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Desktop could make a comeback for Christmas 2020 fashion shopping - report

Desktop could make a comeback for Christmas 2020 fashion shopping - report

Fashion retailers need to think carefully before they go all-in for mobile campaigns this Christmas season because, despite mobile surging last year, 2020 could be quite different.
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Mango adapts to new normal with Urban Essentials campaign

Mango adapts to new normal with Urban Essentials campaign

​Mango is creating clothes for the new environment we live in and has launched a campaign and collection called Urban Essentials featuring “less formal and versatile garments with a twist that suit various occasions”.
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Gap "irrelevant in Europe" says analyst

Gap "irrelevant in Europe" says analyst

​As Gap contemplates exiting directly operated retail in Europe and the UK, analysts said its problems are largely of its own making.
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Expect tough winter as UK consumer confidence tumbles, luxury could suffer

Expect tough winter as UK consumer confidence tumbles, luxury could suffer

UK retail took a big hit on Friday with negative news that consumer confidence plummeted in October with GfK’s index delivering worsening figures ahead of what could be a dismal Christmas selling period.
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Gum boots? When the world's second most common form of litter becomes a pair of sneakers

Gum boots? When the world's second most common form of litter becomes a pair of sneakers

With the global market for gum expected to grow to almost US$39 billion by 2027, people are already coming up with original ways of dealing with its waste, starting with making everyday products from recycled gum. 
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Havaianas is first customer for Hatch digital showroom software

Havaianas is first customer for Hatch digital showroom software

​Amsterdam-based Hatch has signed up Havaianas to use its digital showroom software with the brand able to conduct its 2021 selling season entirely digitally.
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Adidas 'to sell Reebok by next March' - report

Adidas 'to sell Reebok by next March' - report

​As the world continues to deal with the mega-shock that the pandemic has delivered the fashion sector continues to deliver surprises too with the latest on Thursday being a report that Adidas is planning to sell Reebok.
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TM Lewin owner looking at Jaeger - report

TM Lewin owner looking at Jaeger - report

​The company behind the recent takeover of shirtmaker TM Lewin is also eyeing up-for-sale Jaeger, according to a news report.
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Edinburgh Woollen Mill wants more negotiation time for rescue plan

Edinburgh Woollen Mill wants more negotiation time for rescue plan

The company wants to delay its rescue plan to save parts of the UK business. It's expected to apply for a 10-day extension of creditor protection as lockdowns in Wales, where it has its HQ, are hampering negotiations.
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Alpargatas creates Spain-based international division for Havaianas

Alpargatas creates Spain-based international division for Havaianas

The Brazilian footwear group has appointed Frederic Levy as president of newly created Havaianas International. He will be in charge of all markets outside Brazil, with the mission of driving the group’s global growth.
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​Next denies destroying documents in equal pay claim

​Next denies destroying documents in equal pay claim

Next has been accused of destroying documentary evidence in an equal pay claim bought by the fashion retailer’s store staff.
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Allbirds expands into sustainable apparel

Allbirds expands into sustainable apparel

The California-based sustainable footwear brand is launching its debut apparel line and pushing forward with its international expansion efforts, which include the opening of a pop-up in Merci, Paris, in November. 
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Marimekko revamps Helsinki flagship ahead of webstore relaunch

Marimekko revamps Helsinki flagship ahead of webstore relaunch

​Finland’s Marimekko has returned to one of Helsinki’s shopping destination on Pohjoisesplanadi, with a major expansion project for its flagship store now complete.
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Forever 21 partners up to expand in Latin America

Forever 21 partners up to expand in Latin America

Authentic Brands Group, the parent company of the Los Angeles-based apparel retailer, has announced a partnership with AR Holdings in order to expand the brand’s presence in Latin America.
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EWM might buy back Peacocks chain only, Tillman reportedly interested in jaeger

EWM might buy back Peacocks chain only, Tillman reportedly interested in jaeger

​Philip Day, the retail billionaire behind Edinburgh Woollen Mill, could be preparing to buy back the budget fashion chain Peacocks after an administration filing, while exiting the rest of the business. 
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LVMH offloads R.M. Williams to Australian mining billionaire Forrest

LVMH offloads R.M. Williams to Australian mining billionaire Forrest

Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest said his private company bought bootmaker R.M. Williams from French fashion giant LVMH, returning ownership of the famed fashion label to its home country after six years.
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