Makers HQ, a new manufacturing initiative in Plymouth that aims to provide sampling facilities to the fashion industry and emerging designers, has appointed Sophie Glover to the role of studio manager.
The casualwear specialist has sold a majority stake in itself to CorpAcq, in a deal that will help it expand as it hopes to reach its ambition of becoming “the best multichannel retailer for the grown-up generation”.
Sanpower, the giant Chinese conglomerate that’s selling a large chunk of its House of Fraser stake, has revealed a new industry strategy and named luxury specialist Guy Salter Chairman of its New Retail business.
Shop Direct continued to make strides as the UK’s second largest online retailer in the third quarter, however regulatory costs linked to PPI claims has pushed the parent company of Very.co.uk into the red.
Early last year, a little known American trade association filed a petition with the U.S. Trade Representative -- pitting the world’s largest economy against Rwanda over an unlikely U.S. export: cast-off clothes.
The company is leaving its home in Langholm in July as it said its new premises in Carlisle will be more accessible for its partners. The current head office will be transformed into a heritage centre.