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Newbie owner Kappahl combines growth strategy with reduced climate impact

Newbie owner Kappahl combines growth strategy with reduced climate impact

​Newbie’s parent Kappahl has joined the growing number of fashion brands releasing its own climate strategy to “transition to a sustainable business model”. This will cover the entire value chain and operations.
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Moda reinvented as 'fashion destination of Spring Fair'

Moda reinvented as 'fashion destination of Spring Fair'

​Trade show Moda is billing itself as “the Fashion destination within the UK’s largest and most definitive wholesale marketplace for the B2B home and gift retail industry”, running at the NEC Birmingham in February.
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Tomorrow buys control of Martine Rose, but share swap deal is a first for the firm

Tomorrow buys control of Martine Rose, but share swap deal is a first for the firm

​Tomorrow is continuing its drive to buy some of the most interesting fashion labels and has just announced its majority investment in British menswear business Martine Rose, led by its eponymous founder. 
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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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Global shoppers want technology solutions - Avery Dennison report

Global shoppers want technology solutions - Avery Dennison report

​Better links between online and offline touchpoints. That’s what fashion consumers want to help them access product information, shop more conveniently and receive personalised offers, according to Avery Dennison.
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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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JD Sports acquires Greek retailer Cosmos Sport

JD Sports acquires Greek retailer Cosmos Sport

​Acquisition-hungry JD Sports Fashion has snapped up another business with the purchase of an 80% stake in Greek retailer Cosmos Sport SA. No terms were disclosed.
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Nordstrom partners with Zerina Aker's Black Owned Everything

Nordstrom partners with Zerina Aker's Black Owned Everything

Nordstrom is teaming up with Black Owned Everything, a marketplace promoting the work of Black-owned businesses in fashion and beauty, and its founder and celebrity stylist, Zerina Akers.
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Hanifa to debut first in-person runway show

Hanifa to debut first in-person runway show

U.S.-based Congolese fashion designer Anifa Mvuemba, the founder and designer behind women’s ready-to-wear brand Hanifa, is set to present her first in-person runway show. 
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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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Gyrmshark director buys control of Hera London, has £100m brand ambitions

Gyrmshark director buys control of Hera London, has £100m brand ambitions

We could be hearing a lot more from streetwear brand Hera London in the near future with Gymshark director and ex-Chairman Paul Richardson having bought control of the streetwear firm. He’s also now Executive Chairman.
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Heron Preston for Calvin Klein: Season 2, breathable but maybe not bankable

Heron Preston for Calvin Klein: Season 2, breathable but maybe not bankable

Soft-ball questions to a softly spoken designer sitting on a soft white couch over a soft carpet showing a soft-centered collection, at the unveiling of the collab 'Heron Preston for Calvin Klein: Season 2'.
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Vintage resale platform Farly set for UK launch

Vintage resale platform Farly set for UK launch

​Targeting consumers that "love a flea market", sustainable vintage fashion digital platform Farly launches on 11 November, wanting to attract consumers focused on “monetising creativity while saving the planet". 
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European retailer DeFacto set to debut online in the UK

European retailer DeFacto set to debut online in the UK

​European fashion brand DeFacto is launching online in the UK this month. That means the omnichannel fashion retailer is continuing to expand its global presence that now numbers over 90 countries worldwide.
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Boohoo kicks off publicity drive for Megan Fox launch

Boohoo kicks off publicity drive for Megan Fox launch

​Your biggest ever collaboration deserves an equally big publicity shot. So fast-fashion e-tailer Boohoo has ensured its recently-launched tie-up with celebrity Megan Fox isn’t one that’s going to be easily missed.
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After private equity investment, Ron Dorff opens US store in NYC

After private equity investment, Ron Dorff opens US store in NYC

​European athleisure brand Ron Dorff has opened a US flagship in New York City and worked with London-based strategic retail property consultancy Harper Dennis Hobbs (HDH) to find the property.
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