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Links of London

Vulture fund Hilco shops for Links of London chain

The vulture fund which presided over HMV's collapse into administration last year is plotting a rescue bid for Links of London, one of Britain's...
Uniqlo 311 Oxford Street

Uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai wants a female successor

The billionaire founder of Japan’s Uniqlo has said a woman should take over running the clothing company. Tadashi Yanai, president of Asia’s largest retailer and...
Zara

Zara distances itself from Hong Kong protest controversy

Spanish fashion retailer Zara came out in support of China’s sovereignty over Hong Kong as it sought to distance itself from controversy over pro-democracy...
ASOS

Conquering world was too much, too soon for ASOS

ASOS co-founder Nick Robertson had a well-rehearsed welcome address for the conveyor belt of new recruits ditching their high street careers for a leap...
Victoria's Secret

From boom to bust: changing tastes and hefty costs leave Victoria’s...

When Rebecca Thomas bought her first bra as a teenager, she went to Marks & Spencer with her mum. “That’s just how it’s been. You...
Mike Ashley Sports Direct

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley faces shareholder rebellion

Mike Ashley faces a shareholder rebellion after the advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services joined calls for Sports Direct investors to vote against his continuing...
Isabel Toledo

Isabel Toledo, fashion designer favored by Michelle Obama, dies at age...

Isabel Toledo, the Cuban American fashion designer with an avant-garde flair who created Michelle Obama’s distinctive lemongrass- colored sheath dress and matching overcoat for...
Hush

Clothing brand Hush sees rapid growth in backlash against fast fashion

PrettyLittleThing and Missguided have hit the big time selling £5 dresses and £1 bikinis to the youth market but another online British brand, Hush,...
Farfetch

Falling apart at the seams: Why fashion darling Farfetch’s value plummeted...

Almost a year ago Farfetch’s 20-strong top team posed happily outside the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street. Later that Friday they shared...
Links of London

Jeweller Links of London‎ races to find buyer within days

Links of London, one of Britain's best-known jewellery chains, is racing to secure a buyer within days‎ as its crisis-hit owner seeks to offload...
Amazon

Amazon under fire for new packaging that cannot be recycled

Amazon has been criticised by environmental groups and customers after introducing a range of plastic packaging that cannot be recycled in the UK. While supermarkets...
Philip Day

Shopping tycoon Philip Day ruffled by plucked Peacocks

The opening of Days, a department store in the south Wales town of Carmarthen, marked the first time Philip Day had created a business...