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French Connection

Sports Direct ups stake in French Connection to almost 30%

Sports Direct has once again upped its stake in French Connection swooping on shares offloaded by the high street fashion chain's activist shareholders. Mike Ashley's...
Matchesfashion.com

Matchesfashion.com reportedly exploring sale option

Luxury multichannel retailer Matchesfashion.com is reportedly exploring the option of a sale. The business, which is currently celebrating its 30th anniversary, is backed by Scottish Equity...
American Eagle

American Eagle exits the UK market

US giant American Eagle Outfitters has exited the UK market just three years after setting up store here. According to City AM the retailer has closed...
Retail

Number of retail workers falls as industry restructures

The number of full-time employees in the retail sector has fallen by 3.3% as technology transforms the way we shop and employment costs rise. According...
Kurt Geiger

Kurt Geiger unveils Lily Donaldson as AW17 face

Premium footwear and accessories brand Kurt Geiger has unveiled its AW17 campaign starring British model Lily Donaldson shot by long-term collaborator Erik Torstensson in...
Farfetch 1stdibs

Farfetch appoints 1stdibs CEO as a non-exec

Farfetch has announced that David Rosenblatt, CEO of luxury online marketplace 1stdibs, has been appointed as a non-executive board member. Rosenblatt has headed up 1stdibs...
Joules

Joules in confident mood as sales increase 19.6%

Premium fashion and lifestyle brand Joules says it is confident of a continued strong performance despite the uncertain macro-economic outlook as it announces revenues...
Amazon

Amazon to double R&D staff in London as it opens new...

Amazon has opened its new London HQ in a 15-storey building in Shoreditch and says it will increase the number of research & development...
Amazon Fashion

Silver, Sundays, Skinny Jeans: Amazon Fashion unveils key summer trends

Silver is outselling gold, skinny jeans are still in demand and analogue watches outsell digital; these have been some of the key fashion shopping...
Flannels

Flannels opens debut Scottish store at Silverburn

Luxury multi-brand retailer Flannels has continued its rapid retail expansion with the opening of its first store in Scotland at Glasgow's Silverburn centre. The 756sqm...
Weekday

H&M confirms Weekday Regent Street opening for 18 August

The H&M group has confirmed that its first Weekday store in the UK, at 226 Regent Street, will open at noon on 18 August. Weekday,...
Jimmy Choo

Michael Kors to buy Jimmy Choo in $1.35bn deal

Michael Kors has confirmed its acquisition of British luxury brand Jimmy Choo in a deal worth $1.35bn. The US giant announced this morning that it...