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Superdry to take former Forever 21 Oxford Street flagship

Superdry to take former Forever 21 Oxford Street flagship

​Just a short while after we heard that Uniqlo and Theory will be taking over the former Superdry flagship on Regent Street, London, it has emerged that the label has signed up for a brand new flagship.
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Cricket star Jofra Archer links with Oakley

Cricket star Jofra Archer links with Oakley

Sports performance eyewear brand Oakley has announced a new partnership with England cricketer Jofra Archer. The star fast bowler will play the lead in Oakley’s latest ‘Be Who You Are’ video.
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New Look and Skechers commit to Liverpool One

New Look and Skechers commit to Liverpool One

It’s not just about attracting new businesses but also keeping existing ones. So landlord Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has announced three new deals with New Look, Skechers and Kenji to keep the brands at Liverpool One.
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Anti-racists tees selling well after Euros

Anti-racists tees selling well after Euros

Statement T-shirts and sweatshirts in support of England footballers who received racist abuse after the team’s Euro 2020 final defeat are recording high sales, according to online clothing retailers.
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JD Sports creates 500 new jobs at major Derby logistics hub

JD Sports creates 500 new jobs at major Derby logistics hub

​Another major UK retailer is upping its supply chain credentials. JD Sport Fashion will open a 514,000 sq ft warehouse complex on the outskirts of Derby towards the end of the year, employing up to 500 people.
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The North Face launches ‘Have You Ever’ campaign

The North Face launches ‘Have You Ever’ campaign

The North Face has launched its latest brand campaign with a focus on adventure and inspiring people to never stop exploring. 
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Puma becomes official apparel partner of Gen.G esports organization

Puma becomes official apparel partner of Gen.G esports organization

The German sportswear company has expanded its partnership with the international esports organization, becoming its official global apparel partner, including for its North America professional teams and creators.
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Decathlon becomes a partner for Paris Olympics 2024

Decathlon becomes a partner for Paris Olympics 2024

Sporting goods distribution giant Decathlon is joining the club of partners as part of the organisation of the Paris Olympics 2024. As part of this, Decathlon will dress 45,000 volunteers during the event.
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Skechers sales skyrocket as consumers seek out comfortable shoes

Skechers sales skyrocket as consumers seek out comfortable shoes

The American lifestyle and performance footwear company reported second-quarter sales of $1.66 billion on Thursday, reflecting strong progress achieved by capitalizing on a growing desire for comfortable shoes.
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JD Sports takes "significant" stake in Gym King

JD Sports takes "significant" stake in Gym King

​In what looks to be a strong fit, retail giant JD Sports Fashion has made a multi-million-pound investment in UK performance wear/althleisure retailer Gym King, taking a “significant” minority stake in the firm.
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NBA and Hype open stores in London's Carnaby

NBA and Hype open stores in London's Carnaby

​Already a big draw for sports/youth brands, London’s Carnaby neighbourhood has scored another couple of major wins for landlord Shaftesbury with debut UK stores for The National Basketball Association and Hype.
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Wrangler and Billabong mix classic western with vintage surf

Wrangler and Billabong mix classic western with vintage surf

The two brands have released their first collaboration, a collection for men and women which reinterprets classic pieces from the labels' respective cultures, all while using sustainable materials. 
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Next smashes forecasts as Q2 sales surge

Next smashes forecasts as Q2 sales surge

​Fast-growing fashion retail giant Next said on Wednesday that it had easily beaten its own expectations for full-price sales, with the last 11 weeks seeing an 18.6% surge compared to the same period in 2019.
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Puma names Richard Teyssier general manager Europe

Puma names Richard Teyssier general manager Europe

Days after inaugurating Puma’s new French headquarters, Teyssier, who has led the German brand’s French subsidiary since 2012, has been promoted to head of Europe, as Christophe Cance takes over from him in France.
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Stüssy to open its first store in Paris this October

Stüssy to open its first store in Paris this October

Streetwear brand Stüssy will open its first store in Paris at number 44 Rue du Temple, just across from the Carhartt store. This launch will follow the brand’s recent store openings in Milan, Sydney, and Tokyo.
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Puma raises 2021 outlook, prompted by strong Q2

Puma raises 2021 outlook, prompted by strong Q2

German sportswear company Puma raised its 2021 sales outlook on Friday, boosted by strong second quarter demand, especially in North America.
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