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Lauretta Roberts

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Lauretta Roberts is managing director and Editor-in-Chief of The Industry, having acquired the business along with business partner Antony Hawman in July 2015. She is also the former director of brand & propositions of trend forecaster WGSN and a former editor of Drapers magazine.
Rory Westbrook, True Vintage

True Vintage to move into sale of new clothing with launch...

True Vintage, the online vintage fashion store which specialises in rare 90s streetwear and designer fashion, is making the move into the sale of...
M&Co

In Numbers: the week in fashion in figures

Retail watchers have said all along that the ability to open stores was no "silver bullet" to recovery post-lockdown, and this week has shown...
ASOS

ASOS asks partner brands to sign Transparency Pledge

ASOS is asking UK-manufactured brands stocked on its platform to sign up to additional commitments to ensure their garments are ethically produced. The young fashion...
Matchesfashion

MATCHESFASHION launches The Innovators programme to support global talent

MATCHESFASHION, the luxury fashion platform, has launched The Innovators programme that supports emerging global fashion talent through mentoring, preferential business terms and marketing.  The programme...
Joules

Joules sales down 12.5% but it says it is “well positioned”...

Sales at premium fashion and lifestyle retailer Joules were down 12.5% to £190.8m in the year to 30 May as it was hit by...
Inditex

Zara parent Inditex pledges support for suppliers during COVID-19 crisis

Zara parent Inditex has signed a pledge to support suppliers, who have been hard hit by the global COVID-19 crisis, promising to maintain workers'...
Oasis Warehouse Boohoo

COVID casualties: how the crisis has hit fashion retail jobs so...

Just three days in to August, and therefore three days after the Government began tapering its furlough scheme, and major British businesses have already...
Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison patches together a future solution for fashion

"One of the things we're trying to get out in the market is how do come out on the rebound side as a...
FashMash

FashMash launches Young Pioneers mentoring scheme

FashMash, a London-based fashion community, has launched a mentoring scheme to nurture a new generation of fashion talent, in particular those from ethnic minorities and...
Mango

Mango on course to beat 2019 sales

Mango says it is on course to exceed 2019's sales levels thanks to stellar digital sales growth and strong recoveries in some of its...

M&Co pre-pack deal to result in 50 store closures

Value fashion retailer M&Co is set for a pre-pack administration that will result in 50 of its stores closing, it has been reported. According to...
Retail footfall

Retail footfall growth slows as face masks become mandatory in shops

Weekly footfall across all retail destinations throughout the UK rose by +2.8% last week, a more modest uptick against the previous week when footfall increased by +4.4%. In...