Fast Retailing has taken a minority interest in Lemaire, the brand established by Christophe Lemaire and Sarah-Linh Tran, and is deepening the Uniqlo link with the man who is artistic director at its Paris R&D Centre.
Burberry, which has been in the crosshairs for burning tens of millions of dollars of its products, is far from the only firm to destroy unsold goods to maintain the exclusivity and luxury mystique of their brands.
One of London’s biggest landlords aims to breathe new life into what it calls the South Molton Triangle and that could have a big impact on retail with a spread of prime retail space into more streets in W1's heart.
Yoox Net-A-Porter Group (YNAP) and Bloomsbury on Wednesday announced a partnership to make “rare fashion show footage pre-dating the rise of digital formats” available to the educational market for the first time.”
There was some unexpected good news for the UK fashion sector in June as a strong month for online sales also translated into strength in clothing, with fashion outstripping overall growth for the month.
Selfridges is diving deep into pop-up stores and while much of the attention around these is focused on the pop-ups opening in its Oxford Street, London flagship store, Manchester is part of the strategy too.
Development at the outlet mall due to open at The O2 in London this October is proceeding with the companies behind it announcing the first names to have signed up. They include Calvin Klein, Kurt Geiger and Levi's.
More details of John Lewis's new strategy have emerged following the announcement last week of a brand-new giant fashion line from the retailer with news that it will link with Kurt Geiger for a deep dive into footwear.