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London Designer Outlet Black Friday sales beat pre-pandemic level

London Designer Outlet Black Friday sales beat pre-pandemic level

​The point at which brands, retailers and destinations equal or exceed key measures from before the pandemic is being closely watched and Wembley Park’s London Designer Outlet has just hit a key milestone on this front.
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PrettyLittleThing's sales up, profits dip in latest yearly results

PrettyLittleThing's sales up, profits dip in latest yearly results

A slender rise in annual sales for fashion brand PrettyLittleThing was driven by positive performances in its core UK and US regions in the 12 months to 28 February, its latest accounts filed at Companies House show. 
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Castore links up 007 for capsule collection to explore 'the inner Bond'

Castore links up 007 for capsule collection to explore 'the inner Bond'

Castore’s hunger for expansion isn’t confined to the realms of top-level sports. The premium sportswear brand has joined up with fabled British spy 007 to create a 12-piece capsule collection.
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Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s Photography Right-Hand-Man, dies at 74

Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s Photography Right-Hand-Man, dies at 74

Éric Pfrunder, Karl Lagerfeld’s right-hand-man for his all photography projects, has died at 74. He was ever present at shoots Karl did for Chanel, Fendi and his own eponymous label, and all his editorial projects.
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Fanatics raises $700 mln in Clearlake-led round

Fanatics raises $700 mln in Clearlake-led round

U.S. sports platform Fanatics has raised $700 million in a new financing round led by private equity firm Clearlake Capital, valuing Fanatics at $31 billion, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. 
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Idris Elba's Don’t Stab Your Future in NFL Nike makeover collab

Idris Elba's Don’t Stab Your Future in NFL Nike makeover collab

Actor Idris Elba and Dallas Cowboys coach Aden Durde aren’t such an unusual combination when it comes to good causes. Both London born, they have partnered to raise awareness of knife-crime campaigning in the UK capital.
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Footasylum opens new store, has big plans for 2023

Footasylum opens new store, has big plans for 2023

​The headlines about Footasylum recently may have largely been about its failed purchase by JD Sports. But under the new ownership of Aurelius, it has opened its first store since 2021 and has been performing strongly.
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Nike cuts ties with Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving

Nike cuts ties with Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving

Nike Inc said on Monday it has cut ties with Kyrie Irving, a month after suspending its relationship with the Brooklyn Nets star in the aftermath of his promotion of an anti-Semitic documentary.  
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Steve Rendle retires as VF Corp CEO, interim chief named

Steve Rendle retires as VF Corp CEO, interim chief named

VF Corp announced on Monday that chairman, president and chief executive officer Steve Rendle will retire and named its lead independent director Benno Dorer as interim chief executive, effective immediately.
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Fila links with UK-based refugee football team

Fila links with UK-based refugee football team

​To celebrate the ongoing football World Cup, sportswear brand Fila has partnered with Changing Lives FC, the first football team to be made up of refugees and migrants in the UK.
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Good outcome for Ispo Munich's Restart edition

Good outcome for Ispo Munich's Restart edition

Under the motto "New perspectives on sports", 1,700 exhibitors presented their innovations. According to Messe München, a total of 40,000 trade visitors from 117 countries attended the event.
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Adidas: Sticking to World Cup sales outlook despite Germany's exit

Adidas: Sticking to World Cup sales outlook despite Germany's exit

German sportswear maker Adidas is sticking to its World Cup sales outlook of around 400 million euros ($420.92 million) despite Germany's exit from the tournament, a company spokesperson said on Friday.
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Mackage’s Tanya Golesic on the opening of Paris flagship

Mackage’s Tanya Golesic on the opening of Paris flagship

Mackage, the uber luxury outerwear label, opens its first Paris store on Saturday, and its picked the city’s busiest prestige shopping thoroughfare – the rue St Honoré. 
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FC Barcelona expands its retail network with a store opening in Madrid

FC Barcelona expands its retail network with a store opening in Madrid

The football club has inaugurated its first Barça store in the Spanish capital at the Palacio de Gavira on Arenal street, becoming the football club's tenth directly-operated store.
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Sarah Clark on Lululemon's goals for the future

Sarah Clark on Lululemon's goals for the future

On the occasion of Lululemon's store opening on the Champs-Elysées, FashionNetwork.com interviewed the brand's newly appointed senior vice president of the EMEA region about her goals for the company's future. 
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French sports group Rossignol unveils 2026 plans

French sports group Rossignol unveils 2026 plans

The parent company of the eponymous skiing equipment brand, owner also of Lange, Look and Dynastar, has said it wants to top the €500 million sales mark by 2026, with apparel and footwear generating €150 million.
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