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Moss Bros

Moss Bros creates “Netflix of fashion” with its £65-a-month subscription

Moss Bros CEO Brian Brick say he's aiming to create the "Netflix of fashion" with the menswear retailer's new £65-a-month subscription service.

Rupert and Buckley creates sustainable clothing line with actor Tom Ellis...

Rupert and Buckley Clothing has produced a sustainable range of clothing in collaboration with actor and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity) Ambassador, Tom Ellis.
Chris Gove - Percival

Percival Menswear receives £3m investment to drive growth

Percival Menswear, a London-based contemporary menswear fashion brand, has secured a further £3m investment from growth capital investor VGC Partners, following an initial investment of £150,000 in 2018.
Sweaty Betty

Sweaty Betty partners with ReBOUND to offer rapid returns to international...

Sweaty Betty has announced a partnership with returns experts ReBOUND, as the premium sportswear brand moves to keep up with the demands of its rising number of international online customers.

“Boom time for Boohoo” as online fashion giant set to unveil...

Boohoo is expected to reveal a surge in sales when it updates the market next week, as house-bound shoppers swapped party dresses for athleisure during lockdown.

Freemans adds value brand Bonprix and launches multi-million TV ad campaign

Freemans, the digital department store, has announced the introduction of value brand Bonprix to its online portfolio, with the intention of underpinning its value credentials.

PODCAST: David Hodgson, Creative Director at Lulu Guinness

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.

Northern Ireland offers £100 shopping voucher to every adult to boost...

Every adult in Northern Ireland will be offered a £100 shopping voucher to spend in physical retail stores in the region to boost its non-essential retail sector, after lengthy periods of lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In-Depth: Horti-couture – how will the gardening/fashion crossover trend grow?

When did getting dirt under your finger nails become so de rigueur? While Capability Brown sounds like a colour by Farrow & Ball, according to IMRG, The UK's Online Retail Association, home and garden sales soared 74% year-on-year in 2020. 

Sales and profits surge at Amazon in latest quarter

Online giant Amazon has reported $108.5 billion in sales in the first three months of the year, up 44% from the previous year, as the

Empty shops surge across UK in first three months of 2021

Empty shop fronts soared higher across UK shopping destinations in the first three months of the year, according to new figures.

Non-essential retail to open in Ireland from 17 May

Ireland has announced its roadmap out of lockdown that will lead to non-essential retail being reopened from 17 May.

British Fashion Council Charity appoints co-chairs to help it meet fundraising...

The British Fashion Council Charity has appointed philanthropists and Investors Tania Fares and Narmina Marandi to help it achieve its fundraising target of £2m to support British creative talent.

Princess Diana’s wedding dress to go on display for the first...

Princess Diana's wedding dress, designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel, will go on display for the first time in 25 years as part of a Kensington Palace exhibition entitled "Royal Style in the Making".
Scoop X Pure

Scoop and Pure relocate to the Old Truman Brewery for September...

London trade shows Scoop and Pure London have relocated to The Old Truman Brewery, in Shoreditch, for their next edition, which takes place from 7-9 September.

ROECK HAUSS Studios unveils unique slow-fashion business model

ROECK HAUSS Studios, a new London based clothing brand has unveiled its unique slow-fashion business model, releasing only one item of clothing at a time,

Breitling opens its first stand-alone boutique in Wales

Luxury Swiss watch brand Breitling has opened its its first stand-alone boutique in Wales at St David's Cardiff, offering a range of watches and servicing facilities for new and existing owners.

Westfield Q1 turnover strongly impacted by COVID-19 restrictions

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, which owns Westfield London and Westfield Stratford, has reported a proportionate turnover for Q1 of £410.9 million, a 30.4% reduction compared to the same three month period in 2020, reflecting the impact of the prolonged COVID-19 restrictions.

In Pictures: Singer Sam Fender creates collection with Barbour International and...

Singer, songwriter and musician Sam Fender has created a clothing collection with Barbour International – now available exclusively at Scotts Menswear.

TM Lewin named official formal wear partner for 2021 Lions Tour

TM Lewin has been announced as official formal wear partner to The British & Irish Lions for the 2021 Castle Lager Lions Series which kicks off in South Africa on 3 July.