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VF Corp revenues disappoint in second quarter

VF Corp revenues disappoint in second quarter

The Vans parent company has reported revenue of $3.2 billion for Q2, a figure representing a 23% increase from $2.6 billion in the prior-year period, but which came in under analysts’ expectations.
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H&M is testing a blockchain-based clothing rental service

H&M is testing a blockchain-based clothing rental service

The Swedish retail giant is continuing its commitment to making fashion more responsible by leveraging new technologies.
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Labour union urges European authorities to widen Amazon antitrust probe

Labour union urges European authorities to widen Amazon antitrust probe

A global trade union for the services sector on Friday urged European authorities to widen their antitrust investigation of Amazon.
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Arbitration panel rejects Future's plea on Reliance deal in dispute with Amazon

Arbitration panel rejects Future's plea on Reliance deal in dispute with Amazon

A Singapore arbitration panel has rejected Future Retail's plea to quash an order from last year that put its $3.4 billion deal with Reliance on hold, in a boost for its partner Amazon.
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Brunello Cucinelli surfs on growth of 32% in first nine months of 2021

Brunello Cucinelli surfs on growth of 32% in first nine months of 2021

The Italian label brought in half a billion euros in the first nine months of the fiscal year, jumping more than 32% compared to the same period in the previous year, thanks to double-figure growth across all markets. 
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Carnaby Christmas shopping party returns

Carnaby Christmas shopping party returns

London-centric property giant Shaftesbury is ramping up pre-Christmas festivities for its key Carnaby Street retail destination and its surrounding streets.
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Little cheer in October as UK consumer confidence falls for third month - GfK

Little cheer in October as UK consumer confidence falls for third month - GfK

​It was all looking so much better in July. UK consumer confidence has since taken a battering with the financial pulse of the nation dropping for third month in a row in October, according to GfK’s latest figures.
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Zalando shakes up creative photography with 'virtual location' technology

Zalando shakes up creative photography with 'virtual location' technology

​Zalando has announced an interesting development this week as it aims to “elevate the visual experience for customers” by piloting “virtual production” in a Designer category partnership with Orendt Studios.
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UK retail sales dipped last month, but fashion stays positive

UK retail sales dipped last month, but fashion stays positive

Retail sales failed to impress last month, official UK figures showed on Friday, but the under-pressure fashion sector came out of it relatively well compared to other product sectors.
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Manny Chirico to step down from PVH board

Manny Chirico to step down from PVH board

The executive, who served as CEO of the American fashion group until February of this year, has announced that he will now be retiring from his position as chairman and leaving the company’s board.
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London's bouncing back as retail vacancies shrink says Shaftesbury

London's bouncing back as retail vacancies shrink says Shaftesbury

​The retail revival of London’s West End is gathering pace, major landlord Shaftesbury said on Thursday. Business is bouncing back post-lockdowns with the Carnaby Street owner citing a further reduction in available-to-let vacancies.
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Online, social and cross-border shopping now normal for young consumers, says ESW

Online, social and cross-border shopping now normal for young consumers, says ESW

​We've seen more evidence of how younger consumers have changed their shopping habits since the onset of the pandemic with a report saying that many continue the online behaviour they developed during lockdown.
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Uniqlo to open Beijing's first Global Flagship concept store next month

Uniqlo to open Beijing's first Global Flagship concept store next month

​Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo brand said its Beijing Sanlitun Global Flagship will open in China’s capital on November 6. It’s only the third of its Global Flagship format on China’s mainland and its very first in Beijing.
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Royal Quays shopping centre rebrands to reflect indies joining line-up

Royal Quays shopping centre rebrands to reflect indies joining line-up

Small independent brands are clearly important for the future of retail and nowhere more so than in North Tyneside. It’s been enough to warrant a rebrand at the Royal Quays Outlet Centre in North Shields.
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PayPal in $45 billion bid for Pinterest

PayPal in $45 billion bid for Pinterest

PayPal has offered to buy Pinterest for $45 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, a combination that could herald more tie-ups between financial technology and social media companies in e-commerce.
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Highsnobiety might be considering a sale

Highsnobiety might be considering a sale

The premium streetwear-focused online magazine is reportedly weighing up a possible sale, having received interest from potential buyers.
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