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Lidl investigates after signature colour trainers are targeted by resellers

Lidl investigates after signature colour trainers are targeted by resellers

​Value-priced supermarket chain Lidl is to investigate why vast numbers of a quickly-sold-out line of £12.99 trainers ended up on re-sale websites at vastly inflated prices, angering some customers.
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JD Sports makes first beauty move with Hairburst acquisition

JD Sports makes first beauty move with Hairburst acquisition

Acquisition-hungry JD Sports Fashion has now moved into beauty. The UK-based sportswear giant has bought a stake in online hair & beauty brand Hairburst, which sells vitamins, shampoos and styling products.
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ASOS in major gaming deal with Fnatic

ASOS in major gaming deal with Fnatic

​ASOS has become the latest big fashion name to enter gaming, although its new multi-million-dollar deal with esports brand Fnatic isn't just about a game, it's a partnership with the two firms collaborating more widely.
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Lululemon to dress Canadian Olympic Team

Lululemon to dress Canadian Olympic Team

Vancouver-based athletic apparel brand Lululemon is the new official outfitter of Team Canada. 
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Nike misses estimates for quarterly revenue, shares fall

Nike misses estimates for quarterly revenue, shares fall

Nike Inc missed estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, signaling demand for its sports shoes and apparel was slowing.
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Tommy Hilfiger to radically upsize at London Designer Outlet

Tommy Hilfiger to radically upsize at London Designer Outlet

Wembley’s London Designer Outlet said on Wednesday that Tommy Hilfiger is set to “significantly upsize in the centre following the success of its pop-up store in LDO one year after it opened its doors”.
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Marimekko improves earnings guidance

Marimekko improves earnings guidance

Finland’s Marimekko said on Wednesday that it has upgraded its profit guidance for the full year as pandemic uncertainties reduce, although they haven't gone away and supply chain disruption could still cause problems.
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Milan Fashion Week opens with Fendi and Del Core

Milan Fashion Week opens with Fendi and Del Core

Once, certain fashion designers created to empower women. Others to exalt them or make them beautiful. Today, many creators seem to have a new target in mind – pleasing the personal shopper.
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Nike's Vietnam supply hurdles in focus ahead of quarterly results

Nike's Vietnam supply hurdles in focus ahead of quarterly results

Are sneakerheads in for a rough holiday season? Nike Inc's updates to its full-year sales outlook on Thursday will likely answer that as it deals with unprecedented supply challenges ahead of the holiday season.
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Lids promotes Britten Maughan to role of president

Lids promotes Britten Maughan to role of president

The licensed sportswear retailer has announced the appointment of the executive, who first joined the company as SVP of marketing and partnerships in 2019, to the position of president.
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Tennis star Emma Raducanu lands Tiffany contract

Tennis star Emma Raducanu lands Tiffany contract

Emma Raducanu is fast becoming one of fashion’s favourite sports stars. Only a week after appearing as a last-minute addition to the Met Gala red carpet in a Chanel dress, she’s been confirmed as a Tiffany ambassador.
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David Gandy launches signature fashion athleisure line

David Gandy launches signature fashion athleisure line

​The name gives it away: David Gandy Wellwear. The former British supermodel and now entrepreneur is to launch a signature fashion and lifestyle brand next month with an athleisure difference.
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Berghaus ups eco credentials with Good Wood Project link

Berghaus ups eco credentials with Good Wood Project link

Berghaus has upped its already strong commitment to sustainability, launching its Good Wood Project “to celebrate all trees, while also growing new ones”. The outdoor-wear specialist is to plant 2 million trees a year.
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Sergio Tacchini Europe in footwear licence deal with Sugi International

Sergio Tacchini Europe in footwear licence deal with Sugi International

Sergio Tacchini Europe and Sugi International have announced a new long-term footwear licence deal that will see products launching for AW22. Sugi will distribute the branded footwear to retailers across the EMEA region
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LFW: Simone Rocha, Roksanda, Paul & Joe and Osman

LFW: Simone Rocha, Roksanda, Paul & Joe and Osman

London Fashion Week’s final day of major shows on Monday was the latest tour around the capital, from outdoor Hyde Park art centre to East End church with stops in Mayfair, from gentleman’s club to concept restaurant.
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UK department stores struggled last month but clothing sector stayed positive

UK department stores struggled last month but clothing sector stayed positive

August retail sales volumes surprisingly fell, on a month-on-month basis, in Britain the ONS said Friday. Volumes were down by 0.9%, with non-food store sales volumes down 1%, driven by a 3.7% fall at department stores
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