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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.
Fashion
Business
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. 
Fashion
Retail

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.
Fashion
Business

Farfetch shares plummet as cost of ambitious investment is revealed

​Farfetch shares are more than a quarter down from where they were this time last week. And the reason? The company held a capital markets day Thursday and the cost of its ambitious plans didn’t please its investors.
Luxury
Business

Trade shows

Footwear show Micam to stage promo tour in Berlin, Seoul, Brussels

Footwear show Micam to stage promo tour in Berlin, Seoul, Brussels

Micam’s international promotional tour will start on December 1 in Berlin, then continue on to Seoul and Brussels, giving local businesses the chance to learn more about the Italian footwear trade show.
Fashion
Trade shows
Pure London unveils speaker line-up, Burstell and Carpenter to star

Pure London unveils speaker line-up, Burstell and Carpenter to star

Pure London has named the keynote speakers for its February edition. The organisers said “retail industry legend” Ed Burstell and winner of All That Glitters, jewellery designer Piers Carpenter, will be the big names.
Fashion
Trade shows

Denim Première Vision show records high turnout in Milan

For the first major Milanese post-Covid edition, the denim trade event recorded a high turnout, showcasing an array of sustainable innovations and devoting a specific section to jeans brands.
Fashion
Trade shows

Playtime Paris to host 350 exhibitors in January

Playtime Paris will be held in January at the Parc Floral and will feature 350 exhibitors. Optimism prevails among organisers, who noted that a new generation of buyers is coming to trade shows.
Fashion
Trade shows