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Klarna's Sebastian Siemiatkowski

Klarna’s Sebastian Siemiatkowski talks about the future of fintech and retail...

Klarna co-founder and CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski was in London last week to launch the disruptive payments provider's game-changing new shopping feature – which allows customers to shop across all retailers via the Klarna app, whether they are Klarna merchants or not – and to visit the company's brand new London HQ.

Does your brand work with influencers? Use this guide to keep...

Consumption of digital media skyrocketed during the pandemic as locked-down consumers turned to their smart-phones for inspiration, entertainment and, of course, shopping. According to data
New American

Good American launches in London’s Harrods

Khloé Kardashian and Emma Grede’s Good American brand has today, 17 June, launched a new dedicated space at Harrods in Knightsbridge.

PODCAST: Sebastian Siemiatkowski, CEO & Founder, Klarna

Sebastian Siemiatkowski is the CEO & Founder of disruptive payments provider Klarna. With its buy now, pay later, pay in 3 and other flexible, or as Klarna likes to call it smoooth, payments options, this business has shaken up the way we shop, having been adopted by more than 250,000 retailers worldwide.
Happy Pineapple Nike

Nike launches new Happy Pineapple Collection using Piñatex instead of leather

Launching today, Nike has introduced the sustainable ‘Happy Pineapple Collection’, which uses new generation Piñatex, a sustainable plant-based alternative to leather made using pineapple leaves.

Victoria’s Secret reveals “dramatic shift” in positioning with new female-focused initiatives

Victoria’s Secret has revealed a significant evolution of its brand positioning as it seeks to have a more positive impact on women’s lives. The US

Freemans signs Interior Design Masters finalist Siobhan Murphy for exclusive range...

Freemans, the digital department store, has announced the signing of Siobhan Murphy, finalist from the hit TV show, Interior Design Masters, to design an exclusive range of homeware.
N Brown Group

N Brown Group revenue returns to growth in Q1

N Brown Group, owner of Simply Be and Jacamo, has reported revenues in Q1 rose slightly by 0.5% year on year to £168.7 million, with product revenue up 4.6% and financial services revenue down 5.9%.
David Williams

Seraphine confirms it is considering a flotation on London Stock Exchange

Maternity brand Seraphine has confirmed it is considering its intention to float on the London Stock Exchange. 
Dr Martens

Dr Martens marches on with strong sales but listing dents profits

Heritage footwear business Dr Martens has enjoyed soaring sales despite the global pandemic leaving many of its customers stuck indoors.

The Interview: Lucy Litwack, owner and CEO, Coco de Mer

Today, 16 June, sees the launch of the new "Icons" campaign from lingerie brand Coco de Mer, known as the "home of pleasure", featuring iconic supermodel and photographer Helena Christensen, 52, who has also art-directed and photographed herself wearing the collection in the intimacy of her home in New York.
Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney launches “Our Time Has Come” campaign with Piccadilly Circus...

In celebration of the launch of Stella McCartney’s new "Our Time Has Come" AW21 campaign, the brand organised a "guerrilla gathering" at Piccadilly Circus today featuring Stella McCartney brand ambassadors wearing novelty animal heads.
Forever Unique

Forever Unique launches rebrand and lifestyle collections

Global womenswear brand Forever Unique has unveiled a rebrand, citing COVID-19’s effect on the occasionwear market and a long-lasting change in consumer shopping behaviours.

Treasury to extend ban on commercial evictions into 2022

The Treasury is to extend the current ban on evictions for unpaid commercial rent past the end of this month and into 2022, after delaying the easing of further Covid restrictions.
Oxford Street pedestrianisation

Oxford Street to be partially pedestrianised by end of 2021

A 150m-long section of Oxford Street, on either side of Britain’s busiest pedestrian junction, is to be closed to vehicles by the end of the year, cutting the iconic street in two.
Henry Stupp

Authentic Brands Group appoints new European president

Authentic Brands Group today announced that Henry Stupp has joined the company in a new role as President of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Foot Locker

Foot Locker kicks off collaboration-run with exclusive The New Originals jersey

Foot Locker Europe has unveiled the first in a series of re-imagined looks for the iconic black and white ‘Striper’ Jersey, which has donned by Foot Locker employees globally for more than 20 years.
Lindex second hand

Lindex launches second hand clothing scheme trial

Swedish retailer Lindex has announced it is to pilot a new circular business model, taking an important step in prolonging the lifetime of clothes together with its customers as part of the fashion company’s circular transformation and sustainability promise.

GANNI launches direct-to-consumer experience in China via Tmall

GANNI, the Danish contemporary brand credited with introducing the playful "Scandi 2.0" sense of style, has launched a direct-to-consumer experience in China via Tmall.
Harvey Nichols Kidswear

Harvey Nichols to launch childrenswear department

Luxury retailer Harvey Nichols is to launch childrenswear section online from the 24th June, followed by a dedicated department in selected stores from July.