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Daniel Tozer is a partner at London law firm Harbottle and Lewis
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?
John Lewis will launch a new women’s fashion and lifestyle concept called Found in the new Birmingham store when it opens on September 24 and online on the same day.
Outerwear brand Belstaff has opened its second London store at 16 Lamb Street in Spitalfields, east London.
London trade show Pure has launched a top 100 list of the brands, products and styles trending on its website.
Italian footwear brand Geox grew sales by 6.7% to €427m (£300m) in the first half.
Jacket Required closed yesterday (July 30) with quieter footfall than on Wednesday, but having confirmed its attraction to multiple and independent buyers who no longer feel a strong pull to the Berlin fairs.
British brands and manufacturers are hunkering down in the face of currency headwinds, as the strength of the pound looks set to continue.
Footwear designer Kat Maconie has received “significant investment” from its Chinese licencing partner Phoenicia International Trading to launch in the Middle East and expand in the US.
Former M&S director Nayna McIntosh has launched a new womenswear brand called Hope, backed by former M&S executive chairman Sir Stuart Rose, former M&S marketing director Steve Sharp and former chief executive of Jacques Vert Group Teresa Tideman.
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A glimpse of the latest store openings from significant luxury and jeanswear names.
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