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London Fashion Week: day three, buyer diarySubscription
Matchesfashion’s head of womenswear buying Cassie Smart shares her highlights from day three at London Fashion Week.
London Fashion Week: day two, buyer diarySubscription
Lisa Aiken, fashion director at American online retailer Moda Operandi, shares her highlights from the second day of London Fashion Week.
London Fashion Week: day one, buyer diary Subscription
On the first day of London Fashion Week’s spring 20 womenswear season, Stavros Karelis, buying director of London store Machine A, shares his highlights from the day.
John Lewis poised to reveal lossesSubscription
The John Lewis Partnership is expected to unveil a loss this week, as it reports its results for the first half-year of 2019.
Sales edge up at PrimarkSubscription
Sales at Primark have risen 4% year on year for the 52 weeks to 14 September, as the retailer’s expansion continues apace. However, like-for-like sales dropped by 2% for the period, and it warned that future margins are set to take a hit.
Buyers circle IntuSubscription
Intu Properties, the embattled owner of locations such as Manchester’s Trafford Centre and Intu Lakeside in Essex, is reportedly exploring a buyout deal after a challenging period for its shopping centre portfolio.
Ellesse and Wood Wood team up for Alpine collabSubscription
Two of fashion’s most pervasive movements – heritage sportswear and Scandi style – combine in a brand collaboration between Ellesse and Wood Wood.
This season’s catwalk circuit starts this week in New York. But debate is raging about the purpose of fashion weeks, how they are run and the role they play
Acquisitive Boohoo Group ups sales forecastSubscription
The Boohoo Group has raised its sales forecasts for the current financial year, in reflection of “anticipated investments” into its newly acquired businesses.
Chancellor ‘missed a trick’ on business ratesSubscription
Chancellor Sajid Javid’s debut spending review has been met with disappointment over its lack of action on business rates.