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Frasers Group continues building ASOS stake, now owns nearly 10%
Frasers Group has again increased its stake in ASOS, which has been at the centre of takeover speculation. It has seen acquisition-hungry Frasers upping its stake to almost 9.9% from 7.4% as the week started.
Frasers Group inks JV deal for Sports Direct expansion to Indonesia
Frasers Group Asia Sdn Bhd (or FGA, which is a subsidiary of the UK company) has revealed a new joint venture agreement with PT. MAP Active Indonesia.
Copenhagen Fashion Week announces brand line up for expanded SS24 event
Copenhagen Fashion Week has revealed the line-up for the SS24 edition as it gears up for expansion via an extra show day, with it starting on a Monday afternoon this time.
BFC Chair issues rallying cry with new strategy manifesto
As a small-scale June edition of London Fashion Week gets under way, the BFC's Chair David Pemsel has issued a strategy update and rallying cry that sets out what the body wants to do but adds it needs help to do that.
Edit LDN launches National Vintage League collab
The National Vintage League brand has launched a curated and edited collection exclusively on The Edit LDN.
Patagonia launches campaign to boost ocean health
Thursday is World Oceans Day 2023 and to mark that, Patagonia has launched an international environmental campaign, focused on ocean protection and restoration.
Strandbags launches 'fashion travel' brand Nere in UK, US
Hot on the heels of Strandbags relaunching its upscale luggage brand Antler, the company is also investing in another key luggage brand it owns, with the launch of Nere in the UK and US after its 2022 ANZ debut.
H&M names 10 Global Change Award winners, has doubled the prize fund
It’s been a busy few weeks for award winner announcements and on Thursday, H&M Group named the winners of its Global Change Award, its “early-stage innovation challenge seeking bright minds that can transform fashion”.
Interview: Hamilton + Hare's eight steps to brand-creation success
Celebrating its 10th anniversary next year, upscale menswear business Hamilton & Hare has become a fixture on London’s Chiltern Street.
Coach rolls out Coachtopia via Selfridges' Worn Again project
Tapestry’s Coach brand is further rolling out its major circularity initiative Coachtopia in the UK with a debut outside of London.
The M.A.D. Festival arrives in Montreal this August
Montreal’s Festival Mode and Design announced that it will make its return to the city for its 23rd edition as the M.A.D. Festival, from August 24 to 27, 2023, at Place des Festivals.
FatFace expands to Canada
Hungry for further international expansion, UK-based fashion retailer FatFace has debuted in Canada with three stores, and plans to expand its physical presence there while adding a country-specific website in 2024.
Wales Bonner scoops another prize, wins 2023's BFC/GQ Designer Fashion Fund
The British Fashion Council (BFC) has named Grace Wales Bonner, founder of the Wales Bonner fashion label, as the winner of the 2023 BFC/GQ Designer Fashion Fund.
Some ASOS suppliers cut links with e-tailer for now, Frasers raises stake
Some suppliers of online fashion retail giant ASOS are pulling back from supplying the company with goods following the withdrawal of credit insurance for the firm, according to a newspaper report on Wednesday.
Safilo to launch Etro eyewear for SS24, renews Kate Spade deal early
Safilo is having a busy week with the Italian eyewear giant having announced a new deal with Etro and the early renewal of its longstanding Kate Spade agreement
Weekday goes phygital with The Fabricant via limited-edition drop Artifact 001
With Weekday now being H&M Group’s key youth-focused brand, it’s interesting that the Swedish fashion retail giant has announced a new digital link-up with The Fabricant for the label.