Owner of British Luxury womenswear clothing brand DUMEBI, Barbara Biosah, has launched a non-profit awareness foundation, Gideon’s Treasure Foundation, dedicated to spreading awareness and supporting people living with Sickle Cell Anaemia.
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.
Hollister, a division of Abercrombie and Fitch, has announced the launch of a new apparel brand, Social Tourist, with social media personalities Charli and Dixie D’Amelio.
Thriftify, the only dedicated online marketplace connecting charity shops with consumers, has announced its UK-wide launch, having already launched its service in Ireland.
Retailers are unlikely to see a return to pre-pandemic numbers of customers “anytime soon” despite the beginnings of a recovery after non-essential shops reopened, new figures suggest.
The phrase I have heard most often from business leaders I have interviewed in the 40-plus years I have worked in the industry is: “We pride ourselves in giving great service.”
German footwear retailer Deichmann, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in the UK this year and now has over 100 stores nationwide, has teamed up with children’s charity Barnardo’s on a brand-first school shoe donation scheme called "Best Foot Forward".
Sainsbury’s has hired the former boss of John Lewis to take charge of its clothing and homeware operations.
Luxury designer fashion retailer Browns is today, 6 May, relaunching its Browns Focus concept in store and online to support and nurture new design talent.
Joules, the premium British lifestyle brand, has announced that it has extended its current funding arrangements with Barclays to September 2024, which includes a £25 million revolving credit facility and £9 million term loan, and has converted the facility to an ESG-linked financing arrangement.
Global fashion competition Making The Cut has announced its return date and competing designers for the shows second season on Amazon Prime Video. The competition
Superdry has said it can “clearly see the light at the end of the tunnel” as it returned to sales growth amid the reopening of stores across the UK.
Footfall in April 2021 was -32.7% lower than in pre-pandemic April 2019, compared with -55.2% in March, following the reopening of non-essential retail and clearly significant pent-up consumer demand for bricks and mortar stores.
High street giant Next has lifted its profit targets for the year after recent sales bounced above expectations.
Underwear sales have flown during lockdown and a new trend has emerged in men’s under garments - lingerie. Brands such as SDL intimates, Moot and Exterface are catering for this new demand and promoting a fresh male image.
Online fashion giant ASOS has partnered with UK fashion manufacturer Fashion-Enter have partnered to implement sustainable, on-demand textiles manufacturing using Kornit Digital printing technology.
Gap Inc. has announced it has entered into an agreement to sell onmi-channel fashion boutique Intermix to private equity firm Altamont Capital Partners, with the intention to acquire the entire business, including all store leases, e-commerce and assets.
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has today announced Bethany Williams as the winner of the 2021 BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund (BFCVDFF).
The PREMIUM GROUP in Berlin has cancelled its PREMIUM and SEEK trade shows for this summer season, as well the FASHIONTECH conference.
Sosandar, the online women's fashion brand, has announced the appointment of Steve Dilks to the Company's Board as Chief Financial Officer, with immediate effect.