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Pantone sets the tone for 2021 with Illuminating yellow and Ultimate...

The Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 has brought world-wide problems and crises of an overwhelming magnitude. Along with many other sectors the fashion industry has...
Pure Scoop

Scoop and Pure shows to be merged for September 2021 edition

The Scoop and Pure London trade shows will be merged into one new concept event, Scoop X Pure, for the September 2021 edition. Curated by...
Retail

Fashion independents talk trading post Lockdown 2

With a week of trading under their belts since England's Lockdown 2 came to an end on 2 December, 2020, and taking in the...

IN PERSPECTIVE: How brands should pivot to remain culturally relevant

A recent study by Twitter found a whopping 25% of consumers would make a purchase decision based on how culturally relevant a brand is,...

TheIndustry.fashion LIVE: Primark experiments with 24-hour store opening

TheIndustry.fashion hit East London's Westfield Stratford today to witness one of Primark's 24-hour temporary store openings. Primark has extended trading hours in all stores throughout...

TheIndustry.fashion LIVE: Christmas shoppers descend on Oxford Street

TheIndustry.fashion visited London's iconic Oxford Street to see how shoppers reacted to non-essential retail reopening for a second time this year, with shopping and...

In Pictures: Crowds return to Oxford Street for Christmas shopping

As non-essential retail in England reopened for a second time this year, Oxford Street saw large crowds return, with shoppers eager to make purchases...

From Christine Keeler to Kate Moss: a history of Arcadia’s famous...

Sir Philip Green's Arcadia confirmed its collapse into administration this evening (30 November 2020) and its staff, suppliers and the industry as a whole now...

In Focus: St David’s Cardiff reports return of Christmas “mission shoppers”

As the easing of lockdown restrictions loom over England, retailers will be looking to Wales to draw comparisons and see if Christmas shoppers have...
Debenhams JD Sports

Arcadia woes jeopardise JD Sports’ acquisition of Debenhams

JD Sports is reported to have cooled on the idea of acquiring Debenhams following news that Arcadia, which operates numerous concessions across the department...
Arcadia Sir Philip Green

Arcadia: what went wrong and what’s next?

Administrators are reported to be waiting in the wings at Sir Philip Green's Arcadia and may be appointed as early as next week. If...
Sir Philip Green

Arcadia’s Sir Philip Green: the ups and downs of one of...

Administrators from Deloitte are poised to step in and take over at Arcadia next week, it had been reported. If it happens (and there's...

PODCAST: Hush Founder, Mandy Watkins

Welcome to the latest episode of our Podcast series "In Conversation" where we bring you inspiring stories, retail insights and conversation from fashion's most influential business leaders.  ...
Martin Brooks Shackleton

The Interview: Martin Brooks, co-founder and CEO, Shackleton

Off the radar of launching the ‘Escape Expedition Jacket’ last week, celebrating four inspiring adventurers, outdoor specialist brand Shackleton – named after one of...

PODCAST: Lone Design Club Founder & CEO, Rebecca Morter

Welcome to the latest episode of our Podcast series "In Conversation" where we bring you inspiring stories, retail insights and conversation from fashion's most influential business leaders.  ...
Kevin Charles, Triumph

The Interview: Kevin Charles, Director of Clothing, Triumph

Famous British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph, which also makes fully CE certified protective clothing for riders, launched a brand-new lifestyle collection in the spring –...
Fashion sale

Lockdown lowdown: The big discounters, what people want and what they...

Black Friday campaigns are already in full swing, with the likes of Karen Millen and Coast offering 50% off everything and AllSaints offering 30%...
Pitti Uomo JAN 2020

Pitti fairs moved to February 2021

The winter editions of the Pitti Immagine fairs in Florence, comprising Uomo, Filati and Bimbo, have all been moved to 21-23 February, 2021, following...

PODCAST: IN DETAIL – Retail Analyst, Richard Hyman

IN DETAIL: the new Podcast from TheIndustry.fashion in which we get under the hood of the industry and examine the business & consumer trends...

The Interview: Lucy Litwack, CEO, Coco de Mer

Lucy Litwack is one of the best known leaders in the lingerie business, having had senior roles at brands from La Perla to Bendon...