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Viktor&Rolf names FKA Twigs as face of new fragrance

Viktor&Rolf names FKA Twigs as face of new fragrance

Viktor&Rolf announced on Tuesday the appointment of singer FKA Twigs as the luxury brand's latest campaign face for its new fragrance, 'Good Fortune'. 
Beauty
Veronica Beard opens first international store in London

Veronica Beard opens first international store in London

​Veronica Beard has opened a London store with the label debuting in a historic building on Bruton Street in the heart of upscale Mayfair.
Fashion
Brexit has damaged UK economy even though trade with EU has recovered

Brexit has damaged UK economy even though trade with EU has recovered

​Britain is becoming a more closed economy due to Brexit, with bad long-term implications for productivity and wages to leave the average worker £470 a year poorer by the end of the decade, a study said on Wednesday.
Fashion
UK inflation spikes again to hit another 40-year high

UK inflation spikes again to hit another 40-year high

​Soaring food prices pushed British consumer price inflation to a 40-year high of 9.1% last month, the highest rate out of the Group of Seven countries and underlining the severity of the cost-of-living crunch.
Fashion
Frasers Group increase stake in Hugo Boss again

Frasers Group increase stake in Hugo Boss again

​Frasers Group said on Wednesday that it has once again increased its holding in German luxury fashion giant Hugo Boss. The company now – either directly or indirectly – controls more than 30% of the firm’s stock. 
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Franchise Group in talks to keep Kohl's management team after a sale

Franchise Group in talks to keep Kohl's management team after a sale

Franchise Group, the preferred bidder to acquire Kohl's, is in discussions to keep the retailer's top management team, including CEO Michelle Gass, if the planned sale is finalized. 
Fashion
Dior Creative Director of Makeup Peter Philips on Seville; respecting designer visions; lip gloss and being a feminist

Dior Creative Director of Makeup Peter Philips on Seville; respecting designer visions; lip gloss and being a feminist

Few makeup artists have had as much impact in their profession as Peter Philips, the creative director of makeup at Parfums Dior. Here he speaks on Seville; respecting designer visions; lip gloss and being a feminist.
Beauty
L'Oreal CEO remains confident on outlook for beauty industry

L'Oreal CEO remains confident on outlook for beauty industry

L'Oreal chief executive Nicolas Hieronimus said he remained confident about the outlook for the beauty industry with consumers continuing to want to indulge despite the global economy becoming "even more complicated.
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Bally names Sisouk to new digital chief role

Bally names Sisouk to new digital chief role

​Bally has a new chief digital officer with Nathalie Sisouk taking the role at the Swiss luxury brand. The new position comes with a seat on the executive committee, with Sisouk tasked to drive the firm's digital agenda.
Luxury
Primark unlikely to add home delivery, despite  click & collect trial

Primark unlikely to add home delivery, despite click & collect trial

​The billionaire whose family controls Primark’s parent company has poured cold water on the idea that its newly-announced trial of click & collect services could lead to an eventual full offer online. 
Fashion
Boss tech-enabled mega flagship opens on Oxford Street, offers personalisation

Boss tech-enabled mega flagship opens on Oxford Street, offers personalisation

​The wraps have finally been taken off the new Boss store that has been tantalising passers-by on Oxford Street in recent months. The megastore proves that the street retains its appeal for big names in fashion.
Fashion
Asda chair Rose calls for more government help for businesses, consumers

Asda chair Rose calls for more government help for businesses, consumers

Retail stalwart Stuart Rose has joined business leaders in calling on the government to act on the cost of living crisis and rocketing inflation. The Asda chairman has urged ministers to help struggling households.
Fashion
UK government outlines BNPL tightening rules

UK government outlines BNPL tightening rules

Long-awaited proposals to tighten buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) rules in the UK have been tabled by the government In a bid to improve protection for users of the short-term credit.
Fashion
Analysts question chances of Boots sales as it gets harder to borrow for deals

Analysts question chances of Boots sales as it gets harder to borrow for deals

It’s been so long on the market, Boots may be in danger of missing its sell-by date. With inflation and interest rates rising on both sides of the Atlantic, a deal to buy the retailer could be at risk of collapsing.
Beauty
Hot weather both helps and hinders UK footfall in latest week

Hot weather both helps and hinders UK footfall in latest week

​Two weekly footfall reports on Monday showed that visitor traffic to retail destinations continues to climb, but that the goal of reaching and even exceeding the same level as 2019 remains elusive.
Fashion
Primark to launch Click & Collect test, sees strong SS22 as holidays return

Primark to launch Click & Collect test, sees strong SS22 as holidays return

Primark had big news on Monday and no, it wasn’t that trading is going well (which it is). It was that the company is working on a UK launch of a trial Click & Collect service for the end of this calendar year.
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