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UK inflation rises as womenswear prices jump
UK inflation has risen again, a sign that we’re not out of the woods yet and consumer activity is still being hurt by surging prices with fashion prices rising faster than they've done in over a decade.
H&M to open experiential store at centre: mk
H&M has upsized and relocated in Milton Keynes to centre:mk, the town’s increasingly successful mall. And the new store will be special, according to the fashion retailer.
Fursac's Elina Kousourna is new CEO of Maje
SMCP has named a new CEO for one of its star brands, Maje, with Elina Kousourna set to take the helm as of April 17. It will see her move from heading the Fursac brand for the company after three years.
Superdry to sell Asia Pacific IP assets to South Korea's Cowell
Superdry is continuing its rationlisation drive while also expanding its brand reach and has struck a deal for the sale of its intellectual property assets in parts of Asia Pacific for a fee of US$50m, payable in cash.
Hackett SS23 campaign goes on safari with Jenson Button
High-end menswear label Hackett has launched its SS23 campaign fronted by brand ambassador Jenson Button. The British label and the British F1 driver have been pictured in a safari setting.
Fear of God announces show at the Hollywood Bowl
Fear of God, the Los Angeles-based brand founded and run by Jerry Lorenzo, will be hosting a runway show in Los Angeles on April 19, at the Hollywood Bowl -- the historic concert venue in the Californian city.
Signet annual sales flat on lacklustre international, comps; earnings slashed
Signet Jewelers Limited said total sales for fiscal 2023 inched forward 0.2% to $7.8 billion, weighed down by a 6% decline incomparable sales and a single-digit sales decline in the fourth quarter.
On continues to make progress as sales jump in 2022 and Q4
Fast-growing Swiss sports specialist On has reported its Q4 and full-year results and said 2022 was a strong one for the still-young business.
Kestin Hare is new Henri-Lloyd creative director as it makes wholesale comeback
British sports-to-lifestyle brand Henri-Lloyd has named Kestin Hare as its creative director. The highly respected designer is also founder and creative chief of Kestin, his own Edinburgh-based premium menswear label.
Charity Super.Mkt to open at Oracle after Brent Cross success
No wonder Charity Super.Mkt is back with a new pop-up store. It had raised over £300,000 for UK charities at Brent Cross, London, last month (and reinvented charity shopping in the process, it says).
Vinted report claims big CO₂ savings for secondhand compared to buying new
Vinted — the peer-to-peer secondhand fashion marketplace — has released a new report backing up its sustainability claims and saying that it's "a better choice for the climate than buying new".
Cos launches eyewear collection with Linda Farrow
H&M Group’s COS brand is teaming up with British avant-garde eyewear label Linda Farrow for a collection of pieces it said are as “iconic as they are timeless”.
Claire's links with Asda, rolls out to 500 stores
Affordable accessories brand Claire’s has linked up with UK supermarket chain Asda as a consumer products partner, to launch Claire’s products in more than 500 Asda locations across the country.
Moschino announces that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director
The house of Moschino announced on Monday afternoon that Jeremy Scott is stepping down as creative director of the Milan-based marque, after a decade long rein.
Back to the 90s, Umbro/MTV launch rave range
Consumers old enough to remember the acid house/rave days — and those discovering it for the first time — might like UK sports brand Umbro’s latest move.
Luxury Stores at Amazon adds high-end jewellery for first time in Europe
Luxury Stores at Amazon in Europe is adding a debut jewellery offer this week with the arrival on Thursday of fine jewellery brand Annoushka that's already available via Amazon's luxury channel in the US.