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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.
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.
Shoe Zone upbeat on profits as trading improves
In the briefest of brief trading updates (all of 77 words), budget footwear retailer Shoe Zone issued some good news about the business environment and profits on Friday.
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.
Copenhagen Fashion Week announces brand line up for expanded SS24 event
Copenhagen Fashion Week has revealed the line-up for the SS24 edition as it gears up for expansion via an extra show day, with it starting on a Monday afternoon this time.
BFC Chair issues rallying cry with new strategy manifesto
As a small-scale June edition of London Fashion Week gets under way, the BFC's Chair David Pemsel has issued a strategy update and rallying cry that sets out what the body wants to do but adds it needs help to do that.
Edit LDN launches National Vintage League collab
The National Vintage League brand has launched a curated and edited collection exclusively on The Edit LDN.
Jacadi, Sézane, Frame descend on Marylebone Village
It’s been a successful spring for London property company Howard de Walden Estate attracting a host of new retailers to the 92-acre Marylebone Village region.
Il Porticciolo kidswear to open on London's King's Road
Il Porticciolo is to open a London flagship on the King’s Road in early September, as the luxury childrenswear brand relocates from nearby Sydney Street.
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.
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.
H&M names 10 Global Change Award winners, has doubled the prize fund
It’s been a busy few weeks for award winner announcements and on Thursday, H&M Group named the winners of its Global Change Award, its “early-stage innovation challenge seeking bright minds that can transform fashion”.
Interview: Hamilton + Hare's eight steps to brand-creation success
Celebrating its 10th anniversary next year, upscale menswear business Hamilton & Hare has become a fixture on London’s Chiltern Street.
Coach rolls out Coachtopia via Selfridges' Worn Again project
Tapestry’s Coach brand is further rolling out its major circularity initiative Coachtopia in the UK with a debut outside of London.
FatFace expands to Canada
Hungry for further international expansion, UK-based fashion retailer FatFace has debuted in Canada with three stores, and plans to expand its physical presence there while adding a country-specific website in 2024.
Joe Browns opens first new store in four years
Lifestyle fashion and home retailer Joe Browns continues its physical store rollout opening a store in Bowness-on-Windemere “putting the affluent lakes area firmly on the fashion map”.