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Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City have been named the best shopping centres in the UK for the second year running, scooping first and second place respectively.
Consumers hamper business’s sustainable efforts Subscription
Despite improvements in sustainable fashion design and manufacturing processes, new research shows that the number of clothing ended up in landfill or incineration is on the rise.
Korean shoppers favour the UK over JapanSubscription
The number of Korean shoppers to the UK rose dramatically this year, with new figures showing a 9% and 12% rise in tax free spend during the third and second quarters of 2019 respectively.
‘Exceptional' November for online salesSubscription
Online clothing sales hit a three-year high last month, rising by 19.3% year on year - the biggest sales increase since November 2016.
The best sustainable fashion initiatives of 2019Subscription
Fashion brands and retailers upped their focus on going green this year, launching sustainable initiatives that ranged from purposeful store designs to recycled collections, while MPs also stepped up their focus on the industry’s impact on the environment.
Conservatives win landslide electionSubscription
Boris Johnson won last night’s election with 43.6% of UK votes.
Gant sourcing director takes global roleSubscription
Premium fashion brand Gant has promoted Kate King from sourcing director, Asia-Pacific, to executive vice-president of global sourcing.
Primark’s leading lady of productSubscription
Primark’s Paula Dumont Lopez splits her time between Ireland, the UK and Spain, and is equally fond of shopping at her company and at small independents
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Boohoo founders sell shares Subscription
Boohoo Group co-founders Carol Kane and Mahmud Kamani have sold a total £142.5m worth of shares in the fast fashion etailer.