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Cult Beauty, Feelunique could be on the ASOS shopping list - report

Cult Beauty, Feelunique could be on the ASOS shopping list - report

​Fashion e-tail giant ASOS is reportedly considering diving even deeper into beauty via possible bids for major beauty platform Cult Beauty or Feelunique, according to a report.
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Hefty insurance claims help Hyve survive pandemic, outlook positive

Hefty insurance claims help Hyve survive pandemic, outlook positive

Thanks to £84.9 million worth of successful insurance claims and careful cost management, tradesows giant Hyve “is focused on emerging from the pandemic stronger", it said in its interim results Tuesday.
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M&S revamps leadership team as next step of strategy

M&S revamps leadership team as next step of strategy

​M&S has unveiled a major realignment of its senior leadership team with CEO Steve Rowe making the changes after saying the firm has finished the ‘Fixing the Basics’ part of its strategy and is ready for the next step.
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​Landsec preps for recovery after bruising year, to exit UK retail parks ops

​Landsec preps for recovery after bruising year, to exit UK retail parks ops

Landsec is “poised for recovery” after the toughest of trading years, the UK landlord said in its annual results statement on Tuesday. And that recovery won’t include its retail park portfolio, which is to be sold.
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Boohoo relaunches ex-Arcadia brand webstores in link with Astound

Boohoo relaunches ex-Arcadia brand webstores in link with Astound

Boohoo has completed the relaunch of its Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton websites after acquiring the brands following the Arcadia failure.
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N Ireland's Rushmere breaks visitors record on reopening

N Ireland's Rushmere breaks visitors record on reopening

Great to be back. Shoppers in Northern Ireland showed just how much the end of the lockdown meant over the May Bank Holiday weekend with over 136,000 visiting the Rushmere Shopping Centre in Craigavon.
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Bestseller gives Selected stores a digital edge for reopening

Bestseller gives Selected stores a digital edge for reopening

​Bestseller has taken advantage of Denmark’s Covid restrictions to upgrade its Selected stores and said the “stores in Denmark have awoken from hibernation with a new digital tool to optimise their in-store experience”.
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Two more pop-up drives aim to fill empty stores with indie makers

Two more pop-up drives aim to fill empty stores with indie makers

The large number of empty stores in the UK means more initiatives are being launched to make the most of these spaces with news of two drives to plug the gaps. The latest are from Pop-Up Club and Fassion.
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Destination Ibiza boutique Revolver launches first own-label collection

Destination Ibiza boutique Revolver launches first own-label collection

Ibiza boutique Revolver has launched an own-brand collection for the first time with founders Catherine and Jean-Paul Sanchez working with British design director Cat van Baal on the trans-seasonal re:001 line.
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Casablanca finds itself at the centre of a legal battle

Casablanca finds itself at the centre of a legal battle

The womenswear label founded in Marseille in 1985, is undertaking two actions – an administrative case in Europe and a lawsuit in France – against Charaf Tajer's label, which it accuses of trademark infringement.  
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Authentic Brands reportedly prepared to pay $1 billion for Reebok

Authentic Brands reportedly prepared to pay $1 billion for Reebok

Put up for sale by Adidas, Reebok has reportedly already attracted a bid of $1 billion from Authentic Brands Group, the owner of brands including Barney's, Juicy Couture, Nautica, Nine West and Frye.
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Amazon in talks to buy MGM movie studio

Amazon in talks to buy MGM movie studio

Amazon.com Inc is in talks to acquire the iconic U.S. movie studio MGM, The Information reported on Monday, citing a person familiar with the matter.
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Global luxury sales could return to pre-Covid levels this year, Bain says

Global luxury sales could return to pre-Covid levels this year, Bain says

The luxury goods sector could shrug off the hit from the coronavirus crisis as early as this year as Chinese and U.S. shoppers help sales recover to pre-pandemic levels, consultancy Bain said on Monday.
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​UK high street footfall bounces back after poor Bank Holiday, London strong

​UK high street footfall bounces back after poor Bank Holiday, London strong

Footfall in UK retail destinations rose a modest 0.5% last week, despite continuing poor weather. ​And that albeit mildly positive number was driven by a stronger showing across high streets, particularly in London.
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UK shoppers to spend £40bn of lockdown savings - Bank of America study

UK shoppers to spend £40bn of lockdown savings - Bank of America study

There’s a heap of consumer cash waiting to be spent -- £40 billion to be precise. That’s the amount of lockdown savings Britons are only too willing to splurge in the post-Covid economic recovery, research has found.
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Addington Capital names Turner new partner in town centre rebirth focus

Addington Capital names Turner new partner in town centre rebirth focus

​Addington Capital is out to help investors and landowners “redress the balance in our tired retail spaces and town centres”. So the property investment and management group has signed regeneration expert Nigel Turner.
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