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Steve Rendle retires as VF Corp CEO, interim chief named

Steve Rendle retires as VF Corp CEO, interim chief named

VF Corp announced on Monday that chairman, president and chief executive officer Steve Rendle will retire and named its lead independent director Benno Dorer as interim chief executive, effective immediately.
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Power of pink helps Valentino's Piccioli to another top designer title at Fashion Awards

Power of pink helps Valentino's Piccioli to another top designer title at Fashion Awards

Valentino’s creative director scooped the top prize at the Fashion Awards in London on Monday evening. Pierpaolo Piccioli was named designer of the year at the British Fashion Council-organised event.
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Shein says exposé claims partly untrue, doubles investment in conditions

Shein says exposé claims partly untrue, doubles investment in conditions

​Chinese fast-fashion giant Shein has announced a $15 million investment to “help upgrade hundreds of factories in its supply chain”. That’s a doubling of its current investment.
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Pepco hits milestone with 3,000th store

Pepco hits milestone with 3,000th store

Quite a milestone for Pepco Group. No wonder it calls itself “the fast-growing" pan-European variety discount retailer having just opened its 3,000th Pepco store, in Berlin, with more in the pipeline.
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Mackage’s Tanya Golesic on the opening of Paris flagship, linking with site specific artist Letha Wilson

Mackage’s Tanya Golesic on the opening of Paris flagship, linking with site specific artist Letha Wilson

Mackage, the uber luxury outerwear label, opens its first Paris store on Saturday, and its picked the city’s busiest prestige shopping thoroughfare – the rue St Honoré. 
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Uniqlo Japan monthly sales dip on mild weather and fewer collabs

Uniqlo Japan monthly sales dip on mild weather and fewer collabs

​Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo chain in Japan has ended a long run of strong same-store and total sales rises with its comparable November sales coming in 3.8% lower than a year ago.
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Gucci to stage menswear show in Milan in January

Gucci to stage menswear show in Milan in January

Gucci is to stage a dedicated menswear runway show in Milan in January, in the first major change in strategy at the house since last week’s departure of Alessandro Michele.
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Next and Tom Joule swoop in to buy Joules for £41m, 1,450 jobs saved

Next and Tom Joule swoop in to buy Joules for £41m, 1,450 jobs saved

After pulling out of a deal to buy a minority stake, an administration filing and TFG having looked like it would win the prize, Next has emerged victorious in the race to buy the failed-but-still-popular Joules.
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Unbound Group attracts Superdry's Miller to a non-exec role

Unbound Group attracts Superdry's Miller to a non-exec role

Unbound Group has beefed up its non-execs on the board with the arrival of Alastair Miller from Superdry. He joins the digital fashion and footwear retailer as an Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
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Footwear show Micam to stage promo tour in Berlin, Seoul, Brussels

Footwear show Micam to stage promo tour in Berlin, Seoul, Brussels

Micam’s international promotional tour will start on December 1 in Berlin, then continue on to Seoul and Brussels, giving local businesses the chance to learn more about the Italian footwear trade show.
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Joules rescue deal imminent, TFG said to be new owner

Joules rescue deal imminent, TFG said to be new owner

​Retailer TFG is believed to be on the verge of buying the failed Joules business and unlike some that might have taken it on, the majority of its stores are likely to be part of the deal.
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Tod’s new collab with Palm Angels is Best in Class linkup says Francesco Ragazzi

Tod’s new collab with Palm Angels is Best in Class linkup says Francesco Ragazzi

Tod’s has revealed its latest collab, a link-up with Palm Angels. A blend of Italian craftmanship with American sports that stars Naomi Campbell in its ad campaign, that launches this Wednesday.
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Newly opened Printemps Doha offers innovative customer experience

Newly opened Printemps Doha offers innovative customer experience

The Parisian department store’s Qatari branch is the group's first overseas opening, in the wake of the Covid pandemic and lockdowns, and is part of a strategy to open 10 new branches by 2030.
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M&S buys intellectual property of AI personalisation marketplace Thread

M&S buys intellectual property of AI personalisation marketplace Thread

​M&S is the new owner of Thread, the fashion marketplace that launched with an aim to personalise shopping by only recommending clothes in a consumer’s style, size and budget.
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Commercial real estate show Mapic opens in Cannes mixing verve and austerity

Commercial real estate show Mapic opens in Cannes mixing verve and austerity

Scaled down compared to pre-Covid editions but with broader international participation, the Mapic trade show is still a magnet for commercial real estate players, from retailers to property developers.
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Brownie closes 2022 with 100 points of sale and €70 million in revenues

Brownie closes 2022 with 100 points of sale and €70 million in revenues

On the occasion of the opening of its second store in France, FashionNetwork.com interviewed the brand's CEO, Juan Morera, to learn more about the company's expansion strategy.
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