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CFDA launches network connecting regional fashion organizations

CFDA launches network connecting regional fashion organizations

The Council of Fashion Designers of America has announced the launch of CFDA Connects, a programming network aiming to support regional fashion weeks and organizations across the United States.
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Shopify shares edge up after falling on executive departures

Shopify shares edge up after falling on executive departures

Shopify Inc shares edged higher on Thursday, recovering partially from the previous day's fall, with analysts saying the news of planned senior executive departures may have limited impact.
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L'Oreal shares fall, performance at consumer products arm underwhelm some analysts

L'Oreal shares fall, performance at consumer products arm underwhelm some analysts

Shares in French cosmetics group L'Oreal fell on Friday, as some analysts expressed disappointment at figures from the company's consumer products division,, despite overall strong group results.
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H&M Man launches suit rental service to boost job prospects

H&M Man launches suit rental service to boost job prospects

H&M has unveiled a new initiative it said should “help open more doors and boost confidence in a job interview”. Its One/Second/Suit is a suit rental service "so anyone can make a powerful first impression”. 
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Fashion and beauty e-commerce orders fall as retail reopens

Fashion and beauty e-commerce orders fall as retail reopens

​It may come as no surprise, but online retail orders in the UK have fallen as a result of the reopening of non-essential stores in England and Wales.
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N Ireland rejoins rest of UK retail with 30 April non-essential stores reopening

N Ireland rejoins rest of UK retail with 30 April non-essential stores reopening

Northern Ireland will be allowed to catch up with the rest of the UK when non-essential retail and outdoor hospitality will reopen from 30 April. First Minister Arlene Foster told the NI Assembly it was a "landmark day”.
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ASOS and DPD link up for charity clothing collection

ASOS and DPD link up for charity clothing collection

It’s called ReLove and its a charity-focused clothes recycling initiative set up by online fashion giant ASOS and delivery company DPD. The new scheme will enable customers to donate unwanted clothing to five charities.
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Vero Moda launches first piece using Circulose

Vero Moda launches first piece using Circulose

Bestseller is shouting loudly about the launch of a new dress from its Aware by Vero Moda label. The new limited edition piece brings the firm’s collaboration with Swedish firm Renewcell to life.
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The Hut Group to boost acquisitions budget as beauty opportunities abound

The Hut Group to boost acquisitions budget as beauty opportunities abound

​The Hut Group plans to spend even more on making acquisitions in the future having set a new target of around £250 million a year for buying businesses, it said this week.
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How the pandemic helped Walmart battle Amazon Marketplace for sellers

How the pandemic helped Walmart battle Amazon Marketplace for sellers

Walmart Marketplace grew to an estimated 70,000 sellers in 2020, fueled by a surge in online shopping due to Covid-19 and a series of investments in technology and vendor relationships reported here for the first time.
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LVMH sees sparkling prospects for Tiffany

LVMH sees sparkling prospects for Tiffany

During its annual general meeting, the French luxury giant highlighted its "remarkable resilience" during the pandemic and claimed to be well-positioned for strong growth in 2021, thanks particularly to Tiffany & Co..  
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Bezos says Amazon needs to do better for employees

Bezos says Amazon needs to do better for employees

Amazon.com Inc needs to do better at taking care of its employees, Jeff Bezos said on Thursday in his final letter to shareholders as chief executive officer of the online retail giant.
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ASOS names XPO to manage new fulfilment centre

ASOS names XPO to manage new fulfilment centre

Online fashion retailer ASOS has appointed XPO Logistics to manage its new fulfilment centre in Fradley Park, Staffordshire. Operations will commence at the 437,000 sq ft warehouse in August.
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PrettyLittleThing opens Saudi Arabia webstore

PrettyLittleThing opens Saudi Arabia webstore

​Boohoo Group’s PrettyLittleThing (PLT) label has just launched a new webstore in Saudi Arabia targeting the same 16-to-35-year-old customer that its core UK site reaches out to.
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No Chaos and Scum open experiential flagships in Covent Garden

No Chaos and Scum open experiential flagships in Covent Garden

Indie skate brand No Chaos and cult brand Scum have both chosen the area for their new stores with a combined 2,0000 square foot space across two floors.
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CaaStle signs Moss Bros and LK Bennett to launch UK clothing rental platforms

CaaStle signs Moss Bros and LK Bennett to launch UK clothing rental platforms

As fashion rental services go this is claiming to be a UK first. US-based B2B rental tech platform CaaStle is expanding overseas to power a subscription rental service with UK menswear retailer Moss Bros from 20 April. 
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