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LVMH commits to campaign to stop violence against women

LVMH commits to campaign to stop violence against women

LVMH has announced plans to enhance its commitment to the campaign to prevent violence against women. The luxury group revealed it will donate funds to cover 1,000 hotel nights for the non-profit “Fondation des Femmes." 
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​Coats Group lines up Gosnell as new chairman, Clasper steps down next May

​Coats Group lines up Gosnell as new chairman, Clasper steps down next May

Global industrial threads manufacturer Coats Group has appointed David Gosnell chairman-elect. He's currently an independent non-executive director of Coats and replaces Mike Clasper who is retiring.
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Euratex pleads for UK and EU to reach Brexit deal or face huge job losses

Euratex pleads for UK and EU to reach Brexit deal or face huge job losses

Euratex, a body representing the European textile and clothing industry, has pleaded with negotiators from the UK and EU to reach a Brexit deal or face the jobs devastation that a no-deal would cause.
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Luxury industry challenged by disruptive surge of young clientèle

Luxury industry challenged by disruptive surge of young clientèle

Gen Z and Millennial consumers will account for two thirds of the luxury market in 2025, forcing labels to adapt their strategies to their young clientèle’s “activist” vision, said the latest study by Bain & Co.
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H&M deepens sustainability commitment via signature brand and Arket

H&M deepens sustainability commitment via signature brand and Arket

H&M Group is continuing its heavy sustainability focus with a series of new initiatives, spearheaded by its latest Conscious Exclusive AW20 collection that moves beyond the idea of just recycling. 
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Fashion Makes Change steps up to empower women workers and protect the environment

Fashion Makes Change steps up to empower women workers and protect the environment

As calls for change in the fashion industry grow, Tuesday saw the launch of Fashion Makes Change, a brand-led community platform with a dual focus on promoting women’s empowerment and tackling the climate crisis.
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Simon Property cuts purchase price for Taubman stake amid Covid hit

Simon Property cuts purchase price for Taubman stake amid Covid hit

Simon Property Group, the biggest U.S. mall operator, will cut its purchase price for an 80% stake of rival Taubman Centers by 18%, both companies said on Sunday, as the coronavirus upends the retail industry sector.
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Mr Porter, Loro Piana launch first exclusive capsule collection

Mr Porter, Loro Piana launch first exclusive capsule collection

YNAP’s luxe menswear webstore Mr Porter is continuing its exclusive link-ups and has unveiled its first collab with Italian luxury label Loro Piana. The two have this week launched a 10-piece capsule collection.
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World's largest fur auction, Kopenhagen Fur, will close

World's largest fur auction, Kopenhagen Fur, will close

Denmark’s Kopenhagen Fur will close in 2-3 years, caused by the Danish government’s decision last week to cull all mink in Denmark, the fur auctioneer said Thursday.
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H&M Home to launch Diane von Fürstenberg collab next year

H&M Home to launch Diane von Fürstenberg collab next year

​As many global consumers continue to be confined to their homes and want to make those environments as comfortable as possible, H&M’s Home unit has announced a collab with US fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg. 
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Lacoste links with National Geographic in capsule collection

Lacoste links with National Geographic in capsule collection

Lacoste has linked up with National Geographic for a novel capsule collection designed to celebrate the beauty of the natural world. An alliance of Lacoste’s silhouettes with striking animal prints.
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Joules upbeat despite new lockdown, e-tail drives trading, is ready for Xmas rush

Joules upbeat despite new lockdown, e-tail drives trading, is ready for Xmas rush

​On a day that included a flurry of results statement and trading updates from listed UK retailers, Joules was one of the winners as it said positive trends highlighted in an earlier update in September have continued. 
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Marimekko sees improving trend in third quarter

Marimekko sees improving trend in third quarter

​Finland’s Marimekko saw its sales and profits improving in Q3 as actions it had taken and better wholesale turnover fed through to the bottom line.
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​Trading improvements lift Coats Group as Performance Materials star

​Trading improvements lift Coats Group as Performance Materials star

Understatedly positive is probably the best way to describe the latest trading update from global thread manufacturer Coats Group on Tuesday.
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Retailers double down on recyclable fashion initiatives during Covid-19

Retailers double down on recyclable fashion initiatives during Covid-19

With the pandemic continuing to put the brakes on the fashion industry, a number of retailers are taking the time to re-evaluate their business models in response to consumer demand for more responsible products.
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Denim Première Vision show morphs into Digital Denim Week

Denim Première Vision show morphs into Digital Denim Week

The denim trade show has been forced to cancel its physical session, originally scheduled in Berlin on November 24-25, opting instead for an online event taking place from November 30 to December 4.
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