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Studio Retail's "well-stocked" for critical Q3, sales stayed ahead in H1

Studio Retail's "well-stocked" for critical Q3, sales stayed ahead in H1

​Planning ahead to secure its Q3 supply chain has been a good move for value retailer Studio Retail Group’s stock position. Especially as 40% of its sales occur in the critical Black Friday and Christmas quarter.
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Very links with Adidas, Reebok for stockless fulfilment

Very links with Adidas, Reebok for stockless fulfilment

​Improving the customer experience is paramount for retailers, and Very Group’s signature online platform has made a major leap in that area. It's moved to a stockless fulfilment model for the Adidas and Reebok brands.
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Mango employees star in label’s latest sustainability campaign

Mango employees star in label’s latest sustainability campaign

The Barcelona-based label has put its own employees before the camera lens for the new Mango Committed campaign, asking its design, purchasing and merchandising managers to describe their experience with the company.
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BFC names TikTok as transformed Fashion Awards 'Principal Partner'

BFC names TikTok as transformed Fashion Awards 'Principal Partner'

​The British Fashion Council has unveiled short-form mobile video social media platform TikTok as its Principal Partner for The Fashion Awards 2021 on November 29. 
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Zalando puts major support behind Lounge offer, adds more logistics robots

Zalando puts major support behind Lounge offer, adds more logistics robots

​Zalando Lounge — the fashion e-tailer’s members-only off-price offer — has launched its first 360º integrated marketing campaign in Germany, France, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Spain. 
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John Lewis opens pop-up for Anyday own-brand

John Lewis opens pop-up for Anyday own-brand

John Lewis has opened an Anyday pop-up store in Leicester as it puts further support behind its low-cost label that has recently moved into the fashion sector.
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THG revenues soar, says both Beauty and Ingenuity are strong

THG revenues soar, says both Beauty and Ingenuity are strong

​Under-pressure THG issued a Q3 trading statement on Tuesday and said that revenue continues to soar. Group revenue rose 38% year-on-year to £507.8 million and 93.8% on a two-year, constancy-currency basis.
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JCPenney names Marc Rosen CEO, Shashoua is executive chairman

JCPenney names Marc Rosen CEO, Shashoua is executive chairman

US retail giant JCPenney has a new CEO and has named Marc Rosen to the post, effective November 1. And Stanley Shashoua, chief investment officer at the firm’s owner, Simon Property Group, becomes executive chairman.
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Hugo Boss appoints Judith Sun as managing director for Greater China

Hugo Boss appoints Judith Sun as managing director for Greater China

The executive, who has extensive experience boosting the profiles of Western brands in China, is now responsible for managing all of the German fashion company's operations on this essential Asian market. 
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Jacquemus could be working on a beauty line

Jacquemus could be working on a beauty line

The Parisian brand is reportedly preparing to enter the beauty market through a partnership with Spanish luxury group Puig, a project which could launch as early as next year. 
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PayPal says it is currently not pursuing Pinterest acquisition

PayPal says it is currently not pursuing Pinterest acquisition

PayPal Inc said it is not pursuing an acquisition of Pinterest Inc at this time, after several media reported last week that it was in talks to buy the digital pinboard site for as much as $45 billion.
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Facebook ad revenue seen feeling brunt of Apple privacy changes

Facebook ad revenue seen feeling brunt of Apple privacy changes

Ahead of Facebook Inc's financial results on Monday, the social media giant is expected to be hurt more than others in big tech by Apple Inc's iPhone privacy changes.
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Anya Taylor-Joy is Dior's newest global brand ambassador for fashion and makeup

Anya Taylor-Joy is Dior's newest global brand ambassador for fashion and makeup

Dior has named British-American actress Anya Taylor-Joy as its latest global brand ambassador in the brand's core domains of fashion and makeup.
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Xmas spending set to dip says new negative UK consumer confidence report

Xmas spending set to dip says new negative UK consumer confidence report

​It’s no surprise that another UK consumer confidence indicator (released Monday) was negative and the outlook for Christmas spending's weak as prices rise. But at least it wasn't as bleak as Friday's assessment by GfK.
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TK Maxx operator TJX UK swings to big loss on Covid impact

TK Maxx operator TJX UK swings to big loss on Covid impact

​TJX UK has reported plunging turnover and a loss for the year to January (its fiscal year 2021) in a results filing at Companies House
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VF Corp revenues disappoint in second quarter

VF Corp revenues disappoint in second quarter

The Vans parent company has reported revenue of $3.2 billion for Q2, a figure representing a 23% increase from $2.6 billion in the prior-year period, but which came in under analysts’ expectations.
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