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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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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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Under Armour CEO Patrik Frisk to exit

Under Armour CEO Patrik Frisk to exit

Under Armour Inc. announced on Wednesday that Patrik Frisk will step down as president and chief executive officer and as a member of the board of directors, effective June 1, 2022. 
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Nike talent, diversity and culture chief to leave

Nike talent, diversity and culture chief to leave

Nike is streamlining its diversity and inclusion management function, with the news that Felicia Mayo, the U.S. sportswear giant's chief talent, diversity and culture officer, will reportedly exit her post this July. 
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Castore launches new collection in England cricket link-up

Castore launches new collection in England cricket link-up

​With the cricket season firmly under way, the partnership between the England Cricket Board (ECB) and premium sportswear brand Castore goes from strength to strength.
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Private equity firm buys luxe retailer Hervia, has big growth plans

Private equity firm buys luxe retailer Hervia, has big growth plans

​Luxury retailer Hervia has been acquired by Parabellum — the private equity operation controlled by Rami Cassis — for an undisclosed sum, marking its first move outside of B2B investments and into luxe fashion.
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Gap links with dance group in UK

Gap links with dance group in UK

​Gap may have closed its UK stores but the retailer still has a strong presence in Britain via its link-up with Next and it remains active as far as marketing to UK consumers is concerned.
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N Brown upbeat as strategic brands focus pays off

N Brown upbeat as strategic brands focus pays off

​Battered N Brown group saw its share price rising early on Wednesday on the announcement of a new sub-brand being launched by the company and also its full-year results update.
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Itochu acquires marketing, license rights to Reebok in Japan

Itochu acquires marketing, license rights to Reebok in Japan

Trading house Itochu has entered into an agreement with Authentic Brands Group for the rights to distribute, market and license Reebok in Japan. 
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Hera names rapper J Fado as first global ambassador

Hera names rapper J Fado as first global ambassador

Streetwear brand Hera has appointed its debut global ambassador — rapper J Fado — as part of its “new journey to create and foster relationships with ambassadors who represent the diverse cultural make-up of the UK”.
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Turkey's FLO in talks to take over Reebok's stores in Russia

Turkey's FLO in talks to take over Reebok's stores in Russia

Turkish shoe retailer FLO Magazacilik is in talks to buy more than 100 stores owned by fitness brand Reebok in Russia, as Western companies rush to comply with sanctions over the Ukraine conflict. 
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REI Co-op expands leadership team with two new appointments

REI Co-op expands leadership team with two new appointments

Outdoorwear retailer REI Co-op announced on Monday that it is expanding its leadership team with two additions to its senior leadership team. 
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Jacquemus unveils collaboration with Nike

Jacquemus unveils collaboration with Nike

Parisian designer Simon Porte Jacquemus has designed an accessories and ready-to-wear collection with the US sports giant, available exclusively on his label Jacquemus’s e-shop from June 28.
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Tom Ford stepping down as Chairman of the CFDA

Tom Ford stepping down as Chairman of the CFDA

Tom Ford is stepping down as Chairman of the CFDA, bringing down the curtains on a three-year term at the organization, American fashion’s governing body, in a major suprise.  
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Weekend Max Mara: Have bag, will travel, with Pasticcino

Weekend Max Mara: Have bag, will travel, with Pasticcino

Have bag, will travel, especially with the Pasticcino, the freshly edited Weekend Max Mara handbag which began a global jaunt this week in Venice.
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JD Sports Fashion names Williams joins as latest non-exec director

JD Sports Fashion names Williams joins as latest non-exec director

​JD Sports Fashion has appointed marketing expert Suzi Williams as its latest non-executive director, effective 16 May, as the sportswear retail giant continues to beef up its executive team.
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