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Pepco hits milestone with 3,000th store

Pepco hits milestone with 3,000th store

Quite a milestone for Pepco Group. No wonder it calls itself “the fast-growing" pan-European variety discount retailer having just opened its 3,000th Pepco store, in Berlin, with more in the pipeline.
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John Lewis Partnership branches out from retail in £0.5bn deal to build homes

John Lewis Partnership branches out from retail in £0.5bn deal to build homes

When pure retail just isn’t enough. John Lewis Partnership is branching out into the UK’s growing ‘built-to-rent’ property market, converting parts of its Waitrose supermarket spaces into residential apartments.
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Mackage’s Tanya Golesic on the opening of Paris flagship, linking with site specific artist Letha Wilson

Mackage’s Tanya Golesic on the opening of Paris flagship, linking with site specific artist Letha Wilson

Mackage, the uber luxury outerwear label, opens its first Paris store on Saturday, and its picked the city’s busiest prestige shopping thoroughfare – the rue St Honoré. 
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Uniqlo Japan monthly sales dip on mild weather and fewer collabs

Uniqlo Japan monthly sales dip on mild weather and fewer collabs

​Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo chain in Japan has ended a long run of strong same-store and total sales rises with its comparable November sales coming in 3.8% lower than a year ago.
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Pantone names Viva Magenta as colour of the year 2023

Pantone names Viva Magenta as colour of the year 2023

Pantone has introduced Pantone 18-1750 Viva Magenta as the colour of the Year. A nuanced crimson red tone with a balance between warm and cool, it's a hybrid colour.
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Alibaba launches Miravia in Spain, a new fashion, beauty and lifestyle marketplace

Alibaba launches Miravia in Spain, a new fashion, beauty and lifestyle marketplace

Spanish firms such as Munich, Cecotec, Create, Silbon, Mr. Boho, Renatta & Go, Hawkers, Pikolin, Joma, Taurus, Ecoalf, Kelme, Bassols, Charanga and Black Limba are among those listed in the marketplace.
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Gucci to stage menswear show in Milan in January

Gucci to stage menswear show in Milan in January

Gucci is to stage a dedicated menswear runway show in Milan in January, in the first major change in strategy at the house since last week’s departure of Alessandro Michele.
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Huge amount of Oxford Street retail space to become offices - report

Huge amount of Oxford Street retail space to become offices - report

Oxford Street’s status as one of London’s (and Britain’s and Europe’s) key shopping attractions could be at risk. The profile of its tenants is changing with 1 million sq ft of former retail space to be lost to offices.
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UK footfall gap widens against 2019 in November, malls suffering

UK footfall gap widens against 2019 in November, malls suffering

Despite a much-needed boost from Black Friday, November’s retail footfall numbers across the UK fell from October “as consumers continue to hold out for cheaper discounts at the end of December", says Springboard.
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After giving away his company, Patagonia founder to be honoured at Fashion Awards

After giving away his company, Patagonia founder to be honoured at Fashion Awards

​The British Fashion Council (BFC) said on Thursday that Yvon Chouinard, founder and former owner of Patagonia will receive the Outstanding Achievement Award at The Fashion Awards 2022 next week.
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Zara celebrates second collaboration with Ader Error with pop ups in Paris and Seoul

Zara celebrates second collaboration with Ader Error with pop ups in Paris and Seoul

After their first collaboration a year ago, the Inditex brand and the South Korean label are teaming up again to create a unisex collection, available online and in select stores from Thursday, December 1.
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GN3RA metaverse for creators partners with Royal College of Art

GN3RA metaverse for creators partners with Royal College of Art

GN3RA, which described itself as “the world’s first fashion metaverse for creators” has announced a link-up with The Royal College of Art (RCA), “the world’s most influential postgraduate institution of art and design”.
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Mobile commerce made global Cyber Weekend 'breakthrough' - report

Mobile commerce made global Cyber Weekend 'breakthrough' - report

The fact that Black Friday weekend was better than predicted means it's easy to overlook exactly how consumers shopped, rather than just how much they spent. But a new report says the period was all about m-commerce.
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Global fashion house Boohoo partners with Myntra for India entry

Global fashion house Boohoo partners with Myntra for India entry

UK-based iconic fashion house, Boohoo Group has partnered with Flipkart Group-owned online fashion platform Myntra for its entry in the Indian market.
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Russians visit H&M for last time as retailer closes stores for good

Russians visit H&M for last time as retailer closes stores for good

Russians visited H&M's flagship Moscow store for the last time on Wednesday before the world's No.2 fashion retailer closes all its stores in Russia for good, after a stock sale that lasted for almost four months.
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Amazon records biggest ever Thanksgiving shopping weekend

Amazon records biggest ever Thanksgiving shopping weekend

Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday it recorded its biggest ever Thanksgiving weekend this year as shoppers, undeterred by inflation, scooped up everything from New Balance sneakers to Nintendo Switch gaming consoles. ​
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