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Calvin Klein signs permanently at London Designer Outlet

Calvin Klein signs permanently at London Designer Outlet

​London Designer Outlet (LDO) is firing on all cylinders. The north London shopping centre has been given another major boost with news Calvin Klein is set to open a permanent store following the success of its pop-up. 
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The big office comeback sees beige, oversized blazers, chunky loafers as key

The big office comeback sees beige, oversized blazers, chunky loafers as key

​There's been a debate around whether consumers will return to traditional office clothing after having worked from home in comfy loungewear, and current shop and search behaviour is giving us plenty of clues. 
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UK e-tail warehouse space in short supply, prices rise

UK e-tail warehouse space in short supply, prices rise

​Problems with the UK supply chain continue to mount. This time it’s a shortage of warehousing space as the boom in online shopping forces retailers to open bigger distribution centres.
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Megan Fox to launch first fashion line as Boohoo unveils "biggest collab yet"

Megan Fox to launch first fashion line as Boohoo unveils "biggest collab yet"

​Celebrity collabs are increasingly important for online fast fashion retailers and one of the biggest pureplay e-tailers has linked with one of the biggest celebrity names, with Booho launching a Megan Fox collection.
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Hollister names Fortnite world champion as first chief gaming scout

Hollister names Fortnite world champion as first chief gaming scout

The fashion retailer has named 18-year-old streamer and esports champion Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf as its first chief gaming scout, a role in which he will help select talent for the brand’s new gamer training program.
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Loro Piana drops first-ever collaboration with Hiroshi Fujiwara

Loro Piana drops first-ever collaboration with Hiroshi Fujiwara

Loro Piana has unveiled its very first collaboration. The Italian label has chosen to work with Japanese artist Hiroshi Fujiwara, who has incorporated the label’s design codes into a unisex streetwear capsule collection.
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Hugo Boss raises 2021 outlook after strong third quarter

Hugo Boss raises 2021 outlook after strong third quarter

German fashion retailer Hugo Boss on Thursday raised its outlook for the current year after third-quarter earnings rebounded above pre-pandemic levels on the back of strong demand in Europe and the Americas.
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Ted Baker heads new premium brands line-up at Highcross

Ted Baker heads new premium brands line-up at Highcross

​Ted Baker is the headline addition for Hammerson as the property giant welcomes four new brands to its Highcross flagship destination in Leicester this autumn.
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Velobici gets new investment to expand staff, premises

Velobici gets new investment to expand staff, premises

​Cycling apparel manufacturer Velobici has secured a £500,000 investment from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) to fund expansion plans, bolstering its workforce and move to biggest premises.
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UK e-shoppers browsing but not buying, yet fashion is buoyant - report

UK e-shoppers browsing but not buying, yet fashion is buoyant - report

​UK shoppers are browsing online but not buying, the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index showed on Thursday. But at least they still seem to be focused on fashion with the category staying strong
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BFC Foundation names MA Scholarship recipients

BFC Foundation names MA Scholarship recipients

​The British Fashion Council (BFC) has announced the recipients of its 2021/22 BFC Foundation MA Scholarship schemes that provide funding to fashion design students. 
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Free pop-up space to house fashion designers on Oxford Street

Free pop-up space to house fashion designers on Oxford Street

​A former New Look flagship store on Oxford street is set to house fashion labels for free as Westminster Council invests in the revival of what was London’s and Europe’s premier shopping street pre-pandemic.
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Fast Retailing bounces back as Uniqlo and Theory improve

Fast Retailing bounces back as Uniqlo and Theory improve

Japanese giant Fast Retailing has reported operating profit above analysts’ expectations and expects the figure to climb further in the year ahead.
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Pepco powers ahead in latest year, despite pandemic impact

Pepco powers ahead in latest year, despite pandemic impact

​European budget-focused retailer Pepco Group has reported a strong annual revenue rise and forecast profits at the upper end of market expectations.
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Aritzia sales receive boost from “unprecedented growth” in US

Aritzia sales receive boost from “unprecedented growth” in US

The Vancouver-based fashion retailer announced a year-over-year increase of 74.9% in its second-quarter revenues on Wednesday, as strong progress in the United States accelerated the company’s sales growth.
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Spreadshirt puts Sven Burscher in charge of its 190 product licences

Spreadshirt puts Sven Burscher in charge of its 190 product licences

After poaching a new marketplace manager from Zalando, the customised apparel and accessories specialist has hired Sven Burscher to oversee the 190 international product licenses it holds.
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