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Frasers Group continues building ASOS stake, now owns nearly 10%
Frasers Group has again increased its stake in ASOS, which has been at the centre of takeover speculation. It has seen acquisition-hungry Frasers upping its stake to almost 9.9% from 7.4% as the week started.
Inditex and Jeanologia develop a system to reduce the shedding of microfibres in textiles
The Galician giant and the Valencian company have worked together to launch Air Fiber Washer, an industrial mechanism designed to extract microfibres during garment manufacturing.
Jacadi, Sézane, Frame descend on Marylebone Village
It’s been a successful spring for London property company Howard de Walden Estate attracting a host of new retailers to the 92-acre Marylebone Village region.
Simply Be owner N Brown struggles in tough environment
Struggling e-tailer N Brown will have been hoping that better results in the fourth quarter could boost its full-year numbers after Q3 had seen revenues falling in the face of the cost-of-living crisis.
UK May fashion spend is weak say Barclays and BRC
Britain's retail and consumer spending was sluggish in May, two reports showed on Tuesday, with the latest figures from the British retail Consortium and from Barclays offering up bad news for the fashion sector.
Photographers Michael Avedon and James Dylan launch new publication Breach
The creatives, grandsons of Richard Avedon and Bob Dylan, respectively, found a photography first publication with digital and print issues.
Denim Première Vision celebrates second edition in Berlin
Denim Première Vision took place in Berlin for the second time. On May 31 and June 1, the fair brought together 64 denim industry players from a total of 14 countries at the Arena Berlin.
Knowledge key for Gen Z who'd return less if they knew about carbon impact
We’ve heard a lot about how returns are causing a major problem for retailers in the fashion sector at present, but a new study suggests that better communication about the impact of returns could make a difference.
Edward Enninful to exit British Vogue, taking on global advisory role
And another one bites the dust. Edward Enninful is to exit British Vogue the magazine has made known, making him the latest editor-in-chief of a Vogue in the past several years to exit their position.
Lee kicks off content series with an initial London focus
American heritage denim brand Lee is bringing its workwear credentials up to date with a series of contemporary partnerships to project its SS23 line-up. That journey begins in London before heading across Europe.
UK consumers are festival-focused, fashion is key says eBay research
As festival season gets under way in the UK, new research shows that consumers are more focused on festivals this year than on holidays, and this is a key development for the fashion sector.
Cotton Traders has another strong year, store and e-sales boom
Heritage fashion brand Cotton Traders’ latest set of results saw it reporting another strong year that was its “most successful financial year to date, with a 10.6% year-on-year increase in turnover of £111 million”.
Perry Ellis launches ‘eco denim’ collections with Recover
Global lifestyle brand Perry Ellis has partnered with leading materials science experts Recover, to launch a line-up of ‘eco denim’ collections.
Matalan's interim buying chief becomes trading head as changes at firm continue
Matalan has made a key change to its line-up as it continues to transform itself under new owners. Interim buying and merchandising director Ben Smith is now chief trading officer, reporting to CEO Jo Whitfield,
Brit Artist Dwayne Coleman works with Urban Outfitters, Isko on denim capsule
Denim mill ISKO has teamed up with retailer Urban Outfitters and British Artist Dwayne Coleman on a 10-piece collection under Urban’s BDG branding. Focusing on workwear-inspired denim pieces, it will launch in July.
Mango opens in Westfield, will boost UK presence with 13 new stores in 2023
Mango opened a new UK store late last week — in London's Westfield Stratford City — and its debut in one of the largest shopping centres in the UK came as it also revealed that it will see many more openings in 2023.