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River Island makes Canada debut in deal with The Bay

River Island makes Canada debut in deal with The Bay

​River island is boosting its presence abroad with the British fashion chain opening in Canada in a deal with major retailer The Bay that currently takes in the webstore but will be expanded to stores next year.
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SMCP group: Paris trade courts decides to convene AGM

SMCP group: Paris trade courts decides to convene AGM

The Paris trade court has ruled in favour of the creditors of SMCP’s Chinese owners. The creditors hold a 29% stake in the fashion group and wanted to convene an AGM to solve the group's ownership issues.
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Bimba y Lola enters China, where it plans to open 30 stores in 5 years

Bimba y Lola enters China, where it plans to open 30 stores in 5 years

The Spanish label has set up a joint-venture company with Imaginex Group to bolster its expansion in China, and has opened offices in Shanghai.
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Frasers Group secures funding deal worth nearly £1bn

Frasers Group secures funding deal worth nearly £1bn

​Fast-expanding Frasers Group has secured nearly £1 billion in fresh funding, with the deal becoming the largest support package in the UK retail sector this year.
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Moncler expands Rome boutique, launches Palm Angels Genius collection

Moncler expands Rome boutique, launches Palm Angels Genius collection

​Moncler has marked the 10th anniversary of its presence in Rome with the expansion of its boutique in Piazza di Spagna. 
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Scotch & Soda adds compostable packaging in major eco drive

Scotch & Soda adds compostable packaging in major eco drive

Scotch & Soda has announced a partnership with TIPA, a company that creates compostable and biodegradable packaging solutions. 
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Fashion sales sprint ahead in November says latest BDO retail tracker

Fashion sales sprint ahead in November says latest BDO retail tracker

​November was a ninth consecutive month of retail sales growth in the UK and fashion played a huge part in that, the latest BDO High Street Sales Tracker (HSST) showed on Friday.
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Scotch & Soda teams up with artist Edward Granger

Scotch & Soda teams up with artist Edward Granger

Amsterdam-based lifestyle fashion brand Scotch & Soda is teaming up with New York artist Edward Granger for the launch of a mural installation and two limited-edition t-shirts.
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Zegna unveils new logo, launches techy Zegna Outdoor capsule collection

Zegna unveils new logo, launches techy Zegna Outdoor capsule collection

Zegna may have just celebrated its 110th anniversary, but this is one brand that keeps on evolving. On Friday, the Italian marque will launch a new collection, Zegna Outdoor Capsule, and also unveils a brand new logo.
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The RealReal reports 51% GMV increase in November

The RealReal reports 51% GMV increase in November

The luxury resale marketplace announced on Thursday that gross merchandise value on its platform totaled approximately $146 million in November, with growth driven by shopping holidays such as Black Friday.
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Primark has big plans for Ireland, makes flagship return to Country Carlow site

Primark has big plans for Ireland, makes flagship return to Country Carlow site

​Primark has big plans for its Republic of Ireland operation, earmarking €250 million (£212.7 million) of capital investment there over the next 10 years. 
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Textiles group Swiscot expands into fashion with SS20 launch

Textiles group Swiscot expands into fashion with SS20 launch

​Manchester-based textiles supplier Swiscot Group is expanding into fashion, launching its own clothing and accessories lines for SS22. The firm has begun supplying clients with white label and private label products. 
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Fix it first: How old-school ways are coming to the fashion industry's aid

Fix it first: How old-school ways are coming to the fashion industry's aid

Faced with the climate emergency, garment repair and alteration are emerging as essential alternatives for the fashion industry, which is gradually embracing and even modernizing them.
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Fast Retailing unveils new Lifewear-based eco business strategy, reports Uniqlo sales

Fast Retailing unveils new Lifewear-based eco business strategy, reports Uniqlo sales

​Fast Retailing announced on Thursday that it’s “advancing”  its LifeWear concept and has “formulated Fiscal 2030 Targets and an Action Plan for core aspects of sustainability”.
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Gymshark to take over J Crew spot on Regent Street

Gymshark to take over J Crew spot on Regent Street

​In a further sign of just how big the Gymshark brand has become in just a short period of time, news emerged on Wednesday that the label is to open its first flagship store in a prime spot on Regent Street next summer.
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PVH’s wholesale channel leads 10% revenue rise in Q3

PVH’s wholesale channel leads 10% revenue rise in Q3

The owner of the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands announced a year-over-year increase of 10% in its third-quarter revenue on Wednesday, with progress driven by the company’s wholesale operations.
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