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Jules B gets six-figure investment to expand etail offer

Jules B gets six-figure investment to expand etail offer

UK upscale fashion retailer Jules B is to develop and grow its online business after securing £250,000 in investment, particularly targeting more International business.
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Game-changing new Frasers store set for for Monday debut

Game-changing new Frasers store set for for Monday debut

​As shops in England return on Monday, Frasers Group will open a milestone development. It’s the first brand-new Frasers store in the UK with a debut in Wolverhampton. 
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Brioni creates collection with Brad Pitt

Brioni creates collection with Brad Pitt

The American star is strengthening his ties with the Italian luxury brand, collaborating in the creative process of a capsule collection dubbed "BP Signature."
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Kering overhauls logistics

Kering overhauls logistics

The French group has unveiled a new logistics hub in Trecate, northern Italy, which will bring together all of its European operations. The logistical reorganization will also affect the U.S., the Middle East and Asia. 
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Berluti unveils Living Together Apart, its winter 2021 collection

Berluti unveils Living Together Apart, its winter 2021 collection

Berluti unveiled its latest collection on Thursday, an unlikely blend of natty tailoring and painterly abstraction that nonetheless managed to gel very succinctly.
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Atterley gets new investment for US growth as sales rise fast

Atterley gets new investment for US growth as sales rise fast

​Fashion retailer Atterley.com, which counts Alexandra Shulman as an advisor, has raised £3 million through a funding round backed by Maven Capital Partners, by Scottish Enterprise and existing shareholders.
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Fast Retailing's Uniqlo strong in H1 and March, but Theory struggles

Fast Retailing's Uniqlo strong in H1 and March, but Theory struggles

​Fast Retailing released H1 results on Thursday, plus its Japanese Uniqlo performance for March. Both reports showed the business is doing well in general, even if the H1 figures showed some smaller brands struggling.
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Saks Fifth Avenue calls end to fur sales

Saks Fifth Avenue calls end to fur sales

The New York-based department store retailer has announced that it is closing its fur salons and plans to stop selling all products made using animal fur by the beginning of 2023.
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Lacoste partners with Walk in Paris’ design duo for limited edition collection

Lacoste partners with Walk in Paris’ design duo for limited edition collection

Lacoste has joined forces with Léo Walk and Gary Neveu, the design duo behind the fashion brand Walk in Paris, to launch an 11-piece limited edition collection.
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Fitting rooms: retailers divided on whether to reopen them next week

Fitting rooms: retailers divided on whether to reopen them next week

​News that John Lewis is planning to open most of its fitting rooms when it reopens it stores next week may have been encouraging, but not all retailers are planning on doing likewise — at least not at first.
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Barbour upbeat despite pandemic impact, stays profitable

Barbour upbeat despite pandemic impact, stays profitable

Barbour has filed its accounts for the 12 months up to the end of April last year and it’s particularly interesting because it includes around a two-month period in which the pandemic was making an impact.
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Net-A-Porter launches entertainment-first global campaign

Net-A-Porter launches entertainment-first global campaign

​Net-A-Porter has launched a new global campaign that not only marks a new season but also a reopening in large parts of the world as vaccinations allow tentative steps back to normality. 
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Giorgio Armani suggests brand may be ready for partner

Giorgio Armani suggests brand may be ready for partner

Speaking to Vogue, the designer revealed that, for the first time, he is considering linking his company up with an investor. Italy's Exor is among the potential suitors. 
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Nordstrom partners with Dover Street Market

Nordstrom partners with Dover Street Market

Nordstrom is bringing Dover Street Market to its Space section in New York, Los Angeles and  Vancouver, as well as online, in an effort to highlight emerging global designers. 
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Dolce & Gabbana CEO denies talks with Kering over possible tie-up

Dolce & Gabbana CEO denies talks with Kering over possible tie-up

Dolce & Gabbana is not in talks with French luxury group Kering over a possible tie-up, the chief executive of the Italian fashion company said in an interview published on Tuesday.
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Fenwick expects good reopening but slow recovery, sees opportunities ahead

Fenwick expects good reopening but slow recovery, sees opportunities ahead

​As Fenwick prepares to reopen, its CEO has predicted “ a good opening, but a slow recovery as well”. Yet overall, he’s confident it's on the right track and can do well in the changed retail world of the future.
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