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Business

WBA ends Boots auction as bidders fail to meet its price

WBA ends Boots auction as bidders fail to meet its price

After months of speculation about who would become the new owner of the UK health and beauty Boots business, the answer is… nobody. Its current owner has pulled it from sale with buyers unwilling to pay a premium price.
Beauty
Business
UK's SportPursuit and France's Private Sport Shop to merge

UK's SportPursuit and France's Private Sport Shop to merge

​The sports market continues to grow and that means we’re seeing plenty of launches and deals at present with the latest deal being for a UK business and a French one that are combining to create a major sports group.
Fashion
Business

Senior UK economist warns inflation will persist

The British economy could be in line for a “painful inflation spiral”, the Bank of England’s chief economist Huw Pill has warned. He points to a shortage of workers and businesses’ willingness to pass on higher costs.
Fashion
Industry

Nike revenue beats as Europe demand overshadows China sales slump

Nike beat estimates for quarterly revenue on Monday, as strong demand for its athletic apparel and sneakers in Europe helped the company counter lower sales in China following pandemic-related lockdowns in the country.
Fashion
Business

Trade shows

Première Vision Paris show ready for July edition

Première Vision Paris show ready for July edition

The Parisian trade show will host 1,200 exhibitors at its first edition dedicated to the Fall/Winter collections to be held in July rather than September, scheduled on July 5-7 at the Villepinte exhibition centre.
Fashion
Trade shows
Tranoï show focuses on menswear creativity

Tranoï show focuses on menswear creativity

While Paris hosted the men’s fashion week, the Tranoï show was held on June 23-26 at the Palais de Tokyo in the city, with some 40 established and emerging labels showcasing their menswear collections.
Fashion
Trade shows

Hyve Group update shows faster-than-expected tradeshows recovery

Hyve Group, the organiser of Pure London, Moda and many other tradeshows, has issued a business update and said that the pace of in-person event recovery is “considerably ahead of anticipated levels”.
Fashion
Trade shows

350 brands to present their Spring/Summer 2023 collections at Playtime Paris

The summer edition of children's fashion trade show, Playtime Paris, will return from July 2 to 4 at the Parc Floral de Paris, where 350 brands will be presenting their collections.
Fashion
Trade shows