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Landlord Grosvenor takes Roland Mouret stake

Landlord Grosvenor takes Roland Mouret stake

West End landlord Grosvenor is continuing its drive to get more deeply involved in some of the businesses that occupy its properties with news on Wednesday that it has taken a stake in luxury label Roland Mouret.
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Zalando reveals Copenhagen Fashion Week Sustainability Award finalists

Zalando reveals Copenhagen Fashion Week Sustainability Award finalists

​Zalando has picked two UK labels and a Danish one as finalists for its Sustainability Award at CFW that happens this summer, with Mother of Pearl, Nikolaj Storm Copenhagen and Teatum Jones competing for the prize.
Fashion
Moncler appoints Nike alum to new role of chief brand officer

Moncler appoints Nike alum to new role of chief brand officer

Following more than 20 years at Nike, Argentine executive Gino Fisanotti will be taking on the newly created role of chief brand officer at Moncler, while COO Roberto Eggs will take over as head of global markets. 
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London's West End sees footfall boom over sunny weekend

London's West End sees footfall boom over sunny weekend

​There are hints that the sunshine that seems to have transformed the UK in just the past few days could have a beneficial effect on retail with news that central London saw a football boom for the long holiday weekend.
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Harrods opens dedicated sportswear room in upgraded menswear department

Harrods opens dedicated sportswear room in upgraded menswear department

​Harrods has underlined the importance of the sportswear category having unveiled a dedicated sportswear room on its redeveloped menswear floor, featuring big names and emerging specialists.
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UK retail needs more help to avoid closure "tsunami", owes £2.9bn in rent

UK retail needs more help to avoid closure "tsunami", owes £2.9bn in rent

Britain's retail sector will endure a "tsunami of closures" if the government does not extend a moratorium on aggressive debt enforcement, industry lobby group the British Retail Consortium (BRC), has said.
Fashion
Dior opens two Dioriviera pop-ups in Mykonos

Dior opens two Dioriviera pop-ups in Mykonos

Dior has taken a trip to the heart of the Cyclades this summer, with double pop-up store openings in Mykonos this month, timed before Dior’s much anticipated next cruise collection, to be staged in Athens on June 17
Luxury
Parisian department store La Samaritaine to open on June 19

Parisian department store La Samaritaine to open on June 19

FashionNetwork.com has learnt that the Parisian department store, owned by the LVMH group and closed for 16 years, will finally reopen on June 19.
Luxury
Debenhams' Magasin du Nord is sold to Peek & Cloppenburg

Debenhams' Magasin du Nord is sold to Peek & Cloppenburg

​The Debenhams physical store chain may be history in the UK, but one part of the business is continuing as a physical entity with its Danish Magasin du Nord operation sold to Peek & Cloppenburg for an undisclosed sum.
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Valentino to stage next haute couture collection in Venice on July 15

Valentino to stage next haute couture collection in Venice on July 15

Valentino has announced plans to stage its fall/winter 2021 haute couture collection in Venice on July 15, skipping its traditional location in Paris for the third season in a row due to the pandemic.
Luxury
West End launches new-gen creatives pop-up programme

West End launches new-gen creatives pop-up programme

​As they work to drive shopper traffic back to London’s West End, the New West End Company, local authority Westminster City Council and landlord Crown Estate have announced the launch of a pop-up programme.
Fashion
Gucci returns to the Hamptons with permanent store

Gucci returns to the Hamptons with permanent store

The Italian luxury brand has announced the opening of a new store in East Hampton, New York, marking the company’s return to the Hamptons in a permanent capacity following a series of pop-ups in recent years.
Luxury
Returns are key issue for post-pandemic consumers

Returns are key issue for post-pandemic consumers

​We know having a solid returns policy is important to any fashion business, so how’s yours? A new survey worryingly suggests 82% of UK consumers think retailers in general need to improve their returns capabilities.
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Capri's power brands trio are bouncing back despite Q4 loss, says CEO

Capri's power brands trio are bouncing back despite Q4 loss, says CEO

Capri Holdings may have made a loss in Q4, but the company remains upbeat that in a post-pandemic world, its trio of power brands can be a profits-generating machine.
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Greece approves Dior shoot at key ancient sites

Greece approves Dior shoot at key ancient sites

Greece's top archaeological advisory body Wednesday approved use of several key sites including the Acropolis for an upcoming shoot by French fashion house Dior, a culture ministry source said.
Luxury
Gucci participates in Christie’s NFT auction, Proof of Sovereignty

Gucci participates in Christie’s NFT auction, Proof of Sovereignty

Gucci’s experimentation in the digital world – from la mode to marketing – has extended into a new terrain, NFT, as the house has moved to participate in Christie’s debut online auction named Proof of Sovereignty.
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