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Versace: Foulard fantasies with lotharios

Versace: Foulard fantasies with lotharios

The odd thing about attending Versace’s runway show at Milan Fashion Week on Friday night was that all anyone could talk about was what Donatella was going to announce on Sunday evening.
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Sportmax leads a futuristic baroque dance

Sportmax leads a futuristic baroque dance

Sportmax threw couture codes out the window in Milan on Friday, staging a perilous balancing act between minimalism and the baroque with its bold collection for next summer. 
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MM6 offers aperitifs in Milan, GCDS hits the club at the beach

MM6 offers aperitifs in Milan, GCDS hits the club at the beach

The catwalks were graced with playful and magnetic shows on Thursday, with MM6 hosting a cocktail hour runway show at a cult Milan bar, while GCDS unveiled a sexy and sparkly collection that screamed Studio 54. 
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Prada: Miuccia and Raf make their joint runway debut

Prada: Miuccia and Raf make their joint runway debut

The season’s biggest runway debut in Milan was Raf Simons in tandem with Miuccia Prada, a show staged Friday afternoon CET time in the brand’s foundation, and simultaneously in Shanghai. 
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UK retail sales growth slows, stores fret over supply chain woes

UK retail sales growth slows, stores fret over supply chain woes

Hopes that strong retail sales in the summer would continue into early autumn seem to have been dashed — at least that’s the case according to the earliest of the monthly retail sales reports to come out.
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Piñatex creator Ananas Anam plans expansion

Piñatex creator Ananas Anam plans expansion

London-based sustainable textile brand Ananas Anam is looking to expand after securing a £250,000 investment that should help it add more staff and further develop its offer.
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Landsec sells more retail parks, Martineau Place also sold

Landsec sells more retail parks, Martineau Place also sold

This week has brought a number of moves in the property sector as Landsec said on Friday that it has sold two retail parks, while a joint venture acquired Martineau Place shopping centre in Birmingham.
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New demographic data shows continued divide at Amazon

New demographic data shows continued divide at Amazon

Amazon's executives remained largely white, although the share of non-white executives rose modestly. Minorities continued to account for most of its blue-collar workforce as it grew rapidly during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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J.C. Penney partners with Juicy Couture on new brand expansion

J.C. Penney partners with Juicy Couture on new brand expansion

The department store chain has joined forces with the pioneering athleisure label to launch Juicy by Juicy Couture, an exclusive brand expansion offering an affordable and inclusive take on the label’s signature styles.
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Uniqlo launches capsule collection in collaboration with Jeff Koons

Uniqlo launches capsule collection in collaboration with Jeff Koons

The Japanese ready-to-wear and accessories label has announced the launch of a new capsule collection for its UT line, created in collaboration with US artist Jeff Koons.
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TJX Europe to create up to 2,000 work placements in the UK

TJX Europe to create up to 2,000 work placements in the UK

​TJX Europe has begun hiring up to 2,000 young people in the UK under a government work placement programme. The Kickstart Scheme will offer six-month posts in over 400 TK Maxx and Homesense stores across the country.
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New modest-wear label Daska launches on October 1

New modest-wear label Daska launches on October 1

A new modest-wear label launches in Britain on October 1 with a new e-commerce site called Daska that’s aiming to carve out a niche in the growing segment.
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Milan Fashion Week opens with Fendi and Del Core

Milan Fashion Week opens with Fendi and Del Core

Once, certain fashion designers created to empower women. Others to exalt them or make them beautiful. Today, many creators seem to have a new target in mind – pleasing the personal shopper.
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Fenwick losses rise as lockdowns hit hard

Fenwick losses rise as lockdowns hit hard

​Higher-end department store group Fenwick was hit particularly hard during the pandemic, its latest set of results to the end of January show.
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Cash no longer king, but £1.3 billion cost of digital transactions hits UK retailers

Cash no longer king, but £1.3 billion cost of digital transactions hits UK retailers

Covid-19 was no friend to cash. The pandemic saw retail transactions via payment cards rocket in 2020, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC). Cash now accounts for just 15% of total spending in retail.
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Stitch Fix posts 29% rise in revenue, launches new Freestyle option

Stitch Fix posts 29% rise in revenue, launches new Freestyle option

The San Francisco-based online styling service reported net revenue of $571.2 million for the fourth quarter on Tuesday and also announced the launch of its new Stitch Fix Freestyle shopping experience.
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