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Converse

Converse to launch a UV-activated sneaker which changes colour in seconds

When it comes to cool collaborations, Converse is on a bit of a roll. In addition to its successful ongoing relationship with design supremo J.W....
Amazon

Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers

The European Union has launched a formal investigation into Amazon, opening a new front against the US tech giants. Announcing the decision, the European commissioner...
House of Fraser

House of Fraser: Harrods of the High Street or fraying at...

Georgia Cobden is about to start a new job in PR and just popped into House of Fraser on Oxford Street because she knows...
Sustainability

The big fashion fight: can we remove all the toxic, invisible...

It was probably the only time a 93-year-old has stolen the show at Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage. Sir David Attenborough had important things to say...
RIXO

“It” dresses get bigger as boutiques follow high street to make...

It dresses have become bigger as boutiques begin to follow the high street in making fashion more inclusive. The London-based brand RIXO is only three...
Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer nabs Topshop style guru Maddy Evans in bid...

Marks & Spencer has poached Topshop's fashion guru Maddy Evans in an effort to boost its clothing credentials among younger shoppers. Evans, fashion director at...
Skinny jeans

Are British shoppers finally ditching skinny jeans?

They are the fashion trend that has refused to die, but there are signs that 20 years after Kate Moss and a selection of...
Fast fashion

Fast fashion: Britons to buy 50m “throwaway outfits” this summer

Britons will spend £2.7bn this summer on more than 50m summer outfits that will be worn only once, a poll reveals.
Julian Dunkerton Superdry

Superdry hires headhunters to replace interim CEO Julian Dunkerton

Superdry has appointed headhunters to hire a new chief executive to replace interim boss and co-founder Julian Dunkerton.
ASOS

Rumours of job cuts leave Asos looking threadbare

Asos, the trailblazer of British online fast-fashion that was once a stock market darling, moved into the slow lane yesterday amid rumours...
Primark

How Primark’s fast-fashion sales model changed the high street forever

he launch of a new store is always an exciting time for Brits. We may not be a nation of shopkeepers any...
Sir Philip Green

Sir Philip Green wins legal battle against US landlords

Retail tycoon Sir Philip Green has won a legal battle with a group of US landlords after a court dismissed their claim following the...