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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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House of Vans London set to reopen after 15-month hiatus

House of Vans London set to reopen after 15-month hiatus

​Cultural, retail and skate destination House of Vans London is back. Well, almost. Having been in enforced pandemic-induced hibernation for the past 15 months, the centre near Waterloo Station reopens on 4 November. 
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Tommy x Timberland: Hilfiger’s latest collab debuts on Tuesday, Oct. 26

Tommy x Timberland: Hilfiger’s latest collab debuts on Tuesday, Oct. 26

For those brought up in Britain, 'TT' stands for Tourist Trophy, the toughest motorbike race in the world. In fashion it stands for 'Tommy x Timberland', the latest collab from the designer which debuts on October 26.
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Olympic champion Allyson Felix opens first store in Los Angeles

Olympic champion Allyson Felix opens first store in Los Angeles

After her issues with former sponsor Nike, the American athlete launched her sneaker line, Saysh, in June. Now the brand has opened its first store in LA, which will move to New York next spring.
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Eco-friendly sneaker maker Allbirds aims for $2 bln valuation in U.S. IPO

Eco-friendly sneaker maker Allbirds aims for $2 bln valuation in U.S. IPO

Eco-friendly sneaker maker Allbirds Inc said on Monday it aims to be valued at over $2 billion in its New York IPO, joining a growing number of firms tapping into surging consumer demand for such products.
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Stella McCartney creates first vegan football boot with Adidas and Paul Pogba

Stella McCartney creates first vegan football boot with Adidas and Paul Pogba

​Stella McCartney and Adidas have worked together to produce the sports giant’s first 100% vegan football boot. The Paul Pogba x Adidas by Stella McCartney Predator Freak is a limited-edition, gender-neutral shoe.
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Adidas and Ivy Park launch first Peloton clothing collab

Adidas and Ivy Park launch first Peloton clothing collab

​Adidas and Beyoncé have unveiled the first Ivy Park collab collection with fast-expanding home fitness brand Peloton. The line follows the announcement of Beyoncé’s partnership with Peloton last year.
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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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JD Sports acquires Greek retailer Cosmos Sport

JD Sports acquires Greek retailer Cosmos Sport

​Acquisition-hungry JD Sports Fashion has snapped up another business with the purchase of an 80% stake in Greek retailer Cosmos Sport SA. No terms were disclosed.
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After private equity investment, Ron Dorff opens US store in NYC

After private equity investment, Ron Dorff opens US store in NYC

​European athleisure brand Ron Dorff has opened a US flagship in New York City and worked with London-based strategic retail property consultancy Harper Dennis Hobbs (HDH) to find the property.
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Highsnobiety might be considering a sale

Highsnobiety might be considering a sale

The premium streetwear-focused online magazine is reportedly weighing up a possible sale, having received interest from potential buyers.
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Izod expands licensing agreement with Centric Brands into menswear

Izod expands licensing agreement with Centric Brands into menswear

The American clothing label, which was acquired by Authentic Brands Group from PVH earlier this year, has extended its licensing agreement with Centric Brands to cover new product categories and distribution channels.
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Matalan has good Q2 but supply chain issues hamper sales

Matalan has good Q2 but supply chain issues hamper sales

​Matalan revenues rose fast in Q2 but could have risen faster if not for supply chain issues. The company is staying cautious as logistics problems frustrate efforts to get the product customers want into its stores. 
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Very Group buoyant as sales and profits soar, fashion is strong

Very Group buoyant as sales and profits soar, fashion is strong

​Very Group reported its full-year results on Tuesday with sales surging and pre-tax profits leaping even faster at the owner of the Very.co.uk and Littlewoods brands.
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Foot Locker to launch new private label apparel brand Lckr

Foot Locker to launch new private label apparel brand Lckr

The New York-based active and footwear retailer has announced the upcoming launch of a new private label called Lckr, a casual apparel brand for men and women, conceived to complement the chain’s existing offering.
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Ex-Gucci boss lined up by Carlyle as End chairman

Ex-Gucci boss lined up by Carlyle as End chairman

​Patrizio di Marco, is believed to be teaming up with private equity giant Carlyle again with a report that he’s set to take over as chairman of UK luxury retailer End.
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