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LVMH awards 40 virtuoso artisans its Métier d’Excellence award

LVMH awards 40 virtuoso artisans its Métier d’Excellence award

Praising them as “the beating heart” LVMH’s CEO Bernard Arnault celebrated, at a distance, the latest virtuoso artisans to win the luxury conglomerate’s Métier d’Excellence award on Wednesday.
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Boohoo defends working conditions at its Burnley site

Boohoo defends working conditions at its Burnley site

As The Times launched a controversy over working conditions at Boohoo's Burnley logistics center, the brand is challenging the newspaper's allegations on the basis of documented, quantified evidence.
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Jodie Turner-Smith will host Fashion Awards

Jodie Turner-Smith will host Fashion Awards

​British and Jamaican actress and activist Jodie Turner-Smith will host the British Fashion Council’s Fashion Awards event next month, the BFC said on Tuesday.
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N Brown starts CFO search as Rachel Izzard steps down

N Brown starts CFO search as Rachel Izzard steps down

As a proclaimed “top 10 UK clothing and footwear digital retailer”, N Brown should have little difficulty in attracting a new CFO. The vacancy comes as Rachel Izzard has notified the board of her intention to step down.
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H&M opens revamped Merry Hill store, adds kidswear to the mix

H&M opens revamped Merry Hill store, adds kidswear to the mix

​H&M is continuing the upgrade programme for its key UK stores with Sovereign Centros on Tuesday announcing that the brand has relaunched at the major Merry Hill mall near Dudley in the Midlands.
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Matalan commercial chief exits - report

Matalan commercial chief exits - report

Matalan has reportedly made its chief commercial officer redundant with James Brown stepping down from his board-level role with immediate effect.
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Miu Miu is 2022's top brand says Lyst; Diesel, Coperni, Birkenstock also score

Miu Miu is 2022's top brand says Lyst; Diesel, Coperni, Birkenstock also score

​With December looming, luxury fashion portal Lyst has been looking at the trends of 2022 and its Year in Fashion report has called out Miu Miu as the brand of the year.
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Spanish brand Mint & Rose to expand in France

Spanish brand Mint & Rose to expand in France

The footwear brand will close the year with 24 points of sale in France thanks to Galeries Lafayette. By 2023, the company expects to have a turnover of €3.8 million and to open stores in Barcelona, Seville and Bilbao.
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Playtime Paris to host 350 exhibitors in January

Playtime Paris to host 350 exhibitors in January

Playtime Paris will be held in January at the Parc Floral and will feature 350 exhibitors. Optimism prevails among organisers, who noted that a new generation of buyers is coming to trade shows.
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Size? new concept store becomes JD's third brand at Liverpool One

Size? new concept store becomes JD's third brand at Liverpool One

The Liverpool One success story continues. JD Sports Fashion-owned fashion/footwear brand Size? has chosen the mall to debut its new store design concept.
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Icon Outlet at the O2 reveals new leasing team

Icon Outlet at the O2 reveals new leasing team

Even an already robust, successful leasing policy can be improved on. London outlet shopping destination Icon Outlet at The O2 has now appointed KLM Real Estate to work alongside CBRE to further develop the mall.
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Superdry confirms £70m funding talks

Superdry confirms £70m funding talks

​In a brief stock exchange statement on Monday, Superdry confirmed press reports about its funding talks with a company backed by an American hedge fund.
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Primark to create 800+ UK jobs with new store plans

Primark to create 800+ UK jobs with new store plans

We may be more used to Primark opening new stores in growth markets, such as the US and parts of Europe, rather than the British market, but on Friday it made clear it hasn't run out of steam on its ambitions for the UK.
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Andy Bond to return to Pepco as chairman

Andy Bond to return to Pepco as chairman

Andy Bond, former CEO of Pepco Group, is set to make a dramatic return to the pan-European variety discount retailer. He will become its chairman next February, almost a year after he stood down for health reasons.
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Supreme opens first Chicago store

Supreme opens first Chicago store

The store opening is the latest rollout under owner VF Corporation, which acquired The New York-based brand in November 2021.
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Adidas launches probe into misconduct allegations against Kanye West

Adidas launches probe into misconduct allegations against Kanye West

Adidas AG on Thursday said it has launched an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior by Kanye West, after the German sporting goods maker last month ended its partnership with the fashion designer.
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