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Ready-to-wear label Cushnie is shutting down

Ready-to-wear label Cushnie is shutting down

The designer said her brand was dealt a fatal financial blow by the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on business. 
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Amazon forecasts jump in holiday sales - and pandemic costs

Amazon forecasts jump in holiday sales - and pandemic costs

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday forecast a jump in holiday sales - and costs related to Covid-19 - as consumers continued to shop more online during the pandemic.
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Shopify earnings beat as more merchants use its platform for online reach

Shopify earnings beat as more merchants use its platform for online reach

Canada’s Shopify Inc beat Wall Street estimates for third-quarter earnings on Thursday as more brick-and-mortar retailers opted for its e-commerce platform to tap a surge in online shopping due to the coronavirus crisis.
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Facing the second wave, trade show Ispo will go fully online in February 2021

Facing the second wave, trade show Ispo will go fully online in February 2021

Trade show Ispo’s organisers have decided that the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic does not allow for the possibility of a hybrid event in 2021. The Munich-based sports industry fair will take place fully online.
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BFC sets dates for next three London Fashion Weeks, but calls off independent men’s season in January

BFC sets dates for next three London Fashion Weeks, but calls off independent men’s season in January

The British Fashion Council, UK fashion’s governing body, announced on Thursday the dates of the next three editions of London Fashion Week, even as it revealed that there would be no January menswear season in 2021.
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Know the Origin relaunches sustainable shopping platform

Know the Origin relaunches sustainable shopping platform

Sustainable fashion and lifestyle marketplace Know The Origin has relaunched its shopping platform. It now helps customers “see” their impact with an ‘impact calculator’ that shows the good that shopping ethically does.
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Ralph Lauren misses revenue estimates, sees more pandemic pain ahead

Ralph Lauren misses revenue estimates, sees more pandemic pain ahead

Ralph Lauren Corp missed revenue estimates for the second quarter on Thursday, as fewer customers spent on its high-end apparel and accessories during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Britons 'to increase Christmas spend by £1bn' - report

Britons 'to increase Christmas spend by £1bn' - report

​Opinion is divided on whether consumers will increase their spend this Christmas or will tighten their belts. But a new report says that spending will rise by around £1 billion in Britain.
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Hush has strong year, eyes set on future expansion

Hush has strong year, eyes set on future expansion

​Womenswear brand Hush released its results for the year to the end of March on Thursday and said it was pleased with its performance, particularly taking into account the impact of the pandemic at the end of the period.
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Coach owner Tapestry beats sales estimates on strong China demand

Coach owner Tapestry beats sales estimates on strong China demand

Coach owner Tapestry Inc beat quarterly results estimates on Thursday and forecast growth for the year as demand for luxury handbags and apparel rebounds in China from pandemic lows.
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Lyle & Scott names Zeitgeist agency to lead new marketing push

Lyle & Scott names Zeitgeist agency to lead new marketing push

Fashion brand Lyle & Scott has appointed the Zeitgeist agency to lead on all aspects of its creative marketing and communications.
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New Begbies Traynor red flag report shows fashion and retail struggling

New Begbies Traynor red flag report shows fashion and retail struggling

​The latest ‘red flag’ report from insolvency specialist Begbies Traynor shows that retailers, and especially fashion stores, continue to suffer as coronavirus cases rise in the UK.
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UK consumers demand greener products in wake of pandemic - survey

UK consumers demand greener products in wake of pandemic - survey

Over a third of Britons (36%) are buying more from companies with strong environmental credentials as priorities shift during the pandemic, a survey shows.
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​Frasers debuts 'game-changer' with first multi-brand store opening

​Frasers debuts 'game-changer' with first multi-brand store opening

Expanding UK retailer Frasers Group will be able to combine many of its banners under one roof with the opening of its first multi-brand destination in Portsmouth on Saturday October 31.
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M&S won't advertise struggling fashion offer on TV this Xmas

M&S won't advertise struggling fashion offer on TV this Xmas

​In a year that’s unlikely to see some of the blockbuster Christmas TV ads we’ve become used to, it seems that M&S has taken the decision not to advertise its struggling fashion arm on TV for the festive season.
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France and Germany thrust into lockdown as second Covid-19 wave sweeps Europe

France and Germany thrust into lockdown as second Covid-19 wave sweeps Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered their countries back into lockdown on Wednesday, as a massive second wave of coronavirus infections threatened to overwhelm Europe.
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