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Freeman Grattan Holdings unveils new look and TV ad campaign for...

Freeman Grattan Holdings is launching a new multi-million-pound advertising campaign inviting viewers to "Discover The New Kaleidoscope", which hits TV screens today (30 March 2021) with the strap line, Different by Design.
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Farfetch and Gucci partner on year-long “Imagined Futures” collaboration

Farfetch and Gucci have embarked on a year-long collaboration called "Imagined Futures", which is a multi-experience programme "rooted in values, sustainability, innovation, community and client services".

Menswear rental marketplace Garmentry launches in UK

London-based menswear rental platform Garmentry has launched to the public, offering ready to wear, occasionwear and accessories. The startup allows users to rent their clothing
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Fat Face suffers customer and staff data breach

British clothing and accessories retailer Fat Face has revealed it suffered a security breach in January 2021, with some employee and customer information including names, addresses, and some credit card information disclosed.
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Ted Baker launches content series on audio-only social networking app Clubhouse

Global lifestyle brand Ted Baker has become the first launch its own branded content series on the audio-only social networking app Clubhouse. The brand is
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Luxury brands and retailers lose “a sense of exclusivity” online, study...

Wealthy shoppers say luxury brands and retailers lose "a sense of exclusivity" online, potentially hampering their potential for revival from the COVID-19 pandemic, an independent poll has found.
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Graduate Fashion Foundation to launch digital platform featuring graduate portfolios and...

Graduate Fashion Foundation has today announced the launch of its debut innovative digital platform, featuring graduate portfolio profiles, fashion university pages and bespoke live streaming

DREST named on Fast Company’s list of the World’s Most Innovative...

DREST has been named on Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2021, becoming the first interactive luxury styling game among
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In The Style valued at £105m ahead of AIM admission

Influencer-driven fashion etailer In The Style has applied for admission to AIM after raising £49m in an “oversubscribed” placing which has set its market capitalisation at £105m.
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Ted Baker to launch live video shopping experiences

Global lifestyle brand Ted Baker has announced a partnership with Bambuser to launch Live Video Shopping for customers in the UK from 11 March 2021.

ASOS CEO and Alastair Campbell to champion employee wellbeing at retailTRUST...

Leading retail industry figures, including ASOS chief executive officer Nick Beighton and British Retail Consortium chief executive Helen Dickinson are to headline the retailTRUST’s 2021 virtual event - designed to champion the health and wellbeing of retail workers.
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Marks & Spencer turbo-charges its online business with 46 new flagship...

Marks & Spencer has turbo-charged its online business with the launch of 46 new flagship sites expanding its online reach to over 100 countries.
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Amazon brings “just walk out” shopping to the UK

Amazon will today open its first UK "contactless" grocery store store, which enables shoppers to walk out of the store without using a checkout.

Adidas launches exclusive product app CONFIRMED in the UK

Adidas has announced that its CONFIRMED app will immediately launch in the UK, allowing users to gain exclusive content and products. The app launched in
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Klarna launches Influencer Council to develop guidance for influencers advertising online

Buy Now, Pay Later service Klarna has launched its own Influencer Council, with the goal of developing best practice guidance for influencers and brands advertising

Frasers Group partners with Red Ant for Flannels in-store and remote...

Frasers Group has partnered with superior customer experience provider Red Ant to introduce in-store and remote services across its Flannels brand, with a view to expand in to other areas in the future.
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Buy Now, Pay Later service Zip launches in the UK

Buy Now, Pay Later provider Zip has today announced its arrival in the UK across many retail sectors including fashion, health, beauty, homeware and entertainment.
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eBay to invest in small businesses to support disadvantaged communities

eBay UK has announced a three year multi-million pound training and finance support package for retail businesses within the social enterprise sector. The ‘eBay for
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British Fashion Council to address sustainability at Expo 2020 Dubai

British Fashion Council's CEO Caroline Rush is one of the headline speakers announced for a program of events exploring the future of fashion and retail,

Anthropologie reports 25% increase in customer transactions due to virtual experiences

Urban Outfitters Inc has reported growth of 25% in customer transactions at its Anthropologie and BHLDN brands after investing in virtual customer experiences. Using business