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H&M to open experiential store at centre: mk
H&M has upsized and relocated in Milton Keynes to centre:mk, the town’s increasingly successful mall. And the new store will be special, according to the fashion retailer.
New Look confirms plan to cut HQ jobs
New Look is continuing its rationalisation programme with news of head office redundancies and the fashion retailer citing its repositioning to a more balanced omnichannel platform.
Trussardi: designers Serhat Isik and Benjamin A. Huseby leave the creative direction
Serhat Isik and Benjamin Alexander Huseby, who have been in charge of the creative direction for the past two years, are said to have left the Italian company, which is currently undergoing a safeguard procedure.
Mango launches its Kids Lab concept in its world's best-selling children's shop
The Paseo de Gracia shop in Barcelona features a football table and a children's play area, a world first for the brand. Its ground floor is dedicated to baby and newborn products.
UK inflation rises as womenswear prices jump
UK inflation has risen again, a sign that we’re not out of the woods yet and consumer activity is still being hurt by surging prices with fashion prices rising faster than they've done in over a decade.
Fursac's Elina Kousourna is new CEO of Maje
SMCP has named a new CEO for one of its star brands, Maje, with Elina Kousourna set to take the helm as of April 17. It will see her move from heading the Fursac brand for the company after three years.
Nobody's Child to add new premium collection
UK women’s fashion brand Nobody’s Child is rarely out of the news these days given its link-up with M&S. But the latest headline is about the brand expanding its offer to launch a new premium collection from 24 March.
Charity Super.Mkt to open at Oracle after Brent Cross success
No wonder Charity Super.Mkt is back with a new pop-up store. It had raised over £300,000 for UK charities at Brent Cross, London, last month (and reinvented charity shopping in the process, it says).
Greenwashing: As EC prepares key proposals, MTLC issues warning and plea
As the European Commission prepares to announce key proposals for legislation to tackle greenwashing this week, a key advocacy group has a clear wishlist of what its wants to see.
Vinted report claims big CO₂ savings for secondhand compared to buying new
Vinted — the peer-to-peer secondhand fashion marketplace — has released a new report backing up its sustainability claims and saying that it's "a better choice for the climate than buying new".
Alibaba rival Pinduoduo sees revenue fall short on weak China consumer spending
PDD Holdings Inc, which owns discount e-commerce platforms Pinduoduo and Temu, missed expectations on Monday for fourth-quarter revenue as China's post-reopening consumer recovery remains patchy.
Hilfiger kicks off Shawn Mendes capsule launch with Regent St event
Tommy Hilfiger has a major new collab partner for a new age of sustainability. The US label has teamed up with singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes with the new collection and global campaign launched in London on Monday.
Fashion retailer Scotch & Soda seeks bankruptcy for Dutch operations
Privately held retailer Scotch & Soda, which is based in Amsterdam, has filed a bankruptcy request for its Dutch operations, newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad (FD) reported on Monday, citing a company statement.
Cos opens first Edinburgh Store in flagship development
Fashion retailer Cos has debuted its very first store in Edinburgh, with the H&M Group brand located in the £1 billion retail and entertainment destination St James Quarter.
Moschino announces that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director
The house of Moschino announced on Monday afternoon that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director of the Milan-based marque, after a decade long rein.
TK Maxx to open in former Debenhams at Westfield London
TK Maxx’s ambitious London expansion plans have seen the fashion and homewares retailer striking a key flagship store deal. It will open in Westfield London this autumn in the former Debenhams store.