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Arcadia woes threaten JD Sports interest in Debenhams

Arcadia woes threaten JD Sports interest in Debenhams

​Arcadia’s expected administration filing could derail JD Sports’ plan to buy Debenhams as Arcadia’s brands are a huge presence in the department store chain via a large number of concessions. 
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Can't get to the shops? These boutiques come to you

Can't get to the shops? These boutiques come to you

While some brands launched free and flexible return policies for online shopping, other brands decided to go directly to their clients by launching fashion trucks.
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As Paris lockdown ends, Nobis opens a boutique, and founder Robin Yates recounts why

As Paris lockdown ends, Nobis opens a boutique, and founder Robin Yates recounts why

Remarkably, on the day the second lockdown in Paris ends, November 28, and clothing stores can open, Canada’s Nobis will debut a brand new store there. Its founder Robin Yates explains how it has defied the downturn.
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End Clothing considers stake sale, could be worth £700m

End Clothing considers stake sale, could be worth £700m

​End Clothing is in talks to sell a stake in the business that could value it at around £700 million, a report said on Friday. 
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Harvey Nichols owner Dickson Concepts in profit, despite tough H1

Harvey Nichols owner Dickson Concepts in profit, despite tough H1

​The six months to the end of September may have been a devastating time for retailers, but Dickson Concepts managed to turn a profit in the first half of its financial year, despite lower sales.
Luxury
Net-A-Porter MD Brandolese exits after streamlining

Net-A-Porter MD Brandolese exits after streamlining

​Net-A-Porter’s managing director Nicola Brandolese has left his role at the Richemont-owned luxury e-tailer after little over a year at the helm.
Luxury
Kenzo develops collab archive collection with Kansai Yamamoto

Kenzo develops collab archive collection with Kansai Yamamoto

The house of Kenzo has launched a new collection that combines the aesthetics and prints of two legendary designers – the brand’s founder Kenzo Takada and his famous fellow Japanese creator Kansai Yamamoto.
Luxury
Liberty using store staff to energise digital offer

Liberty using store staff to energise digital offer

​With its flagship department closed for now, Liberty London is aiming to make the best of the festive shopping season by putting its store staff in front of online shoppers.
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YNAP publishes major new sustainability strategy

YNAP publishes major new sustainability strategy

​Yoox Net-A-Porter has unveiled a new sustainability strategy called Infinity that’s “designed to bring luxury and fashion back into balance with our planet”.
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Maison Alaïa's new Editions collection makes digital debut in La Gaîté Lyrique

Maison Alaïa's new Editions collection makes digital debut in La Gaîté Lyrique

The house of Azzedine Alaïa's new collection made its digital debut on Wednesday with a performance inside the La Gaîté Lyrique theater in Paris, which was as succinct as one of the designer’s razor-sharp jackets.
Luxury
Alexander McQueen introduces seamless omnichannel strategy

Alexander McQueen introduces seamless omnichannel strategy

​Alexander McQueen has embarked on a new omnichannel strategy having spent the last two years (and especially the last few months) preparing its stores for the new seamless physical-to-digital world.
Luxury
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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Rolling Stones launch 360​° virtual experience​ to support new store

Rolling Stones launch 360​° virtual experience​ to support new store

Following their store debut on Carnaby Street, the Rolling Stones have unveiled a global e-commerce shop equipped with a 360° virtual experience “so customers can shop inside the store from anywhere in the world”.
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Conscious Fashion Campaign partners with the UN, fashion industry on sustainability event

Conscious Fashion Campaign partners with the UN, fashion industry on sustainability event

Participants -- from the CFDA and PVH, to designers Gabriela Hearst and Anyango Mpinga -- will contribute to the month-long sustainability-focused event led by Kerry Bannigan's The Conscious Fashion Campaign.
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Dior unveils men's ski collection with SoHo pop-up

Dior unveils men's ski collection with SoHo pop-up

French fashion house Dior is celebrating the launch of its first men's ski capsule with a pop-up shop located in New York's SoHo neighborhood. 
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Nordstrom misses sales estimates as pandemic hits formal wear demand

Nordstrom misses sales estimates as pandemic hits formal wear demand

Nordstrom Inc missed estimates for quarterly sales on Tuesday as weak store traffic at U.S. fashion retailers during the COVID-19 pandemic hammered demand for formal apparel.
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