis chief targets profitability by 2026
John Lewis Partnership chairman Sharon White aims to return the retailer to profit before 2026 and has told its staff she also wants to reinstate their bonus scheme.
Poor delivery options cost e-tailers billions - report
Online retailers need to sharpen up their delivery options after ‘losing’ £31.5 billion in sales annually at the checkout due to delivery-related issues.
Patagonia launches campaign to boost ocean health
Thursday is World Oceans Day 2023 and to mark that, Patagonia has launched an international environmental campaign, focused on ocean protection and restoration.
Colour key for summer 23 as M&S sees surging sales of hot tones
Colour is proving a popular purchase for consumers this season and while wardrobe staples black, navy and neutrals remain the key colours for many, hotter shades are also getting a big vote of shopper confidence.
Strandbags launches 'fashion travel' brand Nere in UK, US
Hot on the heels of Strandbags relaunching its upscale luggage brand Antler, the company is also investing in another key luggage brand it owns, with the launch of Nere in the UK and US after its 2022 ANZ debut.