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​Kick Game set to open store in Manchester’s Arndale centre

​Kick Game set to open store in Manchester’s Arndale centre

Fast-expanding high-end trainers retailer Kick Game is continuing its physical and digital stores growth in its bid to help it achieve revenues of £50 million by 2022. It's latest store opens in Manchester in December. 
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Studio Retail faces challenges but womenswear is bouncing back

Studio Retail faces challenges but womenswear is bouncing back

Value-focused retail group Studio Retail has scaled back its full-year profit expectations after seeing a “solid” first half but “challenging trading conditions in Q3”, although womenswear has begun to recover.
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Dick’s Sporting Goods tops revenue estimates, ups full-year guidance

Dick’s Sporting Goods tops revenue estimates, ups full-year guidance

The sports equipment retailer reported net sales of $2.75 billion in Q3, a figure that represented an increase of 13.9% compared to $2.41 billion in the prior-year period and glided past analysts’ expectations.
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New Look opens more Asda concessions after test phase

New Look opens more Asda concessions after test phase

​New Look may have closed a number of its own stores in recent periods, but it’s continuing to expand its partnership with Asda and is opening further concessions in the supermarket giant’s branches.
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Malone Souliers opens first UK store with Mayfair debut

Malone Souliers opens first UK store with Mayfair debut

​Footwear and accessories specialist Malone Souliers has opened its first UK physical store with a debut in the heart of Mayfair on Mount Street.
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Nordstrom warns of supply shortages as holiday season approaches, shares plunge

Nordstrom warns of supply shortages as holiday season approaches, shares plunge

Nordstrom Inc said labor costs pinched its quarterly profit and warned of product shortages at its off-price stores heading into the holiday season, sending its shares down 23% in extended trading on Tuesday.
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Google links with Stella McCartney, Textile Exchange to boost sustainable sourcing

Google links with Stella McCartney, Textile Exchange to boost sustainable sourcing

​Google is aiming to help the fashion industry become more sustainable and has linked with Stella McCartney, The Textile Exchange and the World Wide Fund for Nature on the Global Fibre Impact Explorer tool.
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Authentic Brands Group valued at $12.7 billion following deal with new stakeholders

Authentic Brands Group valued at $12.7 billion following deal with new stakeholders

The American group, which is set to complete its acquisition of Reebok in 2022, had been planning a New York IPO, but has instead decided to sell stakes to CVC and HPS. 
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Occasion dressing interest spikes before Black Friday says Karen Millen analysis

Occasion dressing interest spikes before Black Friday says Karen Millen analysis

Karen Millen is expecting occasion-focused pieces to see strong demand this Black Friday with the retailer analysing Google search data and noting a surge of interest in special occasion clothing and accessories.
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M&S shares rise on bid target rumour despite CEO exit speculation

M&S shares rise on bid target rumour despite CEO exit speculation

​Speculation is buzzing around M&S at present with hints that CEO Steve Rowe may step down within the next couple of years and even that the company could be a bid target.
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Foot Locker battles through supply chain disruption to 4% sales rise

Foot Locker battles through supply chain disruption to 4% sales rise

The New York-based sports and footwear retailer has reported net sales of $2.19 billion for the third quarter, a result that reflected growth of 3.9% compared to $2.11 billion in the prior-year period.
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Bain's Claudia D’Arpizio: 30% of new luxury consumers access segment through sneakers

Bain's Claudia D’Arpizio: 30% of new luxury consumers access segment through sneakers

D’Arpizio, an analyst and luxury specialist at Bain & Co., explains to FashionNetwork.com how new generations of consumers are changing the rules of the luxury market’s game, forcing the industry to adapt.
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Who's Next teams up with Sportair for new space dedicated to outdoor equipment

Who's Next teams up with Sportair for new space dedicated to outdoor equipment

The fashion event that takes place at Paris' Porte de Versailles has partnered with trade fair operator Sportair to introduce sportswear and outdoor labels at its next edition, set to run January 21 through 24, 2022.
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Very Group sales rise as fashion, sports bounce back, but Littlewoods struggles

Very Group sales rise as fashion, sports bounce back, but Littlewoods struggles

​Very.co.uk and Littlewoods owner Very Group has released its Q1 results with group sales rising 3.9% to £484.1 million in the three months to October 2. 
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Fashion and pre-owned were star categories for UK retail in October

Fashion and pre-owned were star categories for UK retail in October

UK retail sales volumes edged up 0.8% month-on-month in October as sales by value rose 1.6%, the ONS said on Friday. And volumes were also 5.8% higher than their pre-pandemic levels, with value sales 8.9% higher.
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StockX acquires inventory management tool Scout

StockX acquires inventory management tool Scout

StockX has announced the acquisition of inventory management solution company Scout, marking the company’s first-ever acquisition.
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