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Current global president of Napapijri to become Calida Group CEO

Current global president of Napapijri to become Calida Group CEO

Timo Schmidt-Eisenhart, who has served at VF Corp brand's including The North Face, Timberland and Napapijri, will take over as leader of Switzerland's Calida Group in early 2021, succeeding Reiner Pichler. 
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King’s Cross retailers launch pre-Christmas 'United We Shop' campaign

King’s Cross retailers launch pre-Christmas 'United We Shop' campaign

Over 30 retail brands from across the London’s King’s Cross and Coal Drops Yard retail destination have launched a combined ‘United We Shop’ campaign, supporting the area’s extensively redeveloped shopping streets.
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​Debt-free MySale says annual sales slide

​Debt-free MySale says annual sales slide

Profitable and debt-free are two elements to any results statement worth opening with in Covid-crushed times like these. So it’s little wonder Australia-based e-tailer MySale Group was in an upbeat mood Thursday. 
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Adidas to grow London Designer Outlet presence, Radley also signs up

Adidas to grow London Designer Outlet presence, Radley also signs up

​Outlet malls remain among the key retail growth destinations in Britain (and beyond) so it’s no surprise that Adidas is to upsize its location in the successful London Designer Outlet at Wembley Park.
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Dick's Sporting Goods appoints Lauren Hobart as new CEO

Dick's Sporting Goods appoints Lauren Hobart as new CEO

The American sports equipment retailer has announced that its new CEO will be Lauren Hobart, who joins a small minority of women leading major U.S.-based companies. 
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LVMH commits to campaign to stop violence against women

LVMH commits to campaign to stop violence against women

LVMH has announced plans to enhance its commitment to the campaign to prevent violence against women. The luxury group revealed it will donate funds to cover 1,000 hotel nights for the non-profit “Fondation des Femmes." 
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Dior unveils men's ski collection with SoHo pop-up

Dior unveils men's ski collection with SoHo pop-up

French fashion house Dior is celebrating the launch of its first men's ski capsule with a pop-up shop located in New York's SoHo neighborhood. 
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End to dive deeper into womenswear, grows buying team

End to dive deeper into womenswear, grows buying team

​Upscale sneakers-to-street menswear retailer End is to ramp up its womenswear offer for the AW21 season and is currently hunting for a womenswear buyer.
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Abercrombie & Fitch to shut London and Paris flagships

Abercrombie & Fitch to shut London and Paris flagships

Abercrombie & Fitch is to close a selection of major flagship stores, including London, Paris and Munich, it announced with its latest set of results on Tuesday. The stores have been a major drag on its performance.
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Hibbett Sports sales jump 20% in third quarter

Hibbett Sports sales jump 20% in third quarter

The sportswear and equipment retailer has reported $331.4 million in Q3 sales, up 20.3% from $275.5 million in the prior-year period, with progress in omnichannel providing a boost to the company’s continued strength.
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JD Sports now in exclusive talks on Debenhams deal

JD Sports now in exclusive talks on Debenhams deal

​JD sports is believed to be in exclusive talks about buying Debenhams with the company reportedly interested in acquiring the entire business pre-Christmas.
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Lululemon names Meghan Frank chief financial officer

Lululemon names Meghan Frank chief financial officer

Marking the company's first female CFO, Frank will be responsible for the company's finance, tax, treasury, investor relations, asset protection, facilities, operations excellence and strategy functions.
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Patagonia recruits activist to head up environmental action and initiatives in Europe

Patagonia recruits activist to head up environmental action and initiatives in Europe

Beth Thoren, who has been active in environmental protection organizations for more than 20 years, will lead the American outdoor brand's environmental action and initiatives in the EMEA region.
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Nike hikes dividend by 12% ahead of expected sales bounce

Nike hikes dividend by 12% ahead of expected sales bounce

Nike Inc said on Friday it would raise its quarterly dividend by 12%, or 3 cents per share, underscoring the financial strength of the world's largest sportswear maker in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Chukkas away! Hurlingham Polo features ‘equine supermodels’ for new campaign

Chukkas away! Hurlingham Polo features ‘equine supermodels’ for new campaign

Luxury British lifestyle brand Hurlingham Polo has (unsurprisingly given its sporting link) chosen a horse theme for its Winter 20 Collection brand campaign.
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Champion teams up with Super Mario Bros. for retro box art-inspired capsule

Champion teams up with Super Mario Bros. for retro box art-inspired capsule

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the iconic Nintendo video game franchise, sportswear brand Champion has launched a limited-edition Super Mario Bros. capsule collection.
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