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Clothing and footwear e-tailer Zalando has secured €40.7m (£32.6) in long-term debt financing from a consortium of German banks.
Younger focus at third Clements & Church shopSubscription
Midlands-based premium menswear indie Clements & Church is targeting a younger customer with its third store, which opened in Solihull this week.
Yasmin Sewell leaves LibertySubscription
Liberty is scrapping the role of chief creative consultant following the departure of Yasmin Sewell, who has been working with the luxury department store for three years.
WSGN Global Fashion Awards: shortlist announcedSubscription
Trend forecaster WGSN has revealed the shortlist for its annual Global Fashion Awards, which will be held at New York’s Gotham Hall on October 20.
Woolmark Prize reveals regional nomineesSubscription
The 49 regional nominees for the 2014 Woolmark Prize have been revealed ahead of the judging, which will take place in June and July.
Wool shortage will put 10% on price of a suitSubscription
Menswear retailers and brands are braced for a surge in raw wool prices at a time when demand for formalwear is outpacing the rest of the market.
Women's and kidswear drive clothing prices riseSubscription
Women’s and kidswear drove an increase in clothing prices during February although they remain down 4.2% on the same time last year.
Weyco brings Florsheim to UK and expands Umi Subscription
Weyco Group, the US men’s branded footwear company, is set to ramp up its European presence with the launch of its Florsheim men’s footwear brand in the UK for spring 11 and the expansion of its recently acquired kids’ footwear business Umi.
Wet summer fails to sink stores’ Sale plansSubscription
Working harder on stock and buying strategies pays off for retailers as Sale dates stay in line with last year
Westminster gives green light to Oriana IISubscription
The second phase of Oxford Street’s Oriana scheme, which will bring 76,500 sq ft of retail and leisure to the street’s eastern end, has been given the green light by Westminster Council.