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Pure London organiser Hyve launches three virtual forums

Pure London organiser Hyve launches three virtual forums

​Tradeshows giant Hyve is launching three virtual forums next month, Fashion Together (comprising Pure, Pure Origin, Moda and Scoop), Autumn Fair @ Home and Glee Gathering.
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Fashion struggled in July says latest BDO sales tracker

Fashion struggled in July says latest BDO sales tracker

July was a disappointing month for UK physical shops and fashion really struggled with online sales unable to make up for spending that wasn't happening on the high street.
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Fashion giant H&M suspends employees over use of racial slur

Fashion giant H&M suspends employees over use of racial slur

Fashion giant H&M said on Thursday it has suspended a number of employees over the use of a racial slur relating to the name of a hat to be sold at stores of its & Other Stories brand.
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UK shops see more visits in July but numbers still low - BRC survey

UK shops see more visits in July but numbers still low - BRC survey

More British shoppers returned to the high street in July, helped by the reopening of pubs and restaurants, but numbers were still much lower than normal for the time of year, an industry survey showed on Friday.
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Momad postpones next show to February 2021

Momad postpones next show to February 2021

Madrid-based fashion tradeshow Momad has postponed its next edition to February 2021, with Ifema and the organising committee aiming to hold the event in a “strengthened economic environment”.
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Adidas predicts profit rebound after pandemic struggles

Adidas predicts profit rebound after pandemic struggles

​German sports giant Adidas said on Thursday it expects to bounce back to profitability in the third quarter after it plunged to a big loss in the second quarter when most of its stores were closed due to lockdowns.
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Loss-making Joules stays upbeat as e-tail outperforms

Loss-making Joules stays upbeat as e-tail outperforms

​Lifestyle fashion brand Joules reported its preliminary annual results on Thursday and despite the numbers including its toughest trading period ever that resulted in a pre-tax loss, seemed upbeat.
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World textile & apparel trade dropped in 2019, says WTO

World textile & apparel trade dropped in 2019, says WTO

The value of the world textile trade decreased by 2.4 per cent year-on-year to $305 billion, while apparel trade dropped 0.4 per cent.
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M&Co, DW Sports are latest retailers to shut stores, shed jobs

M&Co, DW Sports are latest retailers to shut stores, shed jobs

​The latest bad news for the UK on jobs and store closures comes from M&Co and DW Sports with the former closing 47 stores and the latter its entire chain of 75 shops.
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Eurozone retail sales back to pre-crisis levels, fashion up but e-tail slips back

Eurozone retail sales back to pre-crisis levels, fashion up but e-tail slips back

Retail sales volumes in the eurozone rebounded in June to levels seen in February before lockdowns, official estimates showed on Wednesday, completing a recovery that began in May after record drops in March and April.
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Zara owner Inditex pledges support for fashion supply chain as coronavirus bites

Zara owner Inditex pledges support for fashion supply chain as coronavirus bites

Fashion giant Inditex has pledged to maintain workers' rights throughout its supply chains and the stability of payments to suppliers, as the garment industry wrestled with a plunge in orders during the COVID-19 crisis.
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New COVID-19 wave to threaten Vietnamese garment sector

New COVID-19 wave to threaten Vietnamese garment sector

A fresh wave of COVID-19 may worsen the situation of Vietnam’s textile and footwear industries, still reeling from the impact of the first.
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Britons prepare to spend on treats, fashion near top of list

Britons prepare to spend on treats, fashion near top of list

​A new study shows that UK consumers are eager to start spending on non-essentials with £195 earmarked for treats they’ve been missing, equating to £9.3 billion across the country, an American Express study has shown.
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Frasers Group plans major opening at regional retail park, Flannels included

Frasers Group plans major opening at regional retail park, Flannels included

Frasers’ execs may have been talking about potential store closures in recent periods, but the firm is also planning openings and has announced its first regional store since the pandemic began at Leicester's Fosse Park.
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Marimekko chooses CFW as virtual showcase this month

Marimekko chooses CFW as virtual showcase this month

Finnish design house Marimekko Oyj will present its pre-spring 2021 collection digitally at Copenhagen Fashion Week (CFW) on August 12.
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VF Corp appoints Winnie Ma as president, Greater China

VF Corp appoints Winnie Ma as president, Greater China

VF Corporation has appointed Winnie Ma as president, Greater China. She will report to Kevin Bailey, executive vice president & group president, APAC and Emerging Brands.
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