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Fashion team favourite: Opening Ceremony, Shoreditch

24 July 2014 | By

The new east London outpost of cult New York store Opening Ceremony opened today, nestled in the Ace Hotel on Shoreditch High Street.

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Entrepreneurial spirit flourishes in the fashion technology sector

24 July 2014 | By

The spirit of entrepreneurship was burning bright on Tuesday evening when I attended a networking dinner for journalists and bright young things from the field of fashion technology.

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East halves losses despite fall in turnover and earnings

25 July 2014 | By

Womenswear chain East has halved its operating losses to just over £700,000, despite the “exceptionally mild autumn” hitting sales.

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Footwear brand Upper Street acquires US rival Milk & Honey

25 July 2014 | By

Made-to-order women’s footwear brand Upper Street has acquired its US rival Milk & Honey in what is thought to be a six-figure deal.

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White Stuff maps out overseas etail push

25 July 2014 | By

Lifestyle chain White Stuff is ploughing investment into its international multichannel business this year on the back of strong UK sales in 2013.

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BFC to launch eBay shop during London Fashion Week

23 July 2014 | By

The British Fashion Council will launch a shop on eBay during London Fashion Week, selling limited edition items from the recipients of a new initiative for up and coming designers, called BFC Contemporary.

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Fenwick shuts down online transactions as it overhauls site

23 July 2014 | By

Fenwick has shut down the transactional arm of its website as part of a restructure, and will not relaunch it until early 2015.

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Pro-Direct chooses London for its first store

22 July 2014 | By

Sports etailer Pro-Direct is preparing to open its first standalone store just off London’s Carnaby Street.

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Boohoo launches German language site as international sales climb

22 July 2014 | By

Pure play etailer Boohoo has launched a German language website, its third local language site in the past year.

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The Hut Group in line for £100m investment from KKR

21 July 2014 | By

Online retailer The Hut Group is set to receive £100m for a 20% stake in the company from Boots owner and private equity firm KKR.

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The Drapers interview- Alexia Parmigiani

26 July 2014 | By

We caught up with one of the winners from the design categories at the Drapers Footwear & Accessories Awards 2014 in May to find out how they plan to capitalise on their success.

Footwear family: the signature high heels and woven ankle boots, the Mayfair store, and Samantha, Bernardo and Stephanie Müller Knab

The Drapers interview- Lele PyP

26 July 2014 | By

We caught up with one of the winners from the design categories at the Drapers Footwear & Accessories Awards 2014 in May to find out how they plan to capitalise on their success.

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Shopwatch: Oasis

24 July 2014 | By

Oasis continues to evolve its domestic-based flagship design, with Glasgow Buchanan Galleries the site of its latest incarnation.

The young fashion chain has unveiled a fresh store concept at Westfield London

Shopwatch: New Look

5 July 2014 | By

Fast-fashion retailer New Look is upping its game.

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