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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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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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M&S reopens fitting rooms as UK lockdown eases further

M&S reopens fitting rooms as UK lockdown eases further

M&S is taking some more key steps on Monday as it reopens its UK fitting rooms and its cafes. The move should add to the appeal of physical shopping and boost dwell time.
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Iconix sales fall 15% in first quarter

Iconix sales fall 15% in first quarter

The owner of brands including Umbro and Lee Cooper announced Q1 revenue of $23.6 million on Thursday, representing a 15% year-over-year decline, largely due to a 41% decrease in the company’s women’s segment.
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​Kick Game opens Birmingham store, inks ‘ground-breaking’ deal with rapper Fredo

​Kick Game opens Birmingham store, inks ‘ground-breaking’ deal with rapper Fredo

UK premium sneaker and streetwear specialist Kick Game has a double celebration, it opened its first store outside London in Birmingham and signed rapper and entrepreneur Fredo to a multi-million pound promotion deal.
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Ben Sherman launches Team GB collection and Rankin campaign

Ben Sherman launches Team GB collection and Rankin campaign

​Ben Sherman has launched its Team GB capsule collection at retail as the sports world gears up for an Olympic Games that it expects to still go ahead. It comes with a campaign shot by Rankin.
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John Lewis opens revamped Edinburgh store

John Lewis opens revamped Edinburgh store

​John Lewis unveils its revamped Edinburgh store on Friday after a major refurbishment. The focus is on making the store a must-visit destination, with experiences and expertise that can’t be replicated online.
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Pandemic hurts Wolford, but debt-free firm is on recovery trail

Pandemic hurts Wolford, but debt-free firm is on recovery trail

Wolford released its delayed results for its shorter fiscal year late on Wednesday and while it swung  to a profit, the upscale hosiery and bodywear firm also talked of “significant business losses” due to the pandemic.
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Global Fashion Group continues to power ahead in Q1

Global Fashion Group continues to power ahead in Q1

Global Fashion Group saw a strong Q1 as it attracted more customers to its websites and enjoyed a solid recovery in repeat customers. It also attracted more brands and marketplace net merchandise value almost doubled.
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Puma: Benoît Menard named regional marketing manager Europe

Puma: Benoît Menard named regional marketing manager Europe

Menard, who joined Puma France as head of marketing communications in 2018, is moving to the German sport brand’s headquarters in Herzogenaurach as the new regional marketing manager Europe.
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UK spending rises, fashion is key for younger shoppers

UK spending rises, fashion is key for younger shoppers

Young consumers are keen to get out and socialise and they boosted their fashion spend last month, the latest Barclaycard spending report has shown. 
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Ralph Lauren partners up with Major League Baseball for 3-part collab

Ralph Lauren partners up with Major League Baseball for 3-part collab

The American fashion company has joined forces with MLB to launch three collaborative collections featuring iconic teams including the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals.
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Winter sports brand Salomon cuts 82 factory jobs, adds to headquarters, R&D staff

Winter sports brand Salomon cuts 82 factory jobs, adds to headquarters, R&D staff

French winter sports brand Salomon is set to cut 82 manufacturing jobs, while at the same time adding to its R&D and head-office staff, where 59 new jobs will be created to speed up the company’s diversification.
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JD Sports buys Oi Polloi, speculation that Cowgill to step down as JD CEO

JD Sports buys Oi Polloi, speculation that Cowgill to step down as JD CEO

JD sports has been on the acquisition trail again with news that it's bought menswear retailer Oi Polloi. It's also been reported that CEO Peter Cowgill could step back from day-to-day control of JD this year.
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Vans co-founder Paul Van Doren dies

Vans co-founder Paul Van Doren dies

The Boston-born businessman who helped found the iconic Californian sneaker company in the mid-1960s has passed away at the age of 90.
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French Federation planning live Paris menswear shows this summer

French Federation planning live Paris menswear shows this summer

The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode confirmed Friday that it is planning to host live catwalk shows in Paris this summer, during the upcoming menswear season in June.
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