Caroline Parry's stories
LFW designers team up for second storeSubscription
London Fashion Week designers including PPQ, Emma Cook and Goat are among the brands to be stocked in a collective pop-up shop in Bath’s upmarket fashion destination, Milsom Place.
14oz to launch co-branded store with Closed Subscription
German contemporary fashion brands and retailers Closed and 14oz are to launch a co-branded store in Berlin this summer.
300 jobs axed as Life & Style closes 22 storesSubscription
Bust homeware and fashion retailer Life & Style, which was born out of the ashes of Ethel Austin, is closing 22 of it 150 stores and making 274 people redundant as administrators RSM Tenon continue talks with potential buyers.
American casualwear retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co has reported an 18% rise in total net sales to $885.5m (£557m) for the 13 weeks to October 30 driven by “outstanding” international sales and an improved domestic performance.
Adidas bullish ahead of World CupSubscription
Adidas has raised its sales forecast for the year after the forthcoming FIFA World Cup drove strong retail sales over the first quarter and its troubled Reebok brand showed signs of revival.
Adidas wins ‘three stripes’ trademark disputeSubscription
Adidas has won the latest round in an ongoing trademark battle with Belgian footwear company Shoe Branding over its three-stripe trademark.
Aftershock London to launch into USSubscription
Womenswear and accessories brand Aftershock London is launching its first US flagship store in Dallas this month.
Alexander McQueen's will to be revealedSubscription
A bulk of the late Alexander McQueen’s £16m fortune has been left to charity and may be used to support students studying at London’s Central Saint Martins, where the late designer was a former student.
Womenswear designer Amanda Wakeley, Patrick Grant, creative director at tailor Norton & Sons and E.Tautz, Harpers Bazaar editor Lucy Yeomans and Fiona Lambert, brand director of George at Asda, will judge this year’s Graduate Fashion Week Gold Award.
Amari aims to grow via forward orderSubscription
Contemporary womenswear brand Amari is shifting its focus to forward order to support the brand’s expansion and better serve its customers.