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Head of sales at young fashion brand Duck and Cover Gareth Jones left the business last week after three years in the role.
UK Trade Show organiser UBM has acquired Advanstar, organiser of Las Vegas trade show Magic, for $972m (£600m).
Sales at Masai Clothing Company Group increased by 19% to 339m DKK (£35.4m) for the year to June 30.
Fashion retailers are facing a “challenging time” ahead with “winners and losers” likely to emerge from a period of continued sluggish wage growth combined with increasing overhead costs, according to a report out this week.
US luxury clothing and accessories retailer Michael Kors has opened its first store in the North West of England, at Grosvenor’s Liverpool One shopping centre.
Profits before tax and exceptional items at Ted Baker increased by 24% to £14.4m, for the 28 weeks to August 9 as international and UK sales delivered a “strong performance”.
Clarks will open its first men’s footwear only pop-up shop in London’s Covent Garden on October 23.
John Lewis has added six contemporary brands to its menswear line-up as part of a strategic move to widen its appeal and maximise a “key opportunity” to connect with younger male shoppers.
Topman is offering shoppers an online-only personal shopping service following a link up with Google+.
Unseasonably high temperatures and slow sales have caused multiple retailers to kick off the autumn season with widespread “panic” discounting.
US premium retailer J Crew is thought to be on the verge of signing two new stores in London, as it continues its steady expansion across the capital.
The Financial Conduct Authority has commenced a full investigation into Tesco’s overstatement of expected profit for the half year.
British businesses including John Lewis, New Look and Sainsbury’s scooped some of the top awards at the World Retail Awards gala dinner in Paris last night, while Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet and its former chief executive Mark Sebba were presented with the outstanding leadership award.
US retailer Forever 21 has reduced its pre-tax losses in the UK to £18.4m in the year to February 28, from £66.5m the year before.
German etailer Zalando has priced its IPO near the top end of its given range, valuing the company at as much as €5.3bn (£4.1bn).
Selfridges has announced it will spend £40m on its multichannel strategy within the next five years, starting with today’s relaunch of selfridges.com.
Sainsbury’s total retail sales in the 16 weeks to September 27 were down 0.8%, with like-for-likes falling 2.8%.
Jaeger will open its relocated 2,000 sq ft Belfast store in time for Christmas.
Lifestyle brand Toast opened its fourth London store in Chelsea this week.
Footwear brands have embraced the decision to give Milanese trade show Micam a midweek slot for September 2015, but Who’s Next exhibitors are less convinced by the Paris womenswear show’s move to a later date.