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Love Island links with eBay for more sustainable approach to fashion

Love Island links with eBay for more sustainable approach to fashion

​In an interesting development, the new series of hit TV show Love Island sees it partnering with eBay UK to dress contestants in pre-owned clothes rather than the fast fashion that's the staple fare of the show.
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Fat Face appoints bankers to look at possible sale

Fat Face appoints bankers to look at possible sale

The owners of Fat Face are believed to have taken on bankers to advise it about a sale of the UK-based clothing and accessories retailer.
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Ted Baker selects preferred bidder, Sycamore drops out

Ted Baker selects preferred bidder, Sycamore drops out

​The process to take over Ted Baker is continuing with the UK retailer on Monday announcing that it has selected a preferred bidder. But it didn’t say who that is.
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Wolford postpones release of annual results for second time

Wolford postpones release of annual results for second time

High-end intimates specialist Wolford has postponed the release of its annual results for the second time in a month. It said it will release its audited annual financial statements for 2021 “no later than June 17”. 
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Gymshark shrugs off pandemic to file strong results

Gymshark shrugs off pandemic to file strong results

​Fast-growing sportswear company Gymshark has filed its accounts for the year to July 31, 2021 and they showed the business continuing to prosper even in a difficult time hit by lockdowns and weak consumer sentiment. 
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Singapore's Zilingo fires CEO Ankiti Bose

Singapore's Zilingo fires CEO Ankiti Bose

Singapore-based fashion startup Zilingo has fired its Chief Executive Officer Ankiti Bose after an independent investigation into "complaints of serious financial irregularities," the company said on Friday. 
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Deborah James x In The Style charity collab launches

Deborah James x In The Style charity collab launches

Digital women's fashion retailer In The Style has announced its newest celebrity partnership with Dame Deborah James and The Bowelbabe Fund. The collab launches with the sale of the Bowelbabe 'Rebellious Hope' T-shirt.
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US brand Finesse uses AI and customer votes to determine designs

US brand Finesse uses AI and customer votes to determine designs

A ready-to-wear brand in the US is using artificial intelligence to define tomorrow's trends and fight against waste and overproduction.
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ONS says UK retail sales moved up in April, fashion did well

ONS says UK retail sales moved up in April, fashion did well

​Official retail sales figures for the UK in April were released on Friday and they showed volumes ticking upwards again after they’d fallen during March.
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Good news for cycling apparel as consumers continue to embrace bikes

Good news for cycling apparel as consumers continue to embrace bikes

​There was good news for the growing UK cycling clothing and accessories market on Friday with a new Mintel report showing that Britons are continuing to switch on to cycling in large numbers.
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Mega online e-tailer ASOS makes physical store debut with Nordstrom

Mega online e-tailer ASOS makes physical store debut with Nordstrom

Since its 2000 debut, ASOS was only found online. Nordstrom is about to change that. Asos wants to get physical. 
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VF Corp full year revenues, profit dampened by fourth-quarter slowdown

VF Corp full year revenues, profit dampened by fourth-quarter slowdown

VF Corporation announced on Thursday revenues for the fiscal year 2022 surged 28%, despite a slowdown in fourth quarter revenues, hindered by sales lags in its Asia-Pacific market. 
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Rihanna welcomes first child after high-fashion, self-affirming pregnancy

Rihanna welcomes first child after high-fashion, self-affirming pregnancy

Superstar Rihanna and rapper A$AP Rocky have reportedly welcomed their first child, after a pregnancy the singer flaunted in a radical revamp of normally covered-up maternity style.
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Kohl's cuts profit forecast, becomes latest retailer to warn of inflation pain

Kohl's cuts profit forecast, becomes latest retailer to warn of inflation pain

Kohl's Corp cut its full-year earnings forecast on Thursday, joining some of the largest U.S. retailers in warning that red-hot inflation is starting to erode profit margins and consumer spending power.
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Benetton CEO Massimo Renon on reopening in Paris; building worldwide; and future growth

Benetton CEO Massimo Renon on reopening in Paris; building worldwide; and future growth

Six months after a neighborhood fire scarred the center of Paris, destroying Benetton’s main French boutique, the Italian marque reopened its flagship this week, repainted in pink, expressing a newfound optimism.
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M&S to move into new Lakeside flagship, takes ex-Debenhams space

M&S to move into new Lakeside flagship, takes ex-Debenhams space

M&S is continuing to open statement new stores as the UK retail giant enjoys a turnaround in its fortunes. It’s set to take over another former Debenhams site, at the Lakeside mall in Essex.
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