The value brand said this has been the fastest rollout in retail history. The company wants to be one of the largest clothing retailers in the UK by sales volume and become a £100m annual turnover business.
Makers HQ, a new manufacturing initiative in Plymouth that aims to provide sampling facilities to the fashion industry and emerging designers, has appointed Sophie Glover to the role of studio manager.
Kate Bosworth has teamed up with J Brand to launch a spring capsule to raise awareness about human sex trafficking, a cause the actress and her filmmaker husband have been drawing attention to over the past two years.
H&M announced this week that it has decided to ban mohair from products across its chains by 2020 following PETA allegations of cruelty at goat farms. Zara, Gap and Topshop have also vowed to ban the fibre.
Johanna Lightfoot has joined UK fashion chain Topshop as its new head of merchandising, moving from Ralph Lauren, which she only joined last year. She becomes the latest in a series of luxury sector hires.