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Manny Chirico to step down from PVH board

Manny Chirico to step down from PVH board

The executive, who served as CEO of the American fashion group until February of this year, has announced that he will now be retiring from his position as chairman and leaving the company’s board.
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London's bouncing back as retail vacancies shrink says Shaftesbury

London's bouncing back as retail vacancies shrink says Shaftesbury

​The retail revival of London’s West End is gathering pace, major landlord Shaftesbury said on Thursday. Business is bouncing back post-lockdowns with the Carnaby Street owner citing a further reduction in available-to-let vacancies.
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Online, social and cross-border shopping now normal for young consumers, says ESW

Online, social and cross-border shopping now normal for young consumers, says ESW

​We've seen more evidence of how younger consumers have changed their shopping habits since the onset of the pandemic with a report saying that many continue the online behaviour they developed during lockdown.
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Uniqlo to open Beijing's first Global Flagship concept store next month

Uniqlo to open Beijing's first Global Flagship concept store next month

​Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo brand said its Beijing Sanlitun Global Flagship will open in China’s capital on November 6. It’s only the third of its Global Flagship format on China’s mainland and its very first in Beijing.
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Royal Quays shopping centre rebrands to reflect indies joining line-up

Royal Quays shopping centre rebrands to reflect indies joining line-up

Small independent brands are clearly important for the future of retail and nowhere more so than in North Tyneside. It’s been enough to warrant a rebrand at the Royal Quays Outlet Centre in North Shields.
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PayPal in $45 billion bid for Pinterest

PayPal in $45 billion bid for Pinterest

PayPal has offered to buy Pinterest for $45 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, a combination that could herald more tie-ups between financial technology and social media companies in e-commerce.
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Highsnobiety might be considering a sale

Highsnobiety might be considering a sale

The premium streetwear-focused online magazine is reportedly weighing up a possible sale, having received interest from potential buyers.
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As office workers return, Zara opens in heart of City of London

As office workers return, Zara opens in heart of City of London

​In a boost that could help get the City of London, the capital’s key financial district, back up and running at strength, fashion retail giant Zara has opening a major flagship store there.
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Hammerson to chase rent arrears as mall collections, footfall improve

Hammerson to chase rent arrears as mall collections, footfall improve

​Life’s going to get tougher for Hammerson retail tenants still in rent arrears. While the property giant said it has seen a “significant” improvement in collection rates, it now remains “focused on collecting arrears”.
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AllyLikes is new fast-fashion platform from Alibaba, aims to take on Shein

AllyLikes is new fast-fashion platform from Alibaba, aims to take on Shein

E-tail giant Alibaba is seeking to dethrone Chinese rival Shein from its powerful position in fast-fashion online retail with the launch of its own value-focused, trend-responsive fashion platform AllyLikes.
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Zalando's Connected Retail expands to Italy

Zalando's Connected Retail expands to Italy

​Zalando continues to roll out its Connected Retail offer to new countries and Italy is the latest on its list.
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Izod expands licensing agreement with Centric Brands into menswear

Izod expands licensing agreement with Centric Brands into menswear

The American clothing label, which was acquired by Authentic Brands Group from PVH earlier this year, has extended its licensing agreement with Centric Brands to cover new product categories and distribution channels.
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Matalan has good Q2 but supply chain issues hamper sales

Matalan has good Q2 but supply chain issues hamper sales

​Matalan revenues rose fast in Q2 but could have risen faster if not for supply chain issues. The company is staying cautious as logistics problems frustrate efforts to get the product customers want into its stores. 
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Very Group buoyant as sales and profits soar, fashion is strong

Very Group buoyant as sales and profits soar, fashion is strong

​Very Group reported its full-year results on Tuesday with sales surging and pre-tax profits leaping even faster at the owner of the Very.co.uk and Littlewoods brands.
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Eileen Fisher to step back from CEO role at namesake brand

Eileen Fisher to step back from CEO role at namesake brand

The 71-year-old designer is planning to step down as chief executive officer before the start of 2022, but will continue to lead design at the apparel brand she founded 37 years ago.
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Five U.S. lawmakers accuse Amazon of possibly lying to Congress following Reuters report

Five U.S. lawmakers accuse Amazon of possibly lying to Congress following Reuters report

Five members of the U.S. House Judiciary committee wrote to Amazon.com Inc's chief executive Sunday, and accused the company's top executives of either misleading Congress or possibly lying to it.
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