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Knowledge key for Gen Z who'd return less if they knew about carbon impact
We’ve heard a lot about how returns are causing a major problem for retailers in the fashion sector at present, but a new study suggests that better communication about the impact of returns could make a difference.
Edward Enninful to exit British Vogue, taking on global advisory role
And another one bites the dust. Edward Enninful is to exit British Vogue the magazine has made known, making him the latest editor-in-chief of a Vogue in the past several years to exit their position.
Lee kicks off content series with an initial London focus
American heritage denim brand Lee is bringing its workwear credentials up to date with a series of contemporary partnerships to project its SS23 line-up. That journey begins in London before heading across Europe.
UK consumers are festival-focused, fashion is key says eBay research
As festival season gets under way in the UK, new research shows that consumers are more focused on festivals this year than on holidays, and this is a key development for the fashion sector.
Cotton Traders has another strong year, store and e-sales boom
Heritage fashion brand Cotton Traders’ latest set of results saw it reporting another strong year that was its “most successful financial year to date, with a 10.6% year-on-year increase in turnover of £111 million”.
Perry Ellis launches ‘eco denim’ collections with Recover
Global lifestyle brand Perry Ellis has partnered with leading materials science experts Recover, to launch a line-up of ‘eco denim’ collections.
Matalan's interim buying chief becomes trading head as changes at firm continue
Matalan has made a key change to its line-up as it continues to transform itself under new owners. Interim buying and merchandising director Ben Smith is now chief trading officer, reporting to CEO Jo Whitfield,
Brit Artist Dwayne Coleman works with Urban Outfitters, Isko on denim capsule
Denim mill ISKO has teamed up with retailer Urban Outfitters and British Artist Dwayne Coleman on a 10-piece collection under Urban’s BDG branding. Focusing on workwear-inspired denim pieces, it will launch in July.
Mango opens in Westfield, will boost UK presence with 13 new stores in 2023
Mango opened a new UK store late last week — in London's Westfield Stratford City — and its debut in one of the largest shopping centres in the UK came as it also revealed that it will see many more openings in 2023.
Guess adds Thomas Barrack to board
Guess Inc. announced on Friday the appointment of Thomas J. Barrack, Jr. as an independent director to the company’s board.
True Religion names new EVP, North America wholesale sales
Iconic American denim and sportswear brand True Religion announced this week the appointment of Jim Kushner as executive vice president, North America wholesale sales.
Daniel Wellington unveils handbag line amid major strategic shift
Amid the splendor of the Ritz in Paris, Daniel Wellington unveiled its debut handbag line, the latest new development amid a major strategic shift for the Swedish watchmaker.
Happy Armani buoyant in 2022, says China bounces back in Q1 2023
Armani Group’s 2022 results have shown ongoing progress at one of the world’s best-known luxury names as net revenues jumped 16.5% to €2.35 billion and profit rose even faster.
Uniqlo denies Russia exit plan, says no change to current suspension
Recent press reports that Japanese retail giant Fast Retailing is pulling its Uniqlo chain out of Russia entirely and selling up may have been wide of the mark.
Kaporal is the subject of five takeover bids, which will be examined on June 22
In receivership, the fashion chain is attracting interest from five potential buyers, including current Kaporal managers, the brand's founder Laurent Emsellem and Le Temps des Cerises.
Outdoor clothing brand Passenger gets new investment
Passenger, a UK-based outdoor clothing brand, is gearing up for faster expansion following an investment round that saw £15 million being pumped into the business.