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Reebok and Victoria Beckham launch latest collab with loungewear elements

Reebok and Victoria Beckham launch latest collab with loungewear elements

​Victoria Beckham and Reebok have launched their latest collaboration, with Drop Four of their gym-to-street collection having a bigger focus on top-selling category loungewear.
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Zara unveils first giant concept store in UK with Bluewater upsizing

Zara unveils first giant concept store in UK with Bluewater upsizing

Zara has radically upsized its presence at Landsec’s giant Bluewater mall in Kent with the 37,000 sq ft space also representing the UK debut for its global flagship concept.
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Retailers Missguided and Boux Avenue report lockdown loungewear boom

Retailers Missguided and Boux Avenue report lockdown loungewear boom

​Two UK retailers have highlighted the ongoing importance of loungewear this year with Missguided on Thursday saying it saw a 70% surge in sales of the category while Boux Avenue said most consumers are wearing it.​
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Belgian mail turns to sports stores to ease parcel overload

Belgian mail turns to sports stores to ease parcel overload

Belgium's post office has teamed up with the country's largest sports store chain as a shift to online purchases accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic has left it overloaded with packages.
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Japan Nike ad on bullying, racism sparks hot online response

Japan Nike ad on bullying, racism sparks hot online response

A video ad from Nike Japan against bullying and racism that features biracial athletes and other minorities, such as those of Korean descent, has prompted a sharp online response including calls to boycott the company.
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Reiss, Lacoste, Sockshop open new stores on reopening day

Reiss, Lacoste, Sockshop open new stores on reopening day

It’s become something of a 2020 tradition for retailers to coincide new store openings with post-lockdown reopenings and on Wednesday, as England’s stores welcomed shoppers back, there were three fashion-linked debuts.
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Cyber Week adds 1m new Zalando customers, Connected Retail is key

Cyber Week adds 1m new Zalando customers, Connected Retail is key

Germany’s Zalando is the latest to report a record-breaking performance in November as it said it acquired over a million new customers during its sixth Cyber Week.
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Under Armour and Steph Curry unveil the Curry Brand

Under Armour and Steph Curry unveil the Curry Brand

The Curry Brand features footwear, apparel, and accessories across multiple categories including basketball and golf, with continued category expansion in future seasons such as running and women's.
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VF Corp opens first multibrand concept store in Milan

VF Corp opens first multibrand concept store in Milan

The American lifestyle group has announced the opening of Orefici11, a multibrand concept store, where the company's Timberland, The North Face and Napapijri brands have been brought together for the first time. 
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Foot Locker begins search for new CFO

Foot Locker begins search for new CFO

The New York-based athletic apparel and footwear retailer has announced the planned retirement of EVP and CFO Lauren B. Peters and the start of a search for her replacement.
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Current global president of Napapijri to become Calida Group CEO

Current global president of Napapijri to become Calida Group CEO

Timo Schmidt-Eisenhart, who has served at VF Corp brand's including The North Face, Timberland and Napapijri, will take over as leader of Switzerland's Calida Group in early 2021, succeeding Reiner Pichler. 
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King’s Cross retailers launch pre-Christmas 'United We Shop' campaign

King’s Cross retailers launch pre-Christmas 'United We Shop' campaign

Over 30 retail brands from across the London’s King’s Cross and Coal Drops Yard retail destination have launched a combined ‘United We Shop’ campaign, supporting the area’s extensively redeveloped shopping streets.
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​Debt-free MySale says annual sales slide

​Debt-free MySale says annual sales slide

Profitable and debt-free are two elements to any results statement worth opening with in Covid-crushed times like these. So it’s little wonder Australia-based e-tailer MySale Group was in an upbeat mood Thursday. 
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Adidas to grow London Designer Outlet presence, Radley also signs up

Adidas to grow London Designer Outlet presence, Radley also signs up

​Outlet malls remain among the key retail growth destinations in Britain (and beyond) so it’s no surprise that Adidas is to upsize its location in the successful London Designer Outlet at Wembley Park.
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Dick's Sporting Goods appoints Lauren Hobart as new CEO

Dick's Sporting Goods appoints Lauren Hobart as new CEO

The American sports equipment retailer has announced that its new CEO will be Lauren Hobart, who joins a small minority of women leading major U.S.-based companies. 
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LVMH commits to campaign to stop violence against women

LVMH commits to campaign to stop violence against women

LVMH has announced plans to enhance its commitment to the campaign to prevent violence against women. The luxury group revealed it will donate funds to cover 1,000 hotel nights for the non-profit “Fondation des Femmes." 
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