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Rent the Runway makes Nasdaq debut, share price dips

Rent the Runway makes Nasdaq debut, share price dips

Designer clothing rental service Rent the Runway made its initial public offering debut on Wednesday, opening nearly 10 percent above the initial public offering price, before falling.
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Michael Kors launches on Asia’s Zalora

Michael Kors launches on Asia’s Zalora

Michael Kors has a new online partner in Malaysia. The luxury fashion brand is teaming up with Asia’s online fashion and lifestyle destination, Zalora. 
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Supreme’s drop model disrupted by supply chain, shipping problems

Supreme’s drop model disrupted by supply chain, shipping problems

The US label, owned by VF Corp. since the end of 2020, is adopting a drop model for product launches, one that, according to its management, makes it vulnerable to production and transportation issues.
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VF Corp aiming for zero waste in distribution centers by end of 2021

VF Corp aiming for zero waste in distribution centers by end of 2021

The parent company of Vans and The North Face has released its fourth annual sustainability and responsibility report, detailing its goal to achieve zero waste across all its distribution centers by the end of the year.
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Esprit CEO Mark Daley steps down after less than a year

Esprit CEO Mark Daley steps down after less than a year

​Esprit announced on Wednesday that its CEO Mark Daley has resigned from the firm as of this week "due to his personal family matters".
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Champion links with Queen for capsule launch

Champion links with Queen for capsule launch

​The tie-up’s in the name. ‘We Are The Champions’ title and lyric is behind a collaboration between sportswear brand Champion and rock band Queen. November 2 will see the Champion launch of a limited-edition collection.
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Retailers still falling short in sustainability promises says report

Retailers still falling short in sustainability promises says report

​Some 96% of UK retailers are taking steps to be more sustainable since the pandemic, according to a new findings. But there’s a huge gap between what brands say they’re doing and what they’re achieving.
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SMCP on road to recovery as Q3 sales rise, despite regional variations

SMCP on road to recovery as Q3 sales rise, despite regional variations

SMCP has had to deal with plenty of background ‘noise’ of late as issues around its parent company persist. But it’s remained laser-focused on driving sales back to more normal levels and saw some success in Q3.
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H&M shows its commitment to animal welfare with a PETA-approved collection

H&M shows its commitment to animal welfare with a PETA-approved collection

The Swedish clothing brand is committed to upping the ante when it comes to promoting more responsible fashion, and the company's vision includes a concern for animal welfare.
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Ralph Lauren, Soil Health Institute launch U.S. Regenerative Cotton Fund

Ralph Lauren, Soil Health Institute launch U.S. Regenerative Cotton Fund

Supported by a five-million-dollar grant from the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation, the fund is intended to support long-term, sustainable cotton production in the United States.
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LuisaViaRoma names Alessandra Rossi as new CEO

LuisaViaRoma names Alessandra Rossi as new CEO

The famous Florentine luxury retailer has finalized the sale of a 40% stake to Italian investment fund Style Capital. Founder Andrea Panconesi, has retained his role as president, while Alessandra Rossi has become CEO. 
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Telfar launches outerwear collab with Moose Knuckles

Telfar launches outerwear collab with Moose Knuckles

The New York-based fashion label and the Canadian outerwear company have joined forces for a collaborative outerwear collection that kicks off a wider partnership between the two brands.
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Studio Retail's "well-stocked" for critical Q3, sales stayed ahead in H1

Studio Retail's "well-stocked" for critical Q3, sales stayed ahead in H1

​Planning ahead to secure its Q3 supply chain has been a good move for value retailer Studio Retail Group’s stock position. Especially as 40% of its sales occur in the critical Black Friday and Christmas quarter.
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House of Vans London set to reopen after 15-month hiatus

House of Vans London set to reopen after 15-month hiatus

​Cultural, retail and skate destination House of Vans London is back. Well, almost. Having been in enforced pandemic-induced hibernation for the past 15 months, the centre near Waterloo Station reopens on 4 November. 
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Warm & Wonderful opens Seven Dials pop-up

Warm & Wonderful opens Seven Dials pop-up

​London Covent Garden’s Seven Dials continues to attract independent niche retail brands and the latest to arrive is Warm & Wonderful. The British heritage knitwear brand has opened a pop-up store at 55 Monmouth Street.
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Mango employees star in label’s latest sustainability campaign

Mango employees star in label’s latest sustainability campaign

The Barcelona-based label has put its own employees before the camera lens for the new Mango Committed campaign, asking its design, purchasing and merchandising managers to describe their experience with the company.
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