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Australian fashion giant Cotton On launches UK website

Australia's largest fashion retailer Cotton On has launched a dedicated UK website and is now also available via ASOS.

Boohoo creates collection made from recycled...

Boohoo is continuing its push towards greater sustainability with a new collection – Recycled Collection – made from 95% polyester and 5% elasthane.

Historic London retailer Arthur Beale to...

One of London’s oldest shops, Arthur Beale, is to shut its doors for a final time after it said it was unable to pay its rent following the impact of the pandemic.

Oliver Bonas to open 4,000 sq...

Lifestyle brand Oliver Bonas has signed for its first store in Essex, with the retailer securing a 4,000 sq ft regional flagship at Aquila Holdings’ Bond Street mall in Chelmsford.

No7 beauty brand launched on dedicated...

The No7 beauty brand has launched its own dedicated website offering British consumers a raft of innovative new ways to access, explore and buy its products.

The Trafford Centre appoints Pradera Lateral...

Manchester's The Trafford Centre has appointed Pradera Lateral as asset manager with immediate effect, following a competitive selection process by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments).

In-depth: Just how did Crocs become...

The Marmite of footwear, the humble Croc has suffered much derision since its inception in 2002. Over 600 million pairs later, its fugly cool has struck the right lockdown note with sales booming. The latest global figures for 2020 reveal an incredible 69 million pairs sold, full year sales of $1.386 billion and a 12.6% revenue increase in 2020 vs 2019. So, how did Crocs get it so right?
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The Index December 2020/January 2021 –...

This month’s edition of The Index in partnership with Klarna, tracks fashion shoppers’ behaviour in December2020/January 2021 as the UK was forced into Lockdown 3 after an alarming flare-up of the COVID-19 virus.

The Index October/November 2020: Part 2...

Welcome to The Index, Part 2 The Brands & The Buzz Scores, produced in partnership with Klarna. In this section of our regular survey of British fashion shoppers we see how 100 influencer brands fared when it came to store and website visits as the UK was on the cusp of Lockdown 3.
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Exclusive monthly white paper reports featuring bespoke research and data on customer and business trends.

An Industry Spotlight: Fashion & Beauty...

The recent shift in customer behaviour due to the Covid pandemic, is the greatest the retail industry has ever experienced. While some behavioural changes may

In Focus: Delivering on demands –...

Before the UK entered lockdown, some 20% of all...
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NETWORKING, LEARNING & EVENTS

PODCAST: Farfetch – Executive Vice President...

Sandrine gives her views on why luxury boomed during the pandemic, how consumer behaviour has changed for good, and why, despite being a digital retail trailblazer, she still believes in a bright future for physical retailers.

PODCAST: Skye Harrison Co-founder, KHOEO

Skye Harrison is Co-founder of fashion & beauty PR and wholesale agency K&H Communications, and along her business partner Charlie Boud, has set up KHOEO, a new e-commerce business based on collaboration between brands, designers and influencers operating a lower-risk drop-ship model.

PODCAST: David Hodgson, Creative Director at...

David Hodgson is Creative Director at Lulu Guinness and with a career which takes in some of the industry’s best known fashion and accessories businesses – from Loewe to Coach, Joseph and Roland Mouret – and he discusses his future plans for this iconic and most British of brands.

PODCAST: James Lamb, CEO of Zelens

James has  worked with an enviable list of brands including Clinique, Bliss, Mac, Dior, Kate Somerville & many more during his 20 year career. Now as CEO of Zelens, we chat about this week's relaunch of the brand.