Fans of PrettyLittleThing can soon actually ‘vacation the brand’. Parent Boohoo Group is launching a PrettyLittleThing luxury hotel in Cornwall to take advantage of 2021’s high demand for UK staycations.
LVMH continues to join with partners to accelerate growth post-pandemic, and after last week’s LVMH-Google Cloud news comes its luxury beauty giant Sephora forging a long-term strategic partnership with Zalando.
Debenhams may have closed all of its stores, but a new one could open under the Debenhams name. Now owned by Boohoo, the Debenhams brand is the subject of talks regarding the opening of one small shop outside of London.
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.
Despite their various commitments and promises to making fashion a more circular and responsible industry, some fast fashion giants still make a majority of their clothes with environmentally harmful plastics.
The UK fashion industry is on notice. The government is launching a major initiative to crack down on workplace abuse, with particular attention to garment production, in a bid to improve and protect workers’ rights.