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Two senior Dr Martens execs to leave

Two senior Dr Martens execs to leave

​After its first set of results as a listed company this week, news has emerged that two senior executives are leaving Dr Martens and that it's also trying to find a suitably durable vegan leather to use for its boots.
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Sports Direct unveils new retail vision with £10m London flagship revamp

Sports Direct unveils new retail vision with £10m London flagship revamp

It’s being billed as a £10 million ‘trailblazer’. Sports Direct is reopening its flagship store on London’s Oxford Street following a major refurbishment with a “modern, innovative, and sleek new look".
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Strong prospects for cycling market as Britons embrace the activity

Strong prospects for cycling market as Britons embrace the activity

​The prospects are looking good for the UK cycling clothing market as interest among consumers in cycling is at a high, having been boosted by the pandemic, a Mintel report showed on Friday.
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UK fashion purchases dipped last month, but long-term trend remains good

UK fashion purchases dipped last month, but long-term trend remains good

Fashion sales in stores were lower last month compared to April, the ONS said on Friday. But they remained buoyant online and in a reasonably strong position generally, the figures showed.
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Cool caryatid Christian Dior Cruise 2022 in Athens

Cool caryatid Christian Dior Cruise 2022 in Athens

Christian Dior unveiled a caryatid Cruise 2022 collection in Athens on Thursday evening, metaphysical mode by its creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, unveiled inside the city’s giant Panathenaic Stadium.
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N Brown star brand sales rise, Holden and McCall are new ambassadors

N Brown star brand sales rise, Holden and McCall are new ambassadors

​Shares in fashion and homewares e-tailer N Brown continued to fall on Thursday, despite the company releasing a positive trading update and news of two new high-profile celebrity ambassadors. 
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Birkenstock names new Europe MD

Birkenstock names new Europe MD

Popular German footwear brand Birkenstock has a new managing director for Europe. Nico Bouyakhf will be responsible for the entire region across all sales channels, including consumer.
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Dr Martens continues to stride ahead, despite tough year

Dr Martens continues to stride ahead, despite tough year

​Dr Martens released its first set of results as a listed company on Thursday and the figures showed just why its recent IPO was such a success.
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Fashion trader About You opens above offer price in Frankfurt stock market debut

Fashion trader About You opens above offer price in Frankfurt stock market debut

Shares in the online fashion retailer About You AG made its market debut in the Frankfurt stock exchange on Wednesday, opening 11.3% above its offer price.
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EvolutionSK fashion and lifestyle marketplace to launch

EvolutionSK fashion and lifestyle marketplace to launch

​It’s called EvolutionSK, and the all-new multi-brand digital fashion and lifestyle marketplace is launching this summer to “disrupt the status quo... dedicated to showcasing independent brands".
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Harvey Nichols to add kidswear to fashion offer

Harvey Nichols to add kidswear to fashion offer

Harvey Nichols is adding kidswear this month with an online debut to be followed by a launch in-store. The retailer aims to create “the ultimate go-to destination for luxury children’s fashion”.
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Global Fashion Group names new CEO of Dafiti

Global Fashion Group names new CEO of Dafiti

​E-tail giant Global Fashion Group has named a new CEO for its Latin American online platform Dafiti. Andre Farber takes over at the operation after joining from Boticario Group.
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H&M Group sales rise in Q2, but pandemic restrictions are still an issue

H&M Group sales rise in Q2, but pandemic restrictions are still an issue

​H&M Group’s net sales rose as much as 75% in local currencies during Q2 (the March to May period), although given the strengthening Swedish Krona, its revenues translated into ‘only’ a 62% rise on a total basis.
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Boohoo sales surge in Q1, but some markets are challenged

Boohoo sales surge in Q1, but some markets are challenged

Boohoo’s trading update on Tuesday showed that the pureplay e-tailer continued to prosper in Q1, even after UK physical stores reopened in April, although there were challenges in some markets and margins were squeezed.
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Mr Porter launches vibrant summer collab with Tom Ford

Mr Porter launches vibrant summer collab with Tom Ford

The online men’s fashion destination has released the second installment of its “Hosted by” initiative, teaming up with iconic American luxury brand Tom Ford for an exclusive collection inspired by 1970s Los Angeles.
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Telfar and Ugg unveil collaborative collection

Telfar and Ugg unveil collaborative collection

Telfar, the Brooklyn-based fashion label founded by designer Telfar Clemens, and Decker Brands-owned footwear and lifestyle brand, Ugg, launched on Monday their long anticipated collaborative collection. 
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