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Hilfiger kicks off Shawn Mendes capsule launch with Regent St event
Tommy Hilfiger has a major new collab partner for a new age of sustainability. The US label has teamed up with singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes with the new collection and global campaign launched in London on Monday.
Fashion retailer Scotch & Soda seeks bankruptcy for Dutch operations
Privately held retailer Scotch & Soda, which is based in Amsterdam, has filed a bankruptcy request for its Dutch operations, newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad (FD) reported on Monday, citing a company statement.
Cos opens first Edinburgh Store in flagship development
Fashion retailer Cos has debuted its very first store in Edinburgh, with the H&M Group brand located in the £1 billion retail and entertainment destination St James Quarter.
Moschino announces that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director
The house of Moschino announced on Monday afternoon that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director of the Milan-based marque, after a decade long rein.
TK Maxx to open in former Debenhams at Westfield London
TK Maxx’s ambitious London expansion plans have seen the fashion and homewares retailer striking a key flagship store deal. It will open in Westfield London this autumn in the former Debenhams store.
Frasers Group completes Luton's The Mall buy, is confident for physical retail
Frasers Group’s well-documented commitment to physical retail has taken a big step forward with the company buying a shopping centre – The Mall in Luton -- for £58 million.
Reactive pricing platform BlackCurve gets funding injection
Pricing website BlackCurve has secured an additional £750,000 in new funding, bringing its total raised to £3.7 million, to fund expansion into core online markets.
Mango launches new premium line, 'Capsule'
The Spanish brand has unveiled a new Spring/Summer 2023 women's collection. Entitled "Capsule", the formal wear line is now available online and in select shops.
M&S is doubling down on brands strategy, sees £1bn potential
M&S is reportedly ready to dive even deeper into selling external fashion brands alongside its own label in a move that would take it even closer to a traditional department store model.
Backlash starts over John Lewis potentially changing staff ownership structure
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has moved fast with reassurances that any outside investor s brought in won’t mean the end of the firm’s employee ownership model as criticism of what’s not even a definite plan has begun.
Esprit issues profit warning, hit by a mixture of problems
Esprit Holdings has issued a profit warning for the 2022 financial year, announcing to the Hong Kong Stock exchange that it will make a loss for the year compared to the profit of a year earlier.
Net-A-Porter launches SS23 mood-enhancing campaign, details key trends
Luxury e-tailer Net-A-Porter has just unveiled its SS23 seasonal marketing campaign with a focus on “the new-season heroes" to "elevate your look and mood”, and a response to key search trends.
Lifestyle destination Woo names Mullin Fashion Editor-at-Large
Gen Z culture and wellness destination Woo has appointed Callum Mullin as its first Fashion Editor-at-Large, with the fashion writer, model and social media star joining the “genre-defining platform”.
Analysis: as John Lewis mulls ownership tweak, why is it lagging rival M&S?
Not so many years ago, John Lewis was unstoppable while M&S was in an endless turnaround phase. Today, the situation has reversed and John Lewis is even reportedly thinking of changing its prized ownership structure.
One billion users, but trouble mounts for TikTok
TikTok's breakneck rise from niche video-sharing app to global social media behemoth has brought plenty of scrutiny, particularly over its links to China.
Karla Otto’s The Independents buys US agency Prodject
The group born from the merger between the Karla Otto agency and event organiser K2 has acquired the New York creative agency, which notably produces the uber-popular Met Gala and many top runway shows.