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The blueprint for all future Harvey Nichols stores, its new space in The Mailbox, Birmingham, is being unveiled to press today ahead of its public opening on Friday.
Twelve years ago I jumped on a train to Birmingham to witness the opening of the Selfridges store in the Bullring. This Wednesday I jumped on a train to Birmingham to see the new and enlarged Harvey Nichols store in The Mailbox. And in September I hope to travel up to examine the latest John Lewis in Grand Central. How did Brum get so lucky with innovative department stores?
Jill Dougan is UK managing director at advertising and technology company Cardlytics
The cost of high-street parking is a local issue that is a national problem. Rather like the calls for legislation to govern the time and duration of Sales, it is a subject that has resurfaced on a regular basis throughout my 35 years in the business.
Designers have until July 31 to apply for the second annual DHL Exported, a competition set up by the logistics company and IMG Fashion to help established designers break into international markets.
Thousands of the biggest companies in the UK will have to prove they have taken action to ensure they do not use child or slave labour under plans set out by prime minister David Cameron.
Sainsbury’s has taken the title of the UK’s second biggest supermarket by stealing market share from struggling Asda.
Gap is reviewing a number of its UK-based buying and merchandising roles and has offered some people the opportunity to relocate to its head office in New York.
East management has blamed an “inconsistent” approach to design for its worsening financial position in the build-up to its pre-pack administration in June.
Jacket Required is shining a positive light on the UK menswear industry and gaining an increasingly international following, brands and agents reported on the first morning of the trade show.
eBay has stopped its same-day delivery service after a pilot programme failed to be popular with shoppers.
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