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JD Sports

JD Sports to step up attack on regulator

The competition watchdog is expected to come under fire again this week as JD Sports kicks back against its findings over its £90 million...
Victoria's Secret

Victoria’s Secret: the “woke” rebrand is only skin deep

Victoria’s Secret seems to be having a change of heart. The lingerie brand’s Instagram, typically a stream of pink underwear and mainly white waifish...
Ted Baker

Ailing Ted Baker flies off with cash from sale of London...

Ted Baker, the fashion retailer which has been rocked by an accounting crisis, is to fortify its balance sheet by selling its notorious London...
Boots tights

Boots to turn 86,000 plastic bottles per year into eco-friendly tights

Did you know that tights are one of the most polluting items in your wardrobe? Chiefly made from nylon, a thermoplastic, tights require a great...
London Fashion Week Coronavirus

Coronavirus: global fashion industry facing a “nightmare”

Luxury goods makers are anticipating significant losses due to the coronavirus outbreak, while High Street retailers could see new collections delayed by months. The global...

Alexander McQueen donates fabric to Central Saint Martins and University of...

Alexander McQueen has established a new scheme which will redirect the brand's surplus house fabrics to international fashion students and institutions across the UK. The...
London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week opens as coronavirus hits attendance

London Fashion Week was unable to escape the impact of the coronavirus on its opening day, with the majority of Chinese press and buyers...
Fenwick

Fenwick to rent out part of West End store to survive...

Fenwick, one of London’s oldest department stores is turning some of its floorspace into offices as part of a plan to weather the crisis...
Beyonce x Adidas IVY PARK

Power play of sports brands puts retailers on back foot

When Beyoncé launched her Ivy Park collaboration with Adidas last month there was little doubt that the “athleisure” range would be in demand, given...
Maya Jama

Maya Jama to wear world’s first 5G-powered augmented reality dress at...

Watching the red carpet and seeing all the incredible dresses and outfits is one of the best parts of awards season and this week’s...
John Lewis

Struggling John Lewis will no longer give out weekly sales figures

The owner of struggling John Lewis and Waitrose will stop publishing weekly updates on how many goods it has sold as it inches closer to...
Beales

Beales auditor faces scrutiny after collapse of department store chain

The firm responsible for auditing Beales department store’s financial accounts is expected to face scrutiny after it emerged that the retailer collapsed just over...