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Sports Direct unveils new retail vision with £10m London flagship revamp

Sports Direct unveils new retail vision with £10m London flagship revamp

It’s being billed as a £10 million ‘trailblazer’. Sports Direct is reopening its flagship store on London’s Oxford Street following a major refurbishment with a “modern, innovative, and sleek new look".
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Strong prospects for cycling market as Britons embrace the activity

Strong prospects for cycling market as Britons embrace the activity

​The prospects are looking good for the UK cycling clothing market as interest among consumers in cycling is at a high, having been boosted by the pandemic, a Mintel report showed on Friday.
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Cool caryatid Christian Dior Cruise 2022 in Athens

Cool caryatid Christian Dior Cruise 2022 in Athens

Christian Dior unveiled a caryatid Cruise 2022 collection in Athens on Thursday evening, metaphysical mode by its creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, unveiled inside the city’s giant Panathenaic Stadium.
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Fashion trader About You opens above offer price in Frankfurt stock market debut

Fashion trader About You opens above offer price in Frankfurt stock market debut

Shares in the online fashion retailer About You AG made its market debut in the Frankfurt stock exchange on Wednesday, opening 11.3% above its offer price.
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Foot Locker Europe launches TNO collab

Foot Locker Europe launches TNO collab

​Foot Locker Europe is teaming up with media brand Highsnobiety for a series of collaborations with creatives and brands across Europe. The first is with Amsterdam-based clothing brand The New Originals.
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WIT Fitness and CrossFit link-up for global product push

WIT Fitness and CrossFit link-up for global product push

London-based sportswear retailer WIT Fitness and CrossFit have signed a multi-year global e-commerce and retail partnership that will also see WIT act as official global sponsor for the training specialist.
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Rolling Stones launch Umbro collab for Euros

Rolling Stones launch Umbro collab for Euros

The Rolling Stones have launched a Euro 2020 championships-linked fashion and lifestyle collection with British sportswear brand Umbro.
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JD Sports faces investor rebellion over Cowgill bonus

JD Sports faces investor rebellion over Cowgill bonus

Bonuses paid out to JD Sports Fashion executive chairman Peter Cowegill have come under fire with advisory firm Glass Lewis recommending shareholders vote against the firm's “inappropriate” pay policy.
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John Lewis widens fashion brand offer via webstore

John Lewis widens fashion brand offer via webstore

​John Lewis has big plans to increase its fashion sales and is to add 100 new third-party fashion brands to its line-up over the next year as labels supply their products directly on johnlewis.com for the first time.
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Iconix to go private via deal with Lancer Capital

Iconix to go private via deal with Lancer Capital

The owner of brands including Umbro and Lee Cooper announced on Friday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Lancer Capital, a deal which values Iconix at around $585 million.
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Signa Sports to buy Wiggle via SPAC deal

Signa Sports to buy Wiggle via SPAC deal

​Online sporting goods retailer Signa Sports United is taking over UK-based cycling and outdoors business Wiggle, according to reports.
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Première Vision Sport postpones Portland and Boston editions until fall

Première Vision Sport postpones Portland and Boston editions until fall

Originally planned for August, the trade shows have been postponed to fall, with the Portland edition now set to run September 29 through 30, while the Boston event will take place October 4 through 5. 
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Foot Locker Europe launches basketball-inspired capsule collection

Foot Locker Europe launches basketball-inspired capsule collection

It’s not all about football as the European Championships is about to kick off. No. There’s room for basketball too. Foot Locker has just launched an exclusive basketball-inspired capsule collection with Melody Eshani.
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Kikikickz: A kicky French concept expands

Kikikickz: A kicky French concept expands

Beneath the office space of Emily in Paris, the trend-setting series, one finds another new French concept; rare sneaker store Kikikickz, the brainchild of two entrepreneurs taking sneaker trading to new heights.
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Skechers taps German footballer Michael Ballack for latest campaign

Skechers taps German footballer Michael Ballack for latest campaign

Skechers is teaming up with footballer Michael Ballack for a new campaign set to launch in Germany and throughout Europe this year.
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UK government launches watchdog to toughen garment workers' legal protection

UK government launches watchdog to toughen garment workers' legal protection

​The UK fashion industry is on notice. The government is launching a major initiative to crack down on workplace abuse, with particular attention to garment production, in a bid to improve and protect workers’ rights.
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