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Zara shopworkers stage Black Friday strike in fashion group's hometown

Zara shopworkers stage Black Friday strike in fashion group's hometown

About 1,000 shop assistants who work at Zara and other fashion brands owned by Inditex went on strike on Friday in the company's home town in northern Spain to demand better salaries, two union leaders said.
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Kiabi opens first, resale-only Kidkanaï store

Kiabi opens first, resale-only Kidkanaï store

On November 25, the French family fashion chain is opening the first Kidkanaï store in Leers, near Roubaix. It will focus on selling second-hand children's products, from clothes to toys, childcare items and more.
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Adolfo Domínguez cuts losses by 75% to €2.7 million

Adolfo Domínguez cuts losses by 75% to €2.7 million

The Spanish fashion group's sales grew by 27% in the first half of fiscal year 2022/23 to €49.6 million.
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Primark to create 800+ UK jobs with new store plans

Primark to create 800+ UK jobs with new store plans

We may be more used to Primark opening new stores in growth markets, such as the US and parts of Europe, rather than the British market, but on Friday it made clear it hasn't run out of steam on its ambitions for the UK.
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Andy Bond to return to Pepco as chairman

Andy Bond to return to Pepco as chairman

Andy Bond, former CEO of Pepco Group, is set to make a dramatic return to the pan-European variety discount retailer. He will become its chairman next February, almost a year after he stood down for health reasons.
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Icon Outlet at The O2 to welcome trio of indie brands

Icon Outlet at The O2 to welcome trio of indie brands

​London outlet mall Icon Outlet at The O2, has announced the signing of three independent British retailers – TOG24, Raging Bull, and Luke 77.
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Frasers Group is new Gieves & Hawkes owner

Frasers Group is new Gieves & Hawkes owner

​Frasers Group has emerged as the winner in the race to buy upscale tailor Gieves & Hawkes, as expected. A purchase price hasn’t been disclosed.
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Supreme opens first Chicago store

Supreme opens first Chicago store

The store opening is the latest rollout under owner VF Corporation, which acquired The New York-based brand in November 2021.
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Zara workers in Spain start protests to demand higher pay

Zara workers in Spain start protests to demand higher pay

Dozens of Zara shop assistants protested in Madrid on Thursday outside the global fashion giant's largest store to demand higher pay.
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Genuinely-loved jewels: Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern on "authentic relationships" as key to success

Genuinely-loved jewels: Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern on "authentic relationships" as key to success

Jewelry brand Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern gives insight on how building genuine relationships with brand ambassadors and VIP clients helped grow her brand into one of the UK's fastest-growing private companies.
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Ted Baker's Merry Hill shop opens, along with other new stores at the mall

Ted Baker's Merry Hill shop opens, along with other new stores at the mall

​Merry Hill, said by owner/operator Sovereign Centros to be one of the top 10 retail and leisure destinations in the UK, continues to attract important retail options, headed by Ted Baker.
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H&M Regent Street relaunches with UK Rental debut and Beauty Bar

H&M Regent Street relaunches with UK Rental debut and Beauty Bar

​H&M Group may have closed a number of its UK stores, but it’s also focusing on enhancing its estate and on Thursday reopened its H&M Regent Street flagship with new services in-store.
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GPE confirms reserved will take 70/88 Oxford Street space

GPE confirms reserved will take 70/88 Oxford Street space

​London landlord GPE has confirmed a report earlier this week that growing Polish fashion brand Reserved is to take one of its major properties on London’s Oxford Street.
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Mothercare profits slump as Covid bounce-back takes time, names new CEO

Mothercare profits slump as Covid bounce-back takes time, names new CEO

​Mothercare had plenty to talk about on Thursday as it unveiled a new CEO and continued to focus on its turnaround, with the company also reporting lower sales and profits.
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Bold Commerce names Peter Karpas CEO

Bold Commerce names Peter Karpas CEO

Technology company Bold Commerce announced on Wednesday the appointment of Peter Karpas as chief executive officer.
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Uniqlo opens downtown Seattle flagship

Uniqlo opens downtown Seattle flagship

Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo opened its official Seattle flagship store this month, opening in the city's downtown area, complementing its existing stores in the greater metro area. 
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